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Caregiver / Certified Medication Aide / CNA

Company: Five Star Residences of Dayton Place
Location: Aurora
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Five Star Residence of Dayton Place1950 S. Dayton St. Denver CO. 80247303-751-5150

At this time we are seeking a PT 24 hours weekly & a PRN, 0 hours weekly -Caregiver, Medication Aide OR -CNA -to join our team!Available shifts are Wed. Fri. & Sat. 6am-2pm OR Sat. Sun. -& Mon. 10pm-6am OR any day 2-10pm. Compensation range is $16-18.00 hourly depending on experience and credentials.

ResponsibilitiesCaregiver:Gives report to the Nurse or designated charge person at the end of the shift.Reports any changes to the Nurse or designated charge person immediately for determination of contacting the on-call Nurse.Reminding residents to take medication, opening containers for residents, opening prepackaged medication for residents, reading the medication label to residents, observing residents while they take medication, checking the self-administered dosage against the label of the container, and reassuring residents that they have obtained and are taking the dosage as prescribed.Supervise, assist or provide showers and baths.Supervise, assist residents to dress/undress.Assure the cleanliness and dignity of each resident.

Medication Aide/CNA:This is the job of the Medication Aide to administer oral and external medications to residents under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed practical/vocational nurse.Follows current standards of hygiene, safety and infection control when handling, storing and disposing of medications.Administers medications within 60 minutes of scheduled time.Takes and records vital signs upon administration of medications when required.Recognizes the residents right to refuse medication.Notifies the appropriate RN/LPN when making the decision not to administer medication or treatment.Clarifies any order or treatment regimen believed to be inaccurate, ineffective or contraindicated by consulting with the appropriate licensed nurse (RN/LPN).Monitors residents who self-administer medications and report deviation from the plan of care to the licensed or registered nurse.Secures medication cart.Removes discontinued, outdated or deteriorated drugs from inventory.Recognizes and reports unsafe conditions for medication provision.Accurately documents medication provision.Recognizes and reports general reactions to medications.Recognizes the limitations of the Medication Aide role.

Keywords: Five Star Residences of Dayton Place, Aurora , Caregiver / Certified Medication Aide / CNA, Other , Aurora, Colorado

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