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Good Samaritan Society Resident Assistant, Medication Aide in Howard Lake, Minnesota

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Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided over 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

Facility: GSS MN Howard Lake The Ldg
Location: Howard Lake, MN
Address: 445 1st St E, Howard Lake, MN 55349, USA
Shift: Evening
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 12.00
Salary Range: $16.00 - $19.50
Pay Info: $2,000 sign-on bonus!

Department Details

Ever wanted to get a start in health care, but never knew where to start?

Join us at the Good Samaritan Society - The Lodge of Howard Lake, an 18 bed, assisted living building. Our team is here to help with services ranging from gentle reminders to assistance during daily activities.

We work with residents and their loved ones to find the right balance between independence and support. Our team focuses on providing the quality of care and quality of life seniors deserve.

This role will see you working three shifts per week 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and every other weekend.

Job Summary

Provides care and services such as medication administration, healthcare services, activities of daily living assistance and other duties, as assigned, in a caring, safe and efficient manner and is responsible to perform according to location standards and procedures. Assists residents with self-administration of medications. May administer medications with proper training. Assists residents in maintaining proper and clean appearance. Assists residents with bathing and maintaining cleanliness of all body areas. Helps residents with toileting needs. Helps residents with dressing and undressing and maintaining proper clothing. Assists residents in transferring, repositioning and walking. Obtain vital signs accurately and reports changes in resident health status. Adheres to OSHA and CDC guidelines to minimize infections by following aseptic cleaning techniques, including those that apply to blood borne pathogens. Demonstrates safe and proper techniques for chemical use, and follows SDS guidelines for any exposure.

Assists with preparing and serving nutritious, appealing meals and snacks to residents following orders, standards and regulations. Folds, hangs and distributes clean linens and personal clothing. Prepares and launders soiled linen / clothing. Cleans residents' rooms and bathrooms, work areas and other public areas. Takes part in community involvement in location and works with volunteers.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. High School Diploma or GED may be required based on working state.

If working at a facility in which a lift is utilized to move residents, must meet the minimum state age requirement.

Must complete and maintain assigned medication administration training program and competencies per state guidelines.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0125223
Job Function: Nursing
Featured: No