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New Providence, NJ

Salary: DOE
Date Posted: October 31, 2017
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 287252

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Certified Medicine Aide for a full time day position in New Providence, NJ.

The Certified Medicine Aide accurately administers and documents medications ordered by Medical Staff and performs all tasks as indicated in the Geriatric Nursing Assistant role. 

Essential responsibilities are listed below and may include other relevant duties as assigned.

  • Effectively implements individualized resident care plans.

  • Responds in a timely fashion to all resident requests.          

  • Provides timely, accurate and complete documentation on resident notes.  

  • Conducts accurate, completed skin assessments and reports changes immediately, including bathing activities.    

  • Maintains schedule of 2 hour intervals for resident rounds for toileting, repositioning, assessing hydration, etc.  Ensures residents' rooms and property are professionally and appropriately handled. 

  • Manages difficult or emotional patient situations and escalates to management as appropriate, maintaining resident confidentiality and dignity at all times.    

  • Escorts residents as required throughout facility, in room and/or throughout community.    

  • Knowledgeable and follows transfer processes.

  • Ability to provide range of motion, proper positioning, and assist with resident ambulation.

  • Follows proper use of Standard Precautions, infection control procedures and all nursing department policies and procedures.  

  • Gives complete report to charge nurse/case manager as needed during the day and at the end of the shift on all residents on assignment.

  • Ability/availability for intermittent weekend and holiday scheduling.

Requirements

Current certification from the State Board of Nursing; active status on Geriatric Nursing Assistant registry; current proof of required CEU’s as a Certified Medicine Aide.