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What does a Medication Aide do?:
You will be providing medication services and direct resident
care, assist in maintaining a positive physical and psychosocial
environment for residents. You will help our residents with
activities of daily living, housekeeping, laundry and other daily
Why join the Prestige Care Family in the Medication Aide role
and what can we offer you?
* See the impact of your expertise and care by interacting with
our residents on a daily basis.
* Collaborate with a strong team of health care providers, all
while working in a home-like setting.
* The ability to bring pure joy, security and community to our
residents and their families.
* Our 35+ year old, family-owned and operated organization (with
over 80 locations in 8 states) means we aren’t too small, but not
too big. You are known here.
* We have a defined, strong promote-from-within culture. If you
want to move up, and you have the drive to build a career in the
health care space, you have a home here.
* Many of our communities have deficiency free surveys and win
national quality care awards – join the award-winning team!
In this job, every day you will…
1. Responsible for the daily operation of the medication room
and medication services as directed by the Health Services Director
(HSD) and in accordance with physician orders, state regulations
and the nurse practice act.
2. Processes physician medication and treatment orders in
accordance with state regulations and the nurse practice act.
3. Administers and assists with the self-administration of
routine and non-routine medications in accordance with physician
orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.
4. Completes simple treatments and monitors residents as
directed by the health service director in accordance with
physician orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.
5. Maintains accurate records of medication and treatment
services provided or omitted, including controlled substances in
each resident’s clinical record.
6. Reports and records changes in resident condition, incidents
and accidents to HSD, physician and family member as indicated
under the direction of the HSD. Completes all incident forms.
7. Assists in lifting, moving and transporting residents using
proper body mechanics or assistive devices as directed by the
resident’s cooperative service plan.
Education Experience you need to qualify:
* You will need a high school diploma or GED with one or more
years of personal care experience with older adults preferred or as
required by state regulations.
* You must hold state required medication pass certification or
other required certification, complete state required delegation
and/or training requirements, and successfully complete the
medication pass competency.
* You must have word processing skills and have a current CPR
certification, First Aid training, and Food Handlers permit as
required by state regulations.
Ways you can advance beyond the Medication Aide role:
Once you master this role, you could consider the Lead
Medication Aide, Resident Care Coordinator, Expressions Director,
or Executive Director jobs with Prestige Care.
EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED – At Prestige, it is our promise to
personally touch lives every day. It is a philosophy of caring
based on our core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and
respect, that are at the center of all that we do. We are committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents all of us,
coming from different experiences, cultures, backgrounds, and
viewpoints. Inclusion is the way we treat one another and how we
celebrate what makes us different.:
Questions? Contact AutumnWindED@prestigecare.com
Information About Prestige Assisted Living at Autumn Wind
Located at 200 w. Beech Street in Caldwell, Idaho, Prestige
Assisted Living at Autumn Wind has 60 apartments of assisted
living, as well as 15 units of memory care.
Autumn Wind is a beautiful community that has a strong
reputation in the area as a employer-of-choice, but also, is no
stranger to winning awards. They won a “Silver” award through the
American Health Care Association in 2017, and recently won the
“Best Assisted Living Community” in Canyon County in 2020! Autumn
Wind has a long-tenured team, with many team members been there for
10-15 years, so if a stable work environment is important, this
would be the place for you.
Our Executive Director has built out a robust employee retention
fund to support our staff, and have a competitive and comprehensive
benefits package for all full time team members. When help is
needed, all department heads pitch in – there is no job too big, or
too small – it’s a true team culture at Autumn Wind.
Our Executive Director at Autumn Wind mentions that her
leadership style is one where she “ likes to lead by example. I do
not ask my staff to perform any task that I would not feel
comfortable doing. I actively engage my team in discussions and ask
for input on certain decision making, especially when it affects
If working in a home-like setting, with a strong team
atmosphere, and with a national award-winning employer that has a
great promote-from-within culture, then Prestige Assisted Living at
Autumn Wind is the place for you.
Who Is Prestige Care?
Prestige Care is a family of over 75 skilled nursing +
post-acute care centers, as well as assisted living and memory care
communities in 8 Western states. We are an organization of over
5,000 team members who serve thousands of residents, where we have
the privilege of personally touching their lives every day.
We have four core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and
respect that guide everything that we do. With a strong commitment
to career development and advancement, Prestige Care is a employer
that can help you achieve your career goals and objectives. With a
healthcare career at Prestige Care, you will enjoy a collaborative,
team-oriented environment where your work truly matters at the end
of every day.