Certified Medicine Aide

3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Part-Time, Per Diem
Oakland Grove Health Care Center - Woonsocket, RI
Posted 2 weeks ago

We are hiring a Certified Medicine Aide to join our dynamic care team at Oakland Grove in Woonsocket!

Full-time, part-time, and per diem available on 7a-3p and 3p-11p. Weekly pay with an hourly rate up to $21.

Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life.

Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company.

As the Med Aide, you prepare, administer, and document oral, topical, and other medications under the supervision of a licensed nurse.

Experience & Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have an active and unencumbered CNA license in this state.
  • Medicine Aide certification.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Cleans and maintains medicine cart/medicine room, restocking supplies, as necessary.
  • Administers medications safely, accurately, on time and to the right resident.
  • Observes resident to assure medication has been taken.
  • Performs temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure and charts, as requested.
  • Charts administration of medications accurately on appropriate medication kardexes, following proper procedures.
  • Gives status report to Charge Nurse toward the end of the shift to assist with preparation of the unit report for the oncoming shift. Prepares list of PRN medication administered during shift.
  • Other duties assigned by manager(s).

Specific Requirements:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must possess accurate and comprehensive assessment skills.

About Athena Health Care Systems:

Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment.

Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve.

Athena’s Benefits:

  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program

Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Job Features

Job CategoryCertified Nursing Assistant - CNA, Nursing
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