Sanford Health Medication Assistant Certified - Hospice in Luverne, Minnesota

Medication Assistant Certified | Hospice | Luverne

Hospice patientΓÇÖs caregiver during scheduled work period. Meeting the patientΓÇÖs activities of daily living needs, meal preparation needs, emotional and spiritual support needs, medication compliance needs, and laundry. Responsible for maintenance of the internal hospice environment during scheduled shift. Utilizes cost effective measures to deliver quality care. Complies with hospice philosophy and has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related patient care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of patients of all age groups.

Job Title: Medication Assistant Certified | Hospice | Luverne

City: Luverne

State: Minnesota

Department : Hospice Cottage

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Hospice patientΓÇÖs caregiver during scheduled work period. Meeting the patientΓÇÖs activities of daily living needs, meal preparation needs, emotional and spiritual support needs, medication compliance needs, and laundry. Responsible for maintenance of the internal hospice environment during scheduled shift. Utilizes cost effective measures to deliver quality care. Complies with hospice philosophy and has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related patient care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of patients of all age groups.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Shifts are 12 hours; rotating days, nights, and evenings; every other weekend and rotation of holidays.

Works with patients and families in a home-like setting providing all cares including assisting clients with all ADL's, medication administration, food preparation, and cleaning of the facility and patient rooms. Cottage census ranges from 1-4. Follows the cottage care plan set up by the hospice RN. Position requires LPN to be awake during night shift.

QUALIFICATIONS

Proof of High school diploma or equivalent required. Must have completed a state approved CNA coursework with home health aide training, and CPR certification. Must have completed a state approved home health aide course (TMA) with home health aide training..Satisfactorily completes a written competency test and performance test. Satisfactorily completes yearly competency testing and maintains a record of continuing education credit for each year. (12 hours required annually.)Three years nurse aide or hospice volunteer experience preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Luverne

State: Minnesota

Job Function: Nursing

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req12244