Fairview Health Services

Trained Medication Assistant - TMA

Job Locations US-MN-Burnsville
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(9/19/2022 2:07 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-100474
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
Patient Care (Non RN/LPN)
Community
Ebenezer Ridges Care Center
Shift
day/evening/night
Hours per 2 weeks
0
Department
Medical Assist-Priv Pay

Overview

We are seeking a Nursing Assistant/Registered/TMA to support our residents in our Burnsville, MN Skilled Nursing Facility This role is responsible for providing resident care and services including administration of medication under the direction of the nurse.

 

This patient support position includes;

  • Casual/on call day, evening, night shift
  • Must pick up three shifts a month; one being a weekend shift

When you come to work at Ebenezer, we promise to support your growth, honor your strengths and empower you to make a difference in the lives of others. Named as a Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 11th time, Ebenezer is Minnesota’s largest senior living organization with over 100 years of excellent service, and we’re growing at an unprecedented rate!

 

Ebenezer Ridges Care Center is a multi-award winning nursing and care community in Burnsville. We are located across the street from Fairview Ridges Hospital, and conveniently located at the I-35E and I-35W split. The Care Center offers short-term and long-term skilled nursing care and services for seniors needing daily assistance or ongoing nursing care. Our warm and welcoming community offers 56 private suites and 17 semi-private suites. Minneapolis /St. Paul Magazine named us a Top Senior Community in 2021. U.S. News and World Report named us a Best Nursing Home 2020-2022. 

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Assists resident with personal cares based on individual plan of care (bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, toileting, nail care, dressing , showers and answers and responds to call lights)
  • Observes residents and reports status to appropriate staff in a clear, concise manner
  • Performs environmental and other responsibilities as assigned
  • Maintain order and cleanliness in residents rooms and other work areas
  • Assists with admissions, transfers, and discharges as needed
  • Administers medications and treatments as delegated and supervised by a licensed nurse
  • Follows all shift routines regarding measuring of vital signs, weights, and administration of medications and treatments
  • Dispenses meds using the right route, medication, resident time, and dose
  • Maintains an awareness of actual and potential side effects, adverse reactions, contraindications and purposes of medications
  • Alerts nurse prior to administration of a PRN medication
  • Maintains a clean medication cart
  • Performs other duties as requested

Qualifications

Required:

  • Nursing Assistant Course
  • Active on MN Nursing Assistant registry
  • Completion of required training and meet the state requirements for medication adminstration with a TMA Certificate from the State of MN

Preferred:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 0-1 years of experience
  • Ability to work with a diverse and geriatric population
  • Ability to communicate effectively with empathy and compassion for others
  • Experience working in a patient support role (HHA, PCA, DSP, NA, Resident Assistant)
  • Work experience in a customer service setting

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