Job Information

Good Samaritan Society Senior Living Med Aide in Ellsworth, Kansas

Location: Good Samaritan Society Ellsworth Village
Address: 1156 Hwy 14, Ellsworth, KS 67439-9700 USA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Shift: 12 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Summary

Easy Application Process - Mobile Device Friendly - Phone Interviews

Do you have a passion for resident care?Do you enjoy working in a smaller facility with a close knit staff?Ellsworth Village in a wonderful facility with a big heart that would love to add you to their family!

This Senior Living Med Aide position works one 12 hour day each week. This employee has a two week schedule where they work Monday the first week and Tuesday the second. This position will also fill in for other employees as needed and may pick up additional hours working at the skilled nursing facility.

Incentives

Incentives for this position include the following-

  • Sign-on/retention bonuses.

  • Shift differentials.

  • Loan forgiveness program.

  • Competitive pay & benefits.

Why work for the Good Samaritan Society?

The Good Samaritan Society is the nation's largest non-profit senior care company. With nearly 100 years of charting new territory, the Society is transforming the aging experience in America. Now, partnered with Sanford Health, we are able to provide care through all stages of life.

https//www.good-sam.com/

https//www.sanfordhealth.org/

Why work for Ellsworth Village?

Ellsworth Village is a wonderful facility for residents and staff alike, offering post-acute care, short term rehabilitation, long term nursing home care, and adult day services. They also provide senior housing, including cottages, duplexes, and fourplexes.Recent renovations give the facility a pleasant ambiance.Excellent staff with a positive attitude make the experience enjoyable.And strong leaders help guide the facility to provide excellence in care to residents. Find your home away from home- join the Good Samaritan Family now!

https//www.good-sam.com/locations/ellsworth-village

Why work (or live) in Ellsworth?

Ellsworth is a safe and welcoming community. It is a wonderful place to live and raise a family, and there are many opportunities to be active in the community.At just over 3,000 people, Ellsworth is one of the larger small towns in Kansas, and is only 30 minutes from the wonderful city of Salina.

https//www.ellsworthks.net

What You'll Do

This position provides care and services such as medication administration, healthcare services, activities of daily living assistance and other duties, as assigned, in a caring, safe and efficient manner and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards and procedures.

Assists residents with self-administration of medications; may administer medications with proper training. Provides the right medication to the right person at the right time in the right dose and by the right route ensuring all changes in medication are responded to in a timely manner. Stores medications correctly, cleans and locks med cart or other storage system. Follows location policy for missed medications, accidentally dropped or spit out by the resident, and medication errors. Follows procedures for documentation, including narcotics sign out. Follows up with observation and documentation of resident response to medication received. Provides care and services according to resident service plan. Follows procedures for documentation and medical emergencies. Obtain vital signs accurately and reports changes in resident health status. Assists residents with dressing and maintaining proper clothing. Assists residents in maintaining proper and clean appearance, to include bathing, oral hygiene, trimming nails, and shaving unwanted hair. Assist with application and care of hearing aids, eyeglasses, and prostheses if appropriate and applicable. Promotes highest level of resident mobility. Assures residents have access to their assistive devices to support mobility. Assists as necessary with housekeeping, laundry and dining duties. Provides assistance recreational programs and encouraging residents to participate. Adheres to OSHA and CDC guidelines to minimize infections by following aseptic cleaning techniques, including those that apply to blood borne pathogens. Demonstrates safe and proper techniques for chemical use, and follows SDS guidelines for any exposure.

What You'll Need

Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job. A high school education or higher education is not required to be hired into this job. A high school diploma or GED is required for administration of medication in some states– refer to state regulations.

Basic ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities.

Must be able to speak read and write in English and be able to articulate clearly and audibly.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit-

https//good-sam.jobs/eeo-and-affirmative-action/

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include

  • Health, dental, & vision insurance.

  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching donations

  • Paid short term disability and life insurance.

  • A full suite of additional insurances and benefits.

To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit-

https//good-sam.jobs/benefits/

Division: UNIVERSAL WORKER
Req ID: req46914