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2/22/2019
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Medication Technician/Resident Aides-Part Time
Providence Life Services | Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Job Description

The primary purpose of your job is to assist in helping deliver quality care to our Assisted Living and Memory Care population. We are looking for applicants who love and are dedicated to working with the elderly population; and have patience, experience and strong desire to learn.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME TO SPEED UP THE HIRING PROCESS.

Summary of essential job functions

* Act as in aiding the current clinical team in assisting the resident's with ADL's
* Help remind resident of medication times and meal times.
* Assist residents in medication administration.
* Ability to respond to emergency situations and alert the Director of Nursing or supervisory staff.
* Assist residents with cleaning, laundry, and toileting.

Skills necessary

* Compassionate and empathetic personality.
* Effective communication and computer skills a must.
* Previous experience in a long term care or assisted living setting is a plus.
* Must be open to training and learning day-to-day responsibilities.
* Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum height of 3 feet.
* Experienced Caregiver and/or trained Medical Assistant preferred.

About Providence Life Services

Providence Life Services is committed to the Membership Covenant of the AAHSA Quality First program. Through this program all Providence campuses and services publicly assert these commitments and values: We are committed to achieving excellence in the quality of care and services provided to consumers, and thus earning the public's trust. We believe that aging has a fulfilling purpose in life and that our society's elders have enduring value to family and community. We believe that not-for-profit organizations have a special role in society to provide healthy, affordable, and ethical aging services. Our objective is to provide the highest quality and most compassionate care and services to the people we serve. We believe that the field of aging services should adhere to applicable legal, ethical, and professional standards that are based on stated values and policies in each of our organizations. We believe that we should offer programs and services that are based on contemporary research and knowledge to meet the needs of the people we serve as well as paid and volunteer caregivers, to the best of our ability. To learn more, visit AAHSA's Quality First

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