Enlivant is seeking a Medication Assistant
at Allegheny Place in Penn Hills, PA!
Who we are:
At our core, we believe the care and service for America's aging population is not only a moral obligation, but also an honor and a privilege. By combining our fundamental values with our mission to enrich lives through meaningful relationships and vibrant communities, we seek to earn the right to be viewed as the nation's most trusted senior living provider. We employ compassionate people with integrity who embody excellence and promote these values.
Enlivant and its subsidiaries operate more than 200 assisted living residences comprising more than 9,000 resident units across the United States. Enlivant assisted living residences are intimate, vibrant communities where our staff treats residents like family and serves them with the utmost integrity and compassion. Enlivant employs nearly 5,000 people.
Enlivant is a certified "Great Places to Work" for four years in a row, and we believe in not only making an impact in our industry but also with each other. We're also proud to earn the WELL Health-Safety Rating across all our communities for the second consecutive year, recognizing their ongoing commitment to support the health and safety of everyone who walks through their doors.
How others describe us:
"Enlivant is where compassion for residents and their families trumps all else."
"Employees enjoy the people they work with every day, and they find leadership cares and invests in their development and the company's culture."
"I find Enlivant places value in becoming a company where everyone's personal diversity is valued and respected, and where everyone can reach their full potential. There's a warmth and employees seem to genuinely care about each other."
What we have to offer you:
A commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
Professional development and career growth opportunities
Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
Company paid life insurance
Additional coverage options, including Short Term Disability, Accident, Legal, Critical Illness, and pet insurance
A variety of family centered leaves, including New Child Leave
Flexible paid and unpaid time-off benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Discounts on products/experiences through Purchasing Power/Perks at work
As a Medication Assistant, you will:
be primarily responsible for administering or assisting in the administration of medication and treatments in accordance with a resident's health care provider's orders. Also, you will be responsible for assisting residents with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (iADLs), providing general supervision, and respecting residents' rights and needs of choice.
What you'll do here:
Administer or assist in the administration of medication or treatments prescribed by a resident's health care provider and completes the medication administration record (MAR)
Coordinate transmittal of physician orders between prescriber and pharmacy and notify community leadership of issues regarding medication administration
Observe resident responses to treatment and medication and be aware of medication interactions and side effects
Maintain an accurate count of all medications including controlled substances and assist in the auditing of medication counts
Ensure the organization and tidiness of the medication supply area and associated equipment
Document and notify the community leadership team of any changes of resident's physical conditions and behaviors in accordance with Enlivant policies and procedures
Assist residents with ADLs and iADLs including but not limited to bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing, transferring, and eating according to each resident's individual care plan and task sheets
Follow Enlivant reporting guidelines involving resident abuse, neglect, exploitation, and other incidents
Perform other duties as assigned
We'd love to talk if:
You have a High School Diploma (or equivalent) or 1 - 2 years of experience in assisted living or long-term care
You meet, have, or are eligible to obtain all applicable state requirements and certifications
You have basic written and oral English communication skills
You care about serving seniors
Bonus points if:
You are a Certified Nursing Assistant (or assisted living equivalent)
You have Medication Administration training/certification per state requirements
You have 3 - 6 months of related experience and/or training in direct personal care
You have experience interacting with individuals diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer's disease
Pay Range: $16 - $19 / hour, based on experience and certifications.
You are required to complete any necessary health requirements which may change from time-to-time, such as vaccination.
Enlivant is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified individuals will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, gender (including gender expression and identity), nationality and origin, disability (mental or physical), sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other applicable characteristics.
Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Licenses & Certifications
Certified Med Aide