Company: Bickford of Cedar Falls
Location: La Porte City
Posted on: November 24, 2022
Bickford of Cedar Falls - ""There is no higher calling, no
greater purpose than that of a caregiver. Somehow, we've come to
believe that caregiving is just for some of us and not all of us.
Yet at our core, we are all made to love, to connect, to extend
ourselves in service of others. The question is--- do we have the
will to love, to do what it takes, to risk ourselves in caring,
even when the burden is great? In times of happiness, in times of
sadness - we are that caregiver. Whatever it Takes."- Bickford
At Bickford, everything we do revolves around our residents'
happiness by meeting their specific Core Needs. The CMA position is
primarily responsible for resident care and services as outlined in
residents' service plans including, but not limited to medications,
personal care needs, housekeeping, laundry, activities, meals, and
pet care while encouraging resident independence.
RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS
- Know the details of the medications to be administered to your
- Follow the 6 rights of medication administration and Bickford's
Policies and Procedures regarding medication management
- Understand and appropriately utilize the eMAR system for
- Communicate appropriately with RN Coordinator for clarification
and direction - Providing direct resident care- Supervision of
resident care work of non-licensed team members in the skilled
nursing operations and other areas throughout the community as
appropriate- In accordance with federal, state and local standards
and Bickford Senior Living policies, you will be a leader in
demonstrating the Bickford Mission 'Whatever it Takes'
Qualifications:- Have a current state license as a Practical
Nurse/Vocational Nurse- A minimum of one (1) year experience in
long term care, assisted living, skilled nursing, hospital, and/or
full service operations- Demonstrated knowledge of nursing
practices, techniques and methods as applied to skilled nursing and
resident care- Demonstration of knowledge of federal, state and
local long term care regulations- Ability to handle multiple
priorities- Possess written and verbal skills for effective
communication- Competent in organizational, time management skills-
Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making
skills- Proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows,
Outlook, Excel) with the ability to learn new applications
Bickford considers the health and safety of its residents, family
members, and team members as its highest priorities. - All offers
of employment with Bickford are conditioned on completing and
passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory
vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing
requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when
Bickford Senior Living offers a comprehensive benefits plan to
eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement
benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid
time off. -Team members may also be eligible to receive a bonus
based on their position.
Bickford Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior
care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our
greatest resource and are looking for people who share our
commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families.
It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior
Living entrust their career to Bickford.
At Bickford, you will---Make a Difference Every DayWe are
passionate about our mission - to champion quality of life for all
seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and
encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.
Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive CommunityThe care-focused
environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We
offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your
Ignite Your PotentialWe believe potential has no limits. We offer
best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our
leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their
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