Carepartner LLH-Nursing FT Job Listing at Alegent Health in Omaha, NE (Job ID alegenthealth-46742&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1)
Hospital / Healthcare
Alegent Creighton Health is the largest not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare provider in Nebraska and southwest Iowa with 11 acute care hospitals, a specialty spine hospital, freestanding inpatient psychiatric and skilled nursing facilities and more than 100 Alegent Creighton Clinic locations. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, Alegent Creighton Health and Alegent Creighton Clinic are committed to teaching the health professionals of the future.
Our commitment to our patients and their families is high, but the return on that commitment is even higher. We are committed to our employees by ensuring we hire individuals who also believe in enriching the lives of those we serve. If this sounds like you - apply today and join the Alegent Creighton Health team! We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
6:00am to 2:30pm. Every other weekend and every other holiday required
Participates in admission assessments and ongoing assessments to determine the residents needs and support to be provided. Partners with family and other team members to best meet resident needs and desires.
Participates in the development and implementation of individualized care planning.
Assists with personal care to an assigned group of residents. Partners with nurses and other Carepartners to assure that needs of all household residents are accommodated.
Administers Medications and treatments approved by Medication Aide Act. Documents all medications and treatments according to approved procedures
Partners with dietary department to assure individualized meals and snacks.
One to three years experience as a CNA
BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say Professional Level-with AED¿, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
Designation as a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Successful completion of a State of Nebraska approved medication aide course.
Listed on the Nebraska Health and Human Services Registry as a Certified Medication Aide (40 hour course) and Nursing Assistant.
To be a Certified Medication Aide, the individual must be at least 18 years old and be of good moral character.
The registration process includes completing an application form and returning it and registration fee to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (Department).
Information on the application form includes applicants full name, identifying information such as social security number, age, setting in which the applicant will provide medications, any convictions or pardons of a felony or misdemeanor, and a record of any training and/or competency testing required.
Every three years, competency must be retested and the registration on the Certified Medication Aide Registry renewed.
A renewal notice will be sent to each Certified Medication Aide by the Department.
It is the Medication Aide's responsibility to keep the Department up-to-date ion the current address.
Failure to do so may cause the registration to lapse.
To renew a registry, send the completed renewal form, a record of recent competency test, and the required renewal fee to the Department.
Changes of address or renewal information can be sent to:
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Regulation and Licensure, Credentialing Division
Medication Aide Registry
P O Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
The activities of the Certified Medication Aide are also defined by the Act.
A Certified Medication Aide can provide routine medications by the following basic routes:
2. Inhalation (inhalers, nebulizers, and oxygen)
4. Instillation into the eyes, ears, and nose.
Genuine interest in geriatric care.
Compassion for seniors and those in a transitional stage of life.
Ability to collaborate and work as a team member and leader.
Ability to prepare and administer medication and treatments; using the 5 Rights - Right patient, right medication or treatment, right time, right dose, right route.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Ability to organize and prioritize work, individual and group interaction skills.
Job requires continuous reading skills, good verbal and written communication skills.
The caregiver must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the residents served on his or her assigned unit.
The individual must demonstrate the knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the resident's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each resident's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs as described in the department's policies, procedures, or performance appraisal standards.
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