Overnight CRMA / CNA – HarborChase of South Portland – South Portland, ME

HarborChase of South Portland is a newly built luxury senior living community offering Assisted Living and Memory Care. We are seeking a conscientious and enthusiastic overnight CRMA to join our team. Our idea candidate will love working with seniors and have a team-oriented attitude as well as a year or more of experience as a CNA / CRMA. We have full and part time positions available and are offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus for full-time hires. Some weekend availability is required.

Position Summary:

Assists with medications and maintains compliance with all state and federal regulations and the standards of HRA.

Essential Functions:

  • Checks each of the six (6) rights of medication administration three (3) different times: (1) When the medication is taken out of the med cart or cabinet; (2) Immediately before assisting with the medication; (3) Immediately after assisting with the medication.
  • Assists with medications to residents according to their Medication Observation Record (MOR)
  • Documents clearly and accurately on the MOR after a medication is taken or given, refused, held, discontinued, changed, disposed of, returned, in accordance with policy
  • Maintains a neat, clean, organized med cart/cabinet and restocks as needed
  • Provides residents with any treatments required as part of their individual service plan
  • Promotes and protects the rights to safe, prompt, and confidential treatment
  • Answers and responds immediately to resident calls
  • Respects the resident’s right to refuse medication and/or treatment
  • Explains to the resident what medication is being given and why, prior to assisting with or administering the medication
  • Observes the resident for any adverse reaction to the medication and reports to the DRC and/or supervisor immediately
  • Reports any and all medication errors honestly and immediately
  • Seeks assistance and advice from supervisor immediately if there are any doubts or questions when assisting with or administering medications or treatments
  • Responds to on-the-job injuries in accordance with policy
  • Notifies supervisor of any concerns or questions presented by the resident’s family member(s)
  • Adheres to universal precautions and all other infection control guidelines
  • Disposes infectious and/or potentially infectious waste according to OSHA regulations
  • Demonstrates respectful behavior in all interactions with residents, families, staff and other visitors to the community
  • Performs specific work duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures
  • Meets or exceeds health standards for appearance, sanitation and hygiene
  • The ability to work in a safe and alert manner
  • The ability to take ownership for associate’s safety and the safety of the residents
  • Must disclose any medication that might impair associate’s ability to perform the job safely or competently.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Leads by example exhibiting the CORE Values through servant leadership
  • Encourages teamwork and promotes company philosophy
  • Attends required community meetings and participates Life Enrichment activities when able
  • Completes all required courses in adherence with HRA University
  • Is prompt and able to perform the required duties of the position on a regular, predictable basis
  • Becomes familiar and understands how to report a missing person using the Safe Return program or equivalent
  • All associates are responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for all community residents

Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with state specific training required for the position
  • Must obtain valid Continuing Education credits as required by the state (if applicable)
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience
  • Experience in a long-care community and/or geriatric nursing preferred
  • Experience in emergency care and first-aid preferred
  • Good working knowledge of Medication Observation Record (MOR)
  • Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management, associates, residents, family members, and outside contacts
  • Clerical and typing skills including typing, data entry, filing, etc. required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Outlook software preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of medical terminology preferred
  • Able to make independent decisions
  • Must possess a passion to work with and around senior citizens.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $22.00 – $25.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Geriatrics

Physical Setting:

  • Long term care

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • South Portland, ME 04106: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

Source: Indeed.com
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