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MEDICATION ASSISTANT - 030100-ASPIRUS CARE & REHAB

at Aspirus Wausau Hospital

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 108687

Job Description

Non-Nursing Clinical

Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics

Medford, WI

030100-ASPIRUS CARE & REHAB

Part Time

Day

24 hours a week

19776

Aspirus was recently recognized as one of the top 15 Health Systems in the United States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country, based on overall organizational performance. It's an exciting time to join our growing organization! Our system and service area extends from beautiful central and northern Wisconsin into the majestic lake shore regions of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We have 8 hospitals and over 55 primary care/specialty clinics.

JOB SUMMARY

Named as one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, Aspirus Medford Hospital offers all of the friendliness and flexibility of a 25-bed critical access hospital with the horsepower of a large healthcare system. This includes digital imaging, EPIC EMR, on-site sleep lab, retail pharmacy, skilled nursing facility, dialysis unit, birthing center, cancer infusion center, and a public fitness center.

Medford, Wisconsin is a quiet, safe small town community in north central Wisconsin with a strong light industrial base offering a reasonable cost of living. Live on a private lake 8 miles from the hospital for less than $250k! Excellent school system and only 45 minutes to Wausau and Marshfield and 2.5 hours to Minneapolis/St. Paul.

The Medication Assistant will:

  • Under the supervision of the RN, Supervising RN and Director of Nursing, prepare, dispense, administer and record medications in standards of nursing practice, facility policies and procedures, and federal and state regulations
  • Perform certain treatments as allowed by facility policy and state and federal regulations, and duties shall be consistent with licensing requirements
  • Provide direct resident care based on individualized resident care plan, physician orders and according to policies and procedures established by Aspirus Care & Rehab.

LOCATION

Medford, WI – Aspirus Care & Rehab

REQUIREMENTS

Candidate must have:

· Completed an approved of instruction in Medication Administration and have current certification as a Medication Assistant.

  • Ability to use aseptic technique and have knowledge of infection control procedures and Universal Precautions.
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately and maintain and uphold standards of nursing practice.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of the health care team.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing. Must be able to write clear and accurate reports and make accurate observations and evaluations.
  • Ability to organize work, set priorities, react in emergency situations, and make precise observations and decisions within scope of training.
  • Honesty, dependability, and ability to exhibit a caring manner toward residents, form therapeutic and professional relationships with residents and communicate effectively with residents, staff, physicians and family members.
  • Adherence to the departmental dress code.
  • Ability to safely perform the Essential Job Functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Prior Nursing & Rehab experience and knowledge of the aging process, dementia, and chronic disease of the elderly preferred, but not required.