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CNA/RMA [Assisted Living & Memory Support]

Company: Fort Norfolk Retirement Community Inc
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:
Harbor's Edge is a premier resort-style Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) located on the harbor in Norfolk, Virginia. Harbor's Edge has a $225 million expansion underway, the River Tower, that includes an additional 24-story tower, doubling the square footage and adding 147 residential living units and 20 assisted living units. When complete, Harbor's Edge will have 300 residential units in addition to a 33 bed (Medicare/Private Pay) Skilled Nursing unit and 80 Assisted Living/Memory Care units. The Community will employ approximately 300 employees.
Harbor's Edge is looking for a highly motivated and skilled Full-Time Registered Medication Aide to join our Team. He/she will be responsible for providing direct support, positive direction, and assistance in accordance to each resident's individualized support plan and personal outcomes.

Responsibilities
Follows individualized plan of care for each assigned resident
Assists patients with activities of daily living (ADLs) as needed
Checks and records vital signs and weights; collects urine, stool, and sputum specimens; and assists with bowel and bladder needs
Administers medications or treatments under the direction of a Licensed Nurse
Assists residents with transfers and ambulation as directed and ordered by the physician using proper body mechanics; use of facility gait belts, back supports, and mechanical devices is required
Encourages residents to participate in recreational activities and assists residents in getting to activities
Provides transportation for residents within facility and, at times, accompanies to appointments outside facility
Responds to urgent calls as needed
Reports and documents daily care
Helps admit and discharge residents according to facility procedure
Attends in-service classes and staff meetings
Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements:
Qualifications
Must be at least 18 years old
High school diploma/GED at a minimum
Certified Nursing Assistant Certification in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Registered Medication Aide licensed in the State of Virginia
Trained in medication administration in accordance with physician's orders and consistent with the standards of practice in A Resource Guide for Medication Management for Persons Authorized Under the Drug Control Act approved VA Nursing Bd with supervision
At least one year of relevant experience
Experience and knowledge of medical terminology, medical records management, and medical supplies and equipment
An up-beat and engaging personality
Genuine desire to work with the elderly and/or disabled
Must be able to exert 50-100 lbs of force to assist elderly in and out of wheelchairs
Able to follow spoken and written instructions
Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and the general public
CPR and First Aid Trained with a valid certificate/card

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Keywords: Fort Norfolk Retirement Community Inc, Chesapeake , CNA/RMA [Assisted Living & Memory Support], Healthcare , Chesapeake, Virginia

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