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Meridian Behavioral Health Medication Aide - 2nd Shift-Will Train in Pine City, Minnesota

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Medication Aide

Location: Meadow Creek, Women's Residential Treatment Facility in Pine City, MN

Shift: 2nd shift 3:00pm-11:30pm Including every other weekend

Meridian Behavioral Health LLC is a leader in behavioral health care and addiction recovery services, with a network of addiction treatment centers throughout Minnesota. Our programs deliver an expansive set of services to hundreds of clients daily. We're looking for talented, experienced and passionate professional to enhance our team. Our goal is to attract and retain the best!

We are currently searching for a full-time Medication Aide to work in the nursing department at our women's residential facility, Meadow Creek. This position is great for CNA's or PCA's who are looking for a change and wants to gain more experience with a different patient population. Also, for nursing students who want to get hands on experience. Or, anyone who is passionate about chemical dependency and mental health and wants to make a difference in someone's recovery .

Responsibilities:

  • Provide appropriate nursing services and education to clients.

  • Observe, record, and reports to the appropriate person any symptoms, reactions and changes in a client’s condition.

  • Receives and transcribes physician order to client charts.

  • Chart nursing notes in an informative and descriptive manner reflecting the care provided and the response to that care.

  • Participate in report at shift change.

  • Administer Mantoux upon admission.

  • Complete scheduled weekly updates.

  • Complete scheduled chart audits.

  • Maintain compliance with the Minnesota Department of Health regulations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Interest in Behavioral Health and Chemical Dependency

  • A minimum of two years freedom from chemical abuse problems.

  • 18 years of age or older

  • TMA certification is a plus. Must become TMA certified with the company if hired.

  • Experience with medication passing and EMR's preferred

Benefits:

  • Competitive pay

  • 20 days of paid-time-off + 6 paid holidays

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance + HSA/FSA

  • 401(k) – ROTH and traditional options

  • Discount with Verizon cell phone plans

  • Tuition reimbursement and discounted tuition at select colleges

  • A job with a sense of purpose as you help people on their path to recovery

We owe our success to the passion, commitment and expertise of our staff. Our licensed and experienced staff takes the role of coach/teacher, providing support and encouragement from the heart. Come join us and see the difference you’ll make!

Meridian Behavioral Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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