Medication Aide - Long-term Care - Full-time

Posted: 12/25/2022

Join the team at Avera!

Award Winning Health Care:  Avera has been named among the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.

Culture:  Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera:  Competitive pay, front-loaded PTO and options for free health insurance, sign-on bonuses, various shifts to fit your lifestyle and opportunities for career growth.

Join Avera as a Medication Aid and join a mission driven organization with a great company culture, and team environment.

Position Highlights:

  • This position may be eligible for a $1,000 sign on bonus!
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) available on Day 1!
  • Options for Free Health Insurance!
  • Career Growth: Great opportunity to obtain healthcare experience for those that are looking to further their education in healthcare or be involved in an ever changing career with upward mobility.
  • Gain hands-on experience in care working alongside nurses and other professionals who are passionate about creating a positive impact.

Job Summary

  • Works under the direction of the charge nurse on duty, passes and documents on medication and treatments that are provided and ordered during their shift.
  • They perform only the treatments that they are competent in performing and delegated by the charge nurse. PRN medication administration is reviewed by the charge nurse prior to administration.
  • The TMA assists to supervise the nursing assistants that are working on their Care Center Unit.
  • The Medication Aide assists as time allows with other nursing assistant duties.


  • Must have current Nursing assistant certificate in the State of Minnesota.
  • Must have current MN Trained Medication Aide Certification.

Work Schedule

  • Evening Shift, 2:00pm-10:30pm, every other weekend, every other holiday; 80 hours every 2 weeks


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

  • $19.00 - $25.25 per hour