Medication Aide - Tech
Posted on: January 11, 2022
Medication Aide - Tech-- -Position Summary: Provides residents
with medication services per the health care orders in regard to
administration or assistance with medications and treatments, per
State regulation, also provides direct care to residents following
their individualized service plans. Benefits offered Example: Paid
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance for full-time employees
Retirement plan options 401k
FT/PT and on call shifts available
Paid HCA Training Free parking, meals, and a great team! --
-Responsibilities of the Medication Aide - Tech: Resident charts.
Keeping documentation current (Community forms, licensing
documentation, physician-- -orders, incident reports. etc.)
Communicate resident status changes.
Ensure all medication documentation is current and correct,
including medication administration forms,-- -physician orders,
change of dosages, written orders to confirm telephone orders,
Ensure the medication room is completely stocked with all required
continuous, PRN, over-the- Counter-- -(OTC), and other medications
as ordered by the physician.
Coordinate medication orders and deliveries with pharmacies.
Follows proper procedure pertaining to incidents/ accidents to the
Communicate with physicians and other healthcare providers as
Monitor Psychotropic med use is congruent with physician orders and
ensuring resident behaviors actually-- -warrant the use of
Completes an accurate accounting of all medications, including
controlled substances per policy.
Control medication room access and key assignment.
Pour, pass, and assist with the administration of medications in
accordance with state regulations.
Coordinate physician and other medical appointments.
Read all communication notes regarding the community between the
Other duties as assigned. -- -Qualifications: To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and
Experience: -- -High school diploma or (GED); 6 months to 1-year
related experience preferred and/or training in direct care
services with older adults, or equivalent combination of education
and experience. Knowledge of dementia and Alzheimer"s is a plus,
may also require special certification per state regulations.
Special Licenses and other Special Requirements: Must complete and
pass State required Medication Aide/Tech course. -- -About Cogir:
COGIR Management USA delivered the Happy Living brand by listening
attentively to the-- -needs of American seniors, their families,
and our employees.
Every Happy Living community is a unique and dynamic place, shaped
by the residents themselves and led by an empowered on-site
executive team. We promote local leadership so decisions are made
on-site, quickly, and in the best interests of the community. --
-We are proud of our teams.
Successful candidates must be able to pass a background check,
pre-employment TB and Physical if hired.JB.0.00.LN
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