Medication Tech - Full-Time 1st Shift
Company: Premier Senior Living
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Must have a Certified Medication Administration certification
(CMA) and experience with passing meds on a medication cart for
seniors.POSTION SUMMARY:Follow established facility policies and
procedures in administering medications to residents in accordance
with physician's orders and state law/regulations. Administers
prescribed medications to residents and maintains related medical
records under the supervision of the Resident Care Coordinator.
Must be able to communicate in English.EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:High
School Diploma or Equivalent and training/certification as required
by state law.EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Demonstrated effective verbal
and written communication skills; ability to interact effectively
with all levels of staff and customers; experience in long-term
care preferred.JOB KNOWLEDGE:Demonstrated ability to utilize
independent and effective judgment, problem-solving and
decision-making skills.DUTIES OF POSITION:Customer Service Present
a professional image: Exhibits a manner that is cordial and
respectful. Conservative, appropriate dress and good personal
hygiene. Communicate effectively: Timely, attentive, respectful,
and clear communication whether verbal, written or body language.
Displays control and calmness in all situations. Maintain privacy
and confidentiality: Respecting others' rights, shares only what
others need to know and in only appropriate places, not in public
areas or near others without a need to know. Anticipate needs,
demonstrate initiative, and strive to exceed expectations:
Empathize with those who are in need. Seek ways to be helpful to
residents, visitors, and the Premier community. Provide superior
service by focusing on our customers. Be an ambassador for your
organization: Be positive and caring as a representative of the
Company. Be a team player: Support your fellow employees; share
your time and talents; be respectful and helpful. Welcome the new
member of the department/ unit. Know the organization: Seek
information; share it with others; always be a resource. Know who
is responsible for each area of the Company with whom interaction
is needed. Assume responsibility for cleanliness: Observe all rules
regarding eating. Leave all areas clean and neat. Promote safety.
Take ownership of complaints: Listen with genuine sincerity,
apologize, resolve or report complaint to someone who can resolve
the complaint. Celebrate Success: Acknowledge your own as well as
others' successes. Be proud!! Participate in departmental or
organizational activities.Mission and Values Shows compassion for
others and commitment to helping those who needs assistance.
Follows compliance program, is sensitive to ethical and compliance
issues and appropriately addresses such issues.Quality of Work Uses
integrity, good judgment and problem solving skills in making
decisions. Produces high quality documentation as evidence by the
following: Follow established facility and state
policies/procedures related to medication administration.
Administer medications to residents in an accurate, timely manner.
Monitor residents for effectiveness of drug therapy and occurrence
of adverse effects. Document resident care related to medication
administration, monitoring, effectiveness of drug therapy and
occurrence of adverse effects. Document notification from physician
and follow up as required and per policy. Follow comprehensive care
plans related to medication administration based on each resident's
needs and his/her comprehensive assessment as assigned. Identify
emergency situations and provide assistance according to policy and
care plan. Follow facility Residents' Rights policies/ procedures.
Provide quality care to residents in an environment which promotes
their rights, dignity, and freedom of choice. Promptly report
changes in residents' conditions to appropriate individual, and
take follow-up action as necessary. Perform basic resident care
assistance when/as required-includes answering call lights. Follow
facility discharge /transfer procedures. Verify accuracy of
narcotics and other drugs; check emergency kit; exchange keys with
appropriate staff member, per policy. Order, receive and store
medications accurately and appropriately. Perform all other duties
as assigned by Management.
Takes steps necessary to produce excellent work in any task or job
that is assigned.
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