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POSITION: Medication Technician
REPORTS TO: Health and Wellness DirectorFLSA: Part-time orFull-time
OUR MISSION: We focus on providing genuine hospitality and five-star quality care.
POSITION SUMMARY Provides medication assistance and personal care to the residents of the community, following the guidelines provided by Park Avenue Lifestyle. This position reports to the Health and Wellness Director and may be required to supervise other staff positions.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: •Supports the mission, vision, and goals of the organization, upholding and promoting the company culture and vision. •Participate in incoming/outgoing shift report. •Complete documentation per Park Avenue standards to ensure that all care services are provided and that resident needs are met. •Supervises Resident Assistants on assignment in the nursing department while on shift. •Participate in narcotic count at shift change, ensuring accurate documentation of inventory count. •Completes administration of medication as directed ensuring compliance with “Rights of Medication Administration”. •Participates in weekly medication cart audits, as assigned.•Assists in re-ordering of medication. •Supervises and maintains cleanliness of medication room. •Ensures that all new medication orders are faxed to the pharmacy to obtain medication in an accurate and timely manner. •Informs families when mail order medicines need to be reordered.•Follows Physician Order Protocol to ensure proper processing of orders. •Document and report to Health and Wellness Director any resident change of condition/status per policy. •Assists in completing chart audits and thinning per policy. •Assists with documenting incident reports correctly and timely.
•Assists Health and Wellness Director in creating and maintaining of resident charts/care files.•Participates in community Wellness Programs as assigned.•Obtains and records residents’ vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration), weight, as directed.•Observes resident to detect response to specified types of medications and prepares report or notifies designated personnel of unexpected reactions. •Schedules doctor’s appointments based on the needs of the resident.•Assures call lights are answered in a timely manner to attend to the residents needs as soon as possible after the call light is signaled. •Attends training courses at community and maintains up to date monthly, quarterly, annual training through LMS system- learning management system.•Assures all caregiver duties are performed as assigned and documented appropriately.•Addresses associate, family, and resident concerns to promote satisfaction and good •communication. •Is fully knowledgeable of the fire evacuation and disaster policy of the community and participates as assigned in fire and disaster drills.•Maintains confidentiality of all pertinent personal and health information concerning residents and staff.•Demonstrates an understanding of compliance and ethics program policies and procedures.•Completes all mandatory compliance, HIPAA and state and federal regulatory training as •required.•Other duties as assigned, and which relate to the success of the community and the care,comfort, and happiness of our residents.EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS: •High School Diploma/GED or 1-2 years of relevant experience. •Be at least 18 years of age.•Ability to communicate clearly and effectively. •Medication Administration training/certification per state requirements. •Must meet all health requirements. •Experienced Caregiver of Certified Nursing assistant certification per state requirements •CPR certification.•Must have strong understanding of the English language sufficient to read and write.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position:StandWalk SitUse hands/finger to handle/feelReach with hands and arms Climb or balanceBend/kneel/crouch/crawl Talk and hearTaste and smellThis position requires time spent lifting/pushing weight or exerting force in the following manner:Up to 10 pounds Up to 25 pounds Up to 50 pounds Up to 100 pounds Over 100 pounds NoneUnder 1/3 1/3 to 2/3Over 2/3XXXXXXXXXNoneUnder 1/3 1/3 to 2/3Over 2/3XXXXX
EMPLOYEE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of, and qualifications for, this position. The job description is not intended to be inclusive of all duties an individual might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future. Park Avenue Lifestyle reserves the right to revise the duties set forth in this job description at its discretion. By signing below, I acknowledge that I have received this job description. My signature further acknowledges that I have reviewed this job description and understand that I have the individual and joint responsibility to fulfill all the essential duties listed on a consistent and ongoing basis. By signing below, I understand that there are no oral or implied contract of employment at Park Avenue Lifestyle and this job description does not constitute an employment contract. I also understand that my employment is at will and can be terminated with or without notice at any time at the discretion of either Park Avenue Lifestyle or me, in accordance with applicable law


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