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Medication Technician

Company: Heritage Point Assisted Living and Memory Care
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description OVERALL JOB PURPOSE The primary responsibility of this position is to administer medications to residents and assist with other aspects of their daily care and routine. MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent Six months of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience Appropriate certification, as required by state Previous experience in senior living preferred Attention to detail to administer and accurately record the administration of medications for residents as prescribed by the physician in accordance with established policies and procedures of Sunshine Retirement Living and applicable state/federal regulations Demonstrated ability to communicate politely and effectively (in English), both verbally and in writing, with residents and staff Meet state related requirements (if applicable to position) Ability to work in a team setting and be a positive team player Maintain a positive, respectful, and professional approach with coworkers and residents Possess excellent customer and organizational skills Ability to work under time constraints with little supervision and meet department deadlines Satisfactorily pass Sunshine---s and state regulated criminal record clearance, health screening and TB clearance (if applicable) ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Provide residents with medication administration and treatment assistance according to health care provider---s orders Monitor health, safety, and well-being of the residents. Promptly report any changes in resident---s physical condition and/or behavior to Health Services Director Accurately maintain resident records regarding medication distribution, leisure activities, incidents, and observations Properly store medications and equipment and keeps the medication room clean and orderly Ensures prescription label and storage procedures meet state standard Properly follow shift-change procedures and documentation Assist with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, and eating Encourage and/or remind residents to participate in activities. Promote activities to enthusiastically to pique residents--- interest Assist in keeping the environment safe and happy for residents Immediately respond to resident emergencies; provide first aid assistance; debrief and document incident following company procedures Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor OTHER JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Perform all work assigned for the agreed-upon salary, accepting no additional payment or non-perishable gifts from residents, vendors, Community Management, or others Meet the assigned work requirements of the job. Regular attendance is required Serve as a role model for all employees by displaying a responsible, cooperative, and positive attitude Represent the Community in a professional, courteous, and friendly manner Adhere to dress/appearance code. Changes in attire may be dictated by special occasion or weather conditions. If you have questions, check with your supervisor Adhere to and follow company policies, procedures, and standards Promote resident advocacy and demonstrate excellent customer service at all times Maintain personnel, resident, and business proprietary and/or confidential matters/material in strict confidence with management of the company (and/or other company staff as needed) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Physical Demands and Work Environment The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 20% or less 20% to 40% 40% to 60% 60% to 80% 80% to 100% Stand X Walk X Sit X Pushing, pulling and/or reaching X Grasping and fine manipulation X Climb or balance X Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl X Talk or hear X Taste or smell X Lifts Weight or Exerts Force 20% or less 20% to 40% 40% to 60% 60% to 80% 80% to 100% Up to 10 pounds X Up to 25 pounds X Up to 50 pounds X Up to 100 pounds X More than 100 pounds X

Keywords: Heritage Point Assisted Living and Memory Care, Mishawaka , Medication Technician, Professions , Mishawaka, Indiana

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