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Certified Medication Technician/Certified Medication Aide - AM & PM Shifts in Round Rock, TX at Poet’s Walk

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

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Job Description

Position Summary: Provides assistance to residents in the Assisted Living Program with their activities of daily living, enabling them to lead a quality life while maintaining their dignity. This position reports to the Director of Resident Care.


Essential Functions
:

  • Attends work as scheduled and follows community’s call-off procedures
  • Accurately and safely prepares, assists and documents the oral/topical/infectable medications that are commonly used in this community and that are ordered for resident use by physician.
  • Properly administers medication to assigned residents.
  • Follows the labeling policies and practices of the community.
  • Assists with medication charting as directed by the DRC
  • Assists in documenting and removing medications that are expired or discontinued by attending physician.
  • Accurately measures, records, and reports the vital signs of residents.
  • Observe and verify that medication is ingested or applied as directed.
  • Promptly notify the DRC of any errors or reactions to medications by residents.
  • Ensure that no medication is assisted without a written, signed, dated order from an attending licensed physician.
  • Follow the community’s procedures allowing residents to self-administer medications.
  • Provides assistance as needed with medication reminders, bathing, grooming, dressing, escort service, feeding, toileting, and other activities of daily living.
  • Follows the residents service plan in providing care.
  • Abide by all health and safety regulations and community standards.
  • Respects Residents Rights.
  • Informs supervisor of any resident issues or concerns.
  • Is familiar with emergency equipment and procedures.


Non-Essential Functions
:

  • Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings.
  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.
  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of Spring Hills, LLC.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


Certified Medication Technician Certified Medication Aide

Requirements For Certified Medication Technician Certified Medication Aide

Skills:

  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Attributes:

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Static Strength - The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects

Experience and Education:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have a valid certification in good standing. /
  • Must have taken the State required 4 hour course.

Physical Requirements:

Standing (1/3-2/3), walking (1/3-2/3), using hands to finger, handle or feel (over 2/3), reach with hands and arms (over 2/3), climb and balance (under 1/3), stoop, kneel(1/2-2/3), talk or hear (over 2/3), taste or smell (under 1/3). Lifting up to 10 pounds (1/3 2/3), Up to 25 pounds (under 1/3); Up to 50 pounds (under 1/3); up to 100 pounds (none); transferring over 100 pounds (1/3-2/3)