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Medication Technician

Company: Mainplace Senior Living
Location: Orange
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Full Job DescriptionThe primary purpose of the Medication Aide job position is to administer or assist with the administration of prescribed medications to residents and to maintain related medical records in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Wellness Director, to assure that our facility is maintained in a safe and comfortable manner.*Essential Duties and Responsibilities* - Ensure the CAPLICO Core Values and Code of Conduct are adhered to at all times. - Ensure compliance with Resident Rights and HIPAA policies at all times. - Ensure that all medication administration procedures are followed in accordance with established policies. - Assume the authority, responsibility and accountability of Medication Aide. - Administers prescribed medications and treatments as defined by state regulations in accordance with company policy and procedure. - Verifies identity of resident receiving medication and records name of drug, dosage, and time of administration on resident's chart. - Presents medication to resident and observes ingestion or other application, or administers medication. - Takes vital signs or observes resident to detect response to specified types of medications and prepares report or notifies designated personnel of unexpected reactions. - Reports to Wellness Director and documents reasons prescribed drugs are not administered. - Receives supply of ordered medications for administration to residents. - Records and restocks medication inventories. - Counts narcotics at the beginning and end of shift and records on appropriate forms. Notifies Wellness Director immediately of any discrepancies. - Assists Caregivers during meal times with tray passing, picking up trays and feeding as applicable. - Responds to call lights in a timely manner. - Monitors for effectiveness of PRN medications and reports and documents outcomes to the Wellness Director. - Attend to the needs of residents, which includes assistance with activities of daily living (i.e. personal hygiene and grooming, feeding and ambulation, medical monitoring, and other health care related tasks) within the confines of state regulations. - Ensure resident safety and maintain a safe environment. - Promote self-help and independence by encourage residents to maintain or attain the highest physical, mental and psychosocial well-being. - Observe residents for changes in condition or behavior and promptly report changes to the appropriate licensed nursing personnel, Supervisor, or appropriate medical personnel. - Perform first aid and initiates emergency response procedures as required. - Follows and supports community fire safety and infection control practices and promptly reports any unsafe conditions or equipment to immediate supervisor. - Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously and answers phones when assigned. - Attends and participates in required training, in-services, staff meetings and online training. - Performs other related duties and responsibilities as reasonably assigned by the Supervisor or Executive Director.Schedule your interview with Mainplace Senior Living by calling714-978-2534Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $35,000.00 - $45,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Evening shift* Night shift* Rotating weekends* Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:COVID-19 considerations:We uphold a safe work environment, we furnish adequate PPE, in-service training, Facility is also following CDC guidelines.Ability to commute/relocate:* Orange, CA 92868: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Mainplace Senior Living, Orange , Medication Technician, Professions , Orange, California

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