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Certified Medication Aide/Medication Administration Aide

Crossroads Care Center of Mayville Mayville, WI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Sign on Bonus $10,000

Purpose:

The primary purpose of your job position is to assist in the administering of medications to residents as ordered by the attending physician, under the direction of the attending physician, the nurse supervisor or charge nurse, and the director of Nursing Services. The administration of medications shall be in accordance with established nursing standards, the policies, procedures, and practices of this facility, and the requirements of this state.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Note and report errors in the administration of medications.

-Follow the policies and procedures of the facility governing the administering of medications to residents.

-Assist in developing and implementing procedures or programs of the facility that seek to determine what medication errors are taking place, when, where, and why they occur, and how they can be prevented.

-Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms, charts, reports, etc, and submit these as may be required.

-Maintain a friendly, productive, working relationship with other members of the department of nursing, attending physicians, the Medical Director, and pharmacists.

-Report any complaints or grievances made by residents to the director of nursing services.

-Accurately and safely prepare, administer, and document the oral and/or topical medications that are commonly used in this facility and that may be ordered for resident use by the attending physician or the Medical Director.

-Verify that any medications brought into the facility by a newly admitted resident are examined and identified by the attending physician or the facility pharmacy or pharmacist.

-Follow the labeling policies and practices of the facility.

-Ensure that all medications administered are properly labeled.

-Assist with medication charting as directed by the Nurse Supervisor/charge Nurse.

-Follow facility procedures in regard to charting of medications.

-Assist in documenting and removing medications that are discontinued by the attending physician.

-Ensure that medication is returned and reordered except emergency drugs.

Must show certification on Wisconsin TMU registry.

Crossroads Care Center of Mayville

Address

Mayville, WI
53050 USA