We are seeking a Medication Aide to become a part of our team! You will perform routine administrative and clinical assignments to keep the Assisted Living facility running smoothly.
- Follow the policies and procedures of the facility governing the administering of medications to residents.
- Note and report errors in the administration of medications.
- Assist in developing and implementing procedures or programs of the facility that seek to determine what medication errors are taking place, when, where, 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 and working relationship with other members of staff, Home Health agencies, attending physicians and pharmacists.
- Report any complaints or grievances made by residents to your SIC, RCC or Administrator.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
- Must be able to read, write, understand and follow directions.
- Must possess good written and verbal communication skills.
- Must be able to Lift, Push, Pull, and Carry a minimum of 50 Pounds.
- Must be able to Bend, Stoop, Squat, and reach overhead as needed.
- Must have or Obtain C.N.A. or Personal Care Aide Certificate (80-Hour) with Personal Care Aide Training within 6-months of hire.
- Must have no substantiated findings on the NC Personnel Registry or Health Care Program and maintain during duration of employment.
- Must have or obtain 15-Hour Medication Aide Certificate within 30-days of Hire.
- Must complete Medication Aide Check off within 30-days of Hire.
- Must acquire a two-step tuberculin skin test (first step prior to hire and second test within two weeks of first test).
- Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
- Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government
- agencies/personnel and the general public.
- Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the community.
- Must maintain resident confidentiality and resident rights at all times.
Open Arms Retirement Cener
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