Capitol Ridge at Providence is seekinga FT Certified Medication Tech/CMT for 3rd shift!
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PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Communicates questions, concerns, and/or discrepancies related to medication administration to the Resident Care Director (RCD)
Communicates any significant change of mental or physical status of resident to RCD
Documents supervision of self-administration in MAR
Documents/ notifies RCD of administration of prn meds
Responsible for documentation on prn meds and affect
Recognizes and can assist in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation
Understands the ethical and legal responsibilities inherent in the administration of medications
Has knowledge and understanding of medication, abbreviations, common side effects, adverse reactions, expected action, look alike medications, drug interactions, importance of prompt reporting of unwanted effects, proper storage, and use of reference
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of apothecary and metric measurement and simple conversion.
Checks all med books and ensures that meds have been given, treatments completed, and all initials are complete as state regulations permit
Checks ADL books for signatures and completion of care
Reviews and completes all incident reports and illness reports
Acts as lead in an emergency (e.g., elopement, fire, disaster, etc.)
Able to properly and safely set up and administer non-injectable medications with the exception of all Schedule II Drugs
Able to properly chart medications administered and immediately report to the nurse those medications not administered for any reason
Answers emergency calls and attends to residents' needs promptly
Responsible for maintaining adequate supply of meds (ordering and reordering)
Responsible for administering non-controlled substances
Responsible for documentation of med administration in MAR
Responsible for administering non injectable medication
May supervise resident who is self-administering injectable medications
Certified Medication Technician
Must have state Medication Technician License
Must demonstrate competency in accordance with the state-approved protocol in drug administration
Successfully complete medication technician competency review (as supervised by RN / RCD) quarterly
CPR certification required or ability to obtain within six months of hire
The Medication Technician must complete a state approved training course in drug administration and receive a certificate of satisfactory successful completion.
Med-Techs will be evaluated on their competency by the RCD each quarter
Must have current certification as a nursing assistant or have successfully completed the certified home health aide or homemaker/personal care homemaker training program
High School education preferred
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