Certified Medication Technician

Diversicare Concord , AL 35023

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview

$2,000 Sign on bonus!!!

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At Diversicare, we understand the contributions of every team member are the parts that make up the whole. We appreciate them for the work they do each day to showcase their talents and gifts.

Discover What's Possible at Diversicare! APPLY NOW!

Access your wages between paychecks with our OnShift Wallet program!

Full Time Benefits include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Excellent 401k plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Time

  • Long and Short Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance

  • Referral Bonuses

  • DiversICARE - employee hardship fund

  • Pay advancement program - OnShift Wallet

Diversicare provides post-acute care services to patients and residents at 61 skilled nursing and long-term care centers in eight states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest United States. Together, with our team of dedicated healthcare professionals, we leverage our diverse strengths to provide each patient and resident with healthcare serves that best meet their needs.

It is Diversicare's Mission to "Improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations."

We are guided to excellence by five Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork and Stewardship, as well as 12 Service Standards.

We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence. Our Service Standards are in place to offer support. They lead us to what matters most to our company: creating a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.

Our culture of impassioned service delivery is the Diversicare Difference.

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

Work under the supervision of a licensed vocational nurse or a registered professional nurse to perform the following duties:

  • After authorization by the facility's licensed nurse or the resident's treating physician, administers PRN medications.

  • Organizes assigned medication duties to pour, pass, and document all routine prescribed medications and to give PRN medication only upon the instruction of the licensed nurse.

  • Must document all PRN's according to State Standards in all areas of the chart.

  • Observe and report to the facility's charge licensed nurse reactions and side effects of medication commonly administered to nursing facility's residents.

  • Take and record vital signs prior to administration of medications which could affect or change the vital signs.

  • Administer and document regularly prescribed medications which the medication aide is permitted to administer only after personally preparing (setting up) of those medications to be administered. Document the medications given in the resident's clinical record.

  • Administer oxygen per nasal channel or a non-sealing face mask only in an emergency. Immediately after the emergency, the medication aide shall verbally notify the licensed nurse on duty or on call and appropriately document the activity and notification.

  • At discretion of charge nurse, count narcotics, give all routine prescribed narcotics, and document same on individual sheet and medication sheet.

Qualifications

  • Must have successfully completed state approved school of medication administration.

  • Must carry current acknowledgment card or certification issued by state agency.

  • Must be willing to abide by restrictions placed on his/her job by state agency.

  • Must be a certified nursing assistant.

(EOE)


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