Med Tech Assisted Living Full-Time 6Am-2Pm- San Pablo Rd South Location

Harbor Retirement Associates Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 10 months ago

Essential Functions:

  • Checks each of the six (6) rights of medication administration three (3) different times: (1) When the medication is taken out of the med cart or cabinet; (2) Immediately before assisting with the medication; (3) Immediately after assisting with the medication.

  • Assists with medications to residents according to their Medication Observation Record (MOR)

  • Documents clearly and accurately on the MOR after a medication is taken or given, refused, held, discontinued, changed, disposed of, returned, in accordance with policy

  • Maintains a neat, clean, organized med cart/cabinet and restocks as needed

  • Provides residents with any treatments required as part of their individual service plan

  • Promotes and protects the rights to safe, prompt, and confidential treatment

  • Answers and responds immediately to resident calls

  • Respects the resident's right to refuse medication and/or treatment

  • Explains to the resident what medication is being given and why, prior to assisting with or administering the medication

  • Observes the resident for any adverse reaction to the medication and reports to the DRC and/or supervisor immediately

  • Reports any and all medication errors honestly and immediately

  • Seeks assistance and advice from supervisor immediately if there are any doubts or questions when assisting with or administering medications or treatments

  • Responds to on-the-job injuries in accordance with policy

  • Notifies supervisor of any concerns or questions presented by the resident's family member(s)

  • Adheres to universal precautions and all other infection control guidelines

  • Disposes infectious and/or potentially infectious waste according to OSHA regulations

  • Demonstrates respectful behavior in all interactions with residents, families, staff and other visitors to the community

  • Performs specific work duties as assigned by supervisor

  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures

  • Meets or exceeds health standards for appearance, sanitation and hygiene

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Leads by example exhibiting the CORE Values through servant leadership

  • Encourages teamwork and promotes company philosophy

  • Attends required community meetings and participates Life Enrichment activities when able

  • Completes all required courses in adherence with HRA University

  • Is prompt and able to perform the required duties of the position on a regular, predictable basis

  • Becomes familiar and understands how to report a missing person using the Safe Return program or equivalent

  • All associates are responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for all community residents

Qualifications/Skills/Educational

Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent with state specific training required for the position

  • Must obtain valid Continuing Education credits as required by the state (if applicable)

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience

  • Experience in a long-care community and/or geriatric nursing preferred

  • Experience in emergency care and first-aid preferred

  • Good working knowledge of Medication Observation Record (MOR)

  • Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management, associates, residents, family members, and outside contacts

  • Clerical and typing skills including typing, data entry, filing, etc. required

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Outlook software preferred

  • Knowledge and understanding of medical terminology preferred

  • Able to make independent decisions

  • Must possess a passion to work with and around senior citizens

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Med Tech Assisted Living Full-Time 6Am-2Pm- San Pablo Rd South Location

Harbor Retirement Associates