Medication Technician / Memory Care - NOC Shift

Prestige Care, Inc Gig Harbor , WA 98332

Posted 2 months ago

Join our award-winning team! Olympic Alzheimer's Residence won the prestigious 2018 "Bronze" award through the American Health Care Association for quality care of our residents. OAR is one of only a small handful of care centers in the entire state of Washington to enjoy this award and designation!

Olympic Alzheimer's Residence is located between Tacoma and Gig Harbor, just one mile from Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Our quiet surroundings provide a peaceful sanctuary for our residents.

Olympic Alzheimer's Residence is a community specifically designed to care for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, memory loss and other forms of dementia. Our trained personal care assistants are attuned to the individual needs of each community and care for residents as though they are family.

Our community offers the award-winning Expressions Memory Care Program, which uses innovative techniques and approaches to turn daily activities into memorable and meaningful events. This program provides people living with dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment an outlet for creativity through arts, learning, and spirituality, embracing the philosophy that "Life is an Activity".

Questions? Contact OlympicED@prestigecare.com

We offer a NOC differential hourly wage of $17.00 for CNAs. This position is a split Medication Aide and Personal Care Attendant rotation. We pay the Tacoma Narrows Bridge Toll.

Job Summary:

Medication Technician to provide direct resident care under the supervision of a licensed nurse. You will enjoy the beautiful surroundings and a philosophy guided by resident choice, dignity, and independence. Assist residents with activities of daily living, housekeeping, laundry, and other daily chores. Position involves assisting residents with medication administration. This is a critical front line role that requires great communication, customer service, and organizational skills.

Essential Functions:

  • To set up and administer medications under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • First aid certification and participation in annual training programs required.

  • Completion of a state approved certified nursing program is preferred, but not required.

  • Home health or senior health care preferred.

  • Must be required to successfully complete training and examination in medication management approved by the health division.

  • Must be able to read written direction, comprehend verbal instructions, and write at a level necessary to accomplish the job.

We also have a competitive and comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  • 2 weeks of paid time off for full time hourly employees

  • Medical insurance, dental insurance and vision coverage.

  • HSA/FSA Accounts

  • Employer Paid Group Life and AD&D insurance

  • 401(k) plan with w/Company Match

  • Paid Vacation, sick days and holidays

  • Continuing Education and Professional Development Programs

  • Scholarship/Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Employee Discounts: Cell Service, Theme Parks and much more!

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

KEYWORDS: Med Tech, Medication Technician, Entry level, entry-level, healthcare, senior living, assisted living, memory care, part time, part-time, full-time, full time


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