Medication Technician

Stoneridge Creek Pleasanton , CA 94588

Posted 2 days ago

Stoneridge Creek is hiring a part time Medication Technician to assist with the administration of medications under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse and assists in performing routine nursing duties and activities of daily living.

  • The Medication Technician accepts, accounts and documents all new medications brought into the facility. Safely prepares and aides with resident self-administration of medications with zero medication error rate. Maintains accurate medication documentation and records.

  • Guides the resident in maintaining his/her schedule of daily activities, while maintaining the residents sense of independence. Individualizes care and assistance provided to each resident depending on level of functioning. Assists residents with dressing, grooming, eating, bathing, positioning, turning, toileting and exercising.

  • Gives treatments, perform tests, carry out procedures and collect specimens as instructed. Transfers, transports and escorts residents as needed.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate, student or equivalent.

  • Current First Aid and CPR certification.

  • At least one year of experience as a caregiver in a facility or three years in-home care giving

  • Knowledge and practice of safe lifting and back care techniques

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with assistance

  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Health Technician Harvest P...

Pleasanton Unified School District

Posted Yesterday

VIEW JOBS 7/18/2018 12:00:00 AM 2018-10-16T00:00 HEALTH TECHNICIAN - HARVEST PARK (8:30-3:00 6 HRS 5 DAYS/WK) SPED18-191 INTERNAL Employer: Pleasanton Unified School District Date Posted: 4/12/2018 Contact: Caroline Fields Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Length of Work Year: 206 DAYS/10MTH Employment Type: Part Time Application Deadline: Until Filled Salary: R24 PER CLASSIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE Date Posted: 4/12/2018 Application Deadline: Until Filled Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 206 DAYS/10MTH Salary: R24 PER CLASSIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Contact: Caroline Fields Email: cfields@pleasantonusd.net Phone: Job Description / Essential Elements: Print JOB DESCRIPTION Pleasanton Unified School District HEALTH CARE TECHNICIAN Purpose Statement: The job of Health Care Technician is done for the purpose/s of performing nursing procedures relating to care and treatment of students with special medical needs. Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Student Services/administrative designee, or Special Education Director and the direction of the Credentialed School Nurse, the individual in this position performs Specialized Physical Health Care Procedures and implements student Individualized Health Care Plans throughout the school day to ensure the health and safety of assigned student(s). The individual in this position works as a team member with the Credentialed School Nurse, school staff, and parent(s) to provide services to assigned student(s), independently, without the Credentialed School Nurse being present and to perform first aid/CPR as needed. It is required this individual is able to take directions well from the Credentialed School Nurse, use mental concentration to attend to details and be precise in applying health care needs, care instructions, and administering medications, handle and treat medical fragile students, and attend to students' physical needs. Essential Functions * Collaborate with Credentialed School Nurse to perform Specialized Physical Health Care Procedures as directed, such as administering emergency medication to students with severe allergic reactions and seizure disorders, monitoring students with diabetes, including checking blood glucose, insulin administration, and insulin pump management, etc. * Provides prompt, reliable, and safe care to assigned student(s). * Participates as a team member to identify health problems and concerns regarding assigned student(s). * Fosters communication between school staff, parents, and Credentialed School Nurse regarding the care of the assigned student(s), maintain good documentation on observation and treatment, medical confidentiality and integrity of records. * Provides input for the Individual Health Care Plan to Credentialed School Nurse as needed. * Performs other duties assigned consistent with the scope and intent of this position. Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Requires knowledge of medical terminology and application of medical treatment instructions and administration of prescribed medication; knowledge of educational and developmental needs of children; skills in human relations, communicating with children, parents, school, medical staff, and the public for the purpose of working as a team to provide care and support for the assigned student(s); ability to perform medical procedures, medication and treatment administration as prescribed; health and safety and basic first aid techniques, including CPR; oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills. Abilities: Requires the ability to accurately respond to medical emergency situations; react calmly, effectively and efficiently under stressful situations and emergencies; implement treatment plans, goals, and objectives; work competently under the direction of the Credentialed School Nurse with insulin pump therapy, insulin injection, blood glucose monitoring, Diastat administration, asthma and allergy management; learn medical procedures as necessary; relate comfortably in a one-to-one student assignment in a classroom setting; and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships. Physical Abilities: Requires light to moderate physical effort which may include frequent standing, walking, lifting, and bending; occasional climbing, crawling or stooping, use of medium weight tools and materials; and the ability to work in an indoor/outdoor work environment. A pre-placement physical examination may be required. Experience and Education: Experience equivalent to six months working in acute care setting in pediatrics is preferred. High School diploma or equivalent. Required Testing Pre-employment Proficiency Test Certificates & Licenses * Licensed Vocational Nurse or Registered Nurse in California * Possession of or ability to obtain CDL * Possession of valid first aid and CPR certificate from AmericanHeart Association or American Red Cross Continuing Educ. /Training None Specified Clearances * Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance * TB Clearance FLSA Status Non Exempt Approval Date 10/22/2013 Salary Grade Classified 24 Requirements for Applying COVER LETTERRESUME3 REFERENCES3 LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION WITHIN THE LAST YEARPRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING REQUIRED Requirements for Applying COVER LETTERRESUME3 REFERENCES3 LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION WITHIN THE LAST YEARPRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING REQUIRED APPLY (CURRENT EMPLOYEES ONLY) APPLY Back To Search Results Page Pleasanton Unified School District Pleasanton CA

Medication Technician

Stoneridge Creek