Stoneridge Creek Pleasanton , CA 94588
Stoneridge Creek is hiring a part time Medication Technician to assist with the administration of medications and other assigned duties (as described below) under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.
The Medication Technician accepts and documents all new medications brought into the facility. (S)he safely prepares and assists with resident self-administration of medications and treatments with zero medication error rate. Maintains accurate medication documentation and records. Communicates with the pharmacy and doctors for residents on the medication management program.
In an emergency assists residents with transfers and activities of daily living.
Notifies the physician and responsible party of changes in the residents condition.
Assists residents with making appointments and arranging transportation to those appointments.
Assists residents with first aid.
in a medical emergency, summons the EMTs and stays with the resident until care is transferred to the EMTs or paramedics.
Checks on residents well-being after medical procedures, falls, illness and hospitalization.
Helps create and update resident files.
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