Medication Technician - Swing Shift

Prestige Care, Inc Portland , OR 97228

Posted 3 months ago

Imagine waking up each morning knowing that you're about to do some good in the world...

Prestige Care is about people helping people, and is rooted in a philosophy of caring based on our core values respect, integrity, commitment and trust that are at the center of all we do. Our mission is to provide quality care, guided by a compassionate heart and our promise is to personally touch lives every day.

Our residents come to Assisted Living at Summerplace to celebrate the best of life. Our community is conveniently located off Interstate 84 in northeast Portland and offers programs and activities that offer something new and exciting each day to residents, and their friends and families.

Summerpalce utilizes an innovative wellness program, Celebrations, that is designed to nurture mind, body and spirit, and give you the choices and freedom to celebrate life. As your partner in active aging, it is our goal to help you achieve an optimum level of health and wellness throughout all aspects of your life.

Additionally, our community offers the award-winning Expressions Memory Care Program, which provides people with dementia an outlet for creativity through arts, learning, and spirituality. Designed to keep up with all the latest research and information surrounding dementia, Summerpalce's team aligns with experts in the field of Alzheimer's research to continually provide refreshed programming for residents, and ongoing training and education for our amazing staff and families.

Questions? Contact SummerplaceED@prestigecare.com

Build Your Healthcare Career with Prestige Care

Prestige Care is a family-owned and operated industry leader in the skilled nursing, assisted living, and rehabilitation space. As a Prestige Care team member, you are more than just an "employee," you are part of our family. With a company focus on career development and advancement, there are many opportunities for advancement at our over 80 communities and care centers in 8 Western states. The healthcare career opportunities are endless and we look forward to collaborating with you to achieve your professional goals. Check out the career path that you can take with Prestige Care below:

THIS IS A SPLIT WEEK. 2 DAYS ON EVENING SHIFT; 2 DAYS ON DAY SHIFT.

Position Details:

Status: Full-Time/Part-Time/On-Call

Shift: Day/Evening/NOC

Schedule: Various

Working Hours Start: Various

Working Hours End: Various

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides medication services and direct resident care, assist in maintaining a positive physical and psychosocial environment for residents. Assist residents with activities of daily living, housekeeping, laundry and other daily chores.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the daily operation of the medication room and medication services as directed by the Health Services Director (HSD) and in accordance with physician orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.

  • Processes physician medication and treatment orders in accordance with state regulations and the nurse practice act.

  • Administers and assists with the self-administration of routine and non-routine medications in accordance with physician orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.

  • Completes simple treatments and monitors residents as directed by the health service director in accordance with physician orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.

  • Maintains accurate records of medication and treatment services provided or omitted, including controlled substances,in each resident's clinical record.

  • Coordination with pharmacies for medication orders and refills.

  • Reports all medication errors per policy.

  • Reports and records changes in resident condition, incidents and accidents to HSD, physician and family member as indicated under the direction of the HSD. Completes all incident forms.

  • Routinely communicates with physicians, pharmacies, outside services, residents and families regarding medication and care services.

  • Provides direct resident care while promoting the resident's dignity, independenceand choice, regularly observes residents' physical and mental conditions and reports changes to the HSD, Expressions Coordinator, or ExecutiveDirector.

  • Assists with or provides care services as directed by the resident's cooperative service plan.

  • Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously, and in a manner that respects dignity, confidentiality standards, and promotes individual rights.

  • Follows and supports community fire safety and infection control practicesand promptly reports any unsafe conditions or equipment to immediatesupervisor.

  • Serves meals in the dining room, assisting residents at meal time, providesresident tray delivery, and assists with dining room and kitchen clean up andmaintenance.

  • Assists in lifting, moving and transporting residents using proper body mechanics or assistive devices as directed by the resident's cooperative service plan.

  • Assists with tours, move-ins, move-outs, and transfers and coordinates personal care service with co-workers assisting with lifting and responds to assistance pages promptly.

  • Performs First Aid and initiates emergency response procedures per policy and state regulations.

  • Properly stores medications and equipment and keeps the medication room cleanand orderly.

  • Removes outdated or discontinued medications to return to the pharmacy or disposal per policy.

  • Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings.

  • Other duties as assigned.

COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Demonstrates Core Values of Respect, Integrity, Commitment and Trust.

  • Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents' families, visitors and staff.

  • Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to residents, employees, the facility, and company information and records.

  • Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Must hold state required medication pass certification or other required certification, complete state required delegation and/or training requirements, and successfully complete the medication pass competency. Must have word processing skills. Must have current CPR certification, First Aid training, and Food Handlers permit as required by state regulations. Must complete all state required trainings as necessary.

EDUCATION

High school diploma or GED with one or more years of personal care experience with older adults preferred or as required by state regulations.


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Medication Technician - Swing Shift

Prestige Care, Inc