The Trained Medication Aide is responsible to administer medications according to State and Federal guidelines under the supervision of a licensed nurse. This position is to know and properly distinguish medical abbreviations, effects of medications, properly identifying therapeutic and adverse reactions, plus following through with proper procedure. Must be willing and able to assist the Registered Nursing Assistants as needed.
Administers medications accurately according to policy, signs out medications and treatments appropriately, Documents PRN's.
Must have certificate of completion of medication administration training program for unlicensed personnel in nursing homes, through a Minnesota post secondary institution. Must be a Registered Nursing Assistant.
Must possess the ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Must qualify for employment, after criminal background study, per guidelines of Minnesota Department of Human Services.
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