PM Certified Medication Attendant
Company: Vitality Victoria
Posted on: May 31, 2021
This Part-Time PRN opportunity offers flexible evening shifts.
Apply todayWe look forward to connecting with you in the near
future.OVERALL JOB PURPOSE:Administer or assist residents to self
administer medications and treatments; measure vital signs and
weight; and perform other health services tasks. Adhere to home
health, hospice, and emergency protocols. MINIMUM JOB
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 21 years old.
Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in English, both
verbally and in writing. Meet state or provincial health related
requirements. Maintain current professional license. Maintain
current medication assistant related certification as required by
state or provincial regulations if Medication Assistant
Obtain/maintain current CPR and first aid certification if
Medication Assistant. Maintain any other certifications as required
by state or provincial regulations.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES: All responsibilities are to be performed within
scope of practice per state or provincial regulations. Administer
or assist residents to self administer medications and treatments.
Measure vital signs and weight. Collect, store, and assure
transport of certain specimens for laboratory studies. Adhere to
all medication room systems per policy. Implement physician orders.
Assure physician orders, laboratory reports, and other data is
scanned and filed in resident chart. Document pertinent information
in Nursing Notes and elsewhere per policy (e.g., incident reports).
Communicate with Resident Care Manager / AL Managers per policy.
Adhere to home health and hospice protocols. Adhere to emergency
protocols, including performing CPR and administering first aid as
necessary. Promote and adhere to service plans, informing Resident
Care Manager / AL Manager / AL Managers of suggestions to improve
current resident needs and preferences as well as successful
service approaches. Observe for and reports resident problems as
listed in Observation and Reporting sections of Charge
Nurse/Medication Attendant Resource or in service plans) and report
such problems to Nurse / Resident Care Manager / AL Managers. Read
Communication Log at beginning of each shift; enter pertinent
information in Communication Log by end of each shift. Read Shift
Change Notes at beginning of each shift; enter pertinent
information in Shift Change Notes by end of each shift. Perform
other duties as directed by Resident Care Manager / AL
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