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Medication Room Coordinator

Company: Ever Well Health Systems
Location: Dinuba
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
SUMMARY: Under direction of the Director of Clinical Services and working within a defined scope of professional practice, the Medication Services Coordinator is responsible for oversight and delivery of medication room services and the supervision of Medication Services Assistant(s). The position works closely with physicians, pharmacies and clinical staff to ensure that resident care is optimal, and medications are safely stored and appropriately provided to residents.
** Must be licensed as LVN or LPT**
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SOME OF THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide liaison and assistance in managing the resident's medications by performing the following duties: *
Review intake paperwork for new admissions and confirming medications received
Liaison with pharmacies to manage prescriptions and verify order processing and follow up with medication room to insure supply and adequate disposal and safety protocols
Make and manage medical appointments including managing the outpatient calendar and coordinating appointments with community worker to insure adequate transportation for residents
Liaison with medication room staff to insure medications are received and documented accurately on the MAR
Complete TB testing as needed to manage Physician Reports for Community Care Licensing in addition to completing the PR and any restricted health care forms needed during new resident intakes
Complete physical health screenings for residents complaining about medical issues including doing and/or assisting with blood pressure checks, finger sticks and/or first aid
Administration of medication (oral and injectable) includes but not limited to providing medications to residents according to the five rights, recording medication provision, and observing, monitoring, and otherwise taking appropriate actions regarding desired effects, side effects, interactions and contraindications associated with the medication.--
--REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION--
Education: Sufficient education and training usually achieved through formal coursework and licensure as Vocational Nurse (LVN), Psychiatric Technician (LPT), or equivalent.--
Experience: A minimum of two years experience in a mental health setting required with at least one year handling prescribed medication. Appropriate volunteer and internship experience will be considered.--
Special Requirements:--Must be able to meet and recieve a criminal records clearance through DOJ fingerprinting background.--
Physical Requirements: The following are required in dat to day performance: Walking, sitting, standing, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, pinching and finger flexion, visual/auditory acuity are required constantly (over 2/3 of the workday).PI197567878

Keywords: Ever Well Health Systems, Visalia , Medication Room Coordinator, Other , Dinuba, California

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