Company: Quail Park on Cypress - Health and Wellness
Posted on: February 14, 2020
Medication Technician Purpose:
Have you always wanted a fun and rewarding job? Do you have a
passion for working with seniors? Look no further, we are looking
for qualified Team Members to join our dynamic team. Full-Time team
members are eligible for medical benefits and a generous paid time
off allowance. We are seeking a Medication Technician to administer
medication and maintain medication records. As a Med Tech, you will
be responsible for maintaining the med room and medication stock,
administering medication according to physician orders, following
all Quail Park medication policies, and auditing medication
administration records. As a member of the Care team, you will also
pitch in with other resident care by understanding service plans,
assisting with daily activities, and observing residents for
behavioral or physical changes.?
--- Paid time off
--- Health insurance (for full time)?
--- Dental insurance?(for full time)?
--- Retirement benefits or accounts
--- Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
--- Workplace perks such as meal and coffee
--- Variable schedule options?
Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
--- CNA, or previous experience working with the elderly in a
residential or long-term care setting preferred
--- Ability to take blood pressure, pulse, respiration,
temperature, and O2 Sat or ability to learn
--- Experience reading medical terminology preferred
--- Must enjoy working with seniors
--- Ability to establish effective relationships with residents,
family members and team members
--- Must be able to read, comprehend, write, and speak English to
communicate effectively with residents, families, visitors and?
other team members
--- Proficiency in basic computer skills, including Word and
--- Ability to represent the community in a positive and
--- Must meet all health-related requirements pertaining to state
--- Must maintain current CPR/First Aid credentials
--- Must maintain current Food Handlers credentials
--- Must maintain annual Continuing Education Credits?
--- Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (Essential
Job Functions) with or without reasonable accommodation
--- Must successfully complete required Medication Technician
--- Subject to pre-employment screening including physical, drug
and TB testing and criminal background check
--- Administer medication appropriately and timely according to
regulations, physician orders and the community?s Policies and
--- Ensure that medication is logged and centrally stored,
maintained as needed, and all medication refills are ordered in a
timely manner to ensure medications are available for each
--- Is familiar with and consistently adheres to all
medication-related policies and procedures, including those
concerning appropriate documentation and medication
--- Conducts monthly audits, which include label checks, expiration
checks, and start date checks
--- Notifies supervisor of concerns or problems with orders/MARs in
a timely manner
--- Assists Licensed Nurse printing MARs and reviews as
--- Updates MARs in computer with new orders/changes in the absence
of the Licensed Nurse
--- Works with pharmacies and doctors? offices to obtain correct
orders and refills?
--- Carries out objective charting within their scope of practice
in residents notes on a daily basis?
--- Carries out basic first aid on a daily basis?
--- Maintains a clean and tidy medication room?
--- Reviews and understands all resident individual service
--- Assists residents with activities of daily living, including
bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, eating, transferring, and?
ambulation, as specified in residents? individual service plans
--- Engages residents in meaningful conversation and socialization
while providing? medication supervision assistance and personal
--- Observes residents for changes in physical, emotional, mental
and social condition, unusual symptoms, accidents, injuries, or
unusual occurrences, and reports promptly to a licensed nurse
--- Communicates with Resident Care Team about changes with
residents , contacts families as needed
--- Completes all forms to include but not limited to incident
reports, and written and computerized documentation, as necessary
for communication of resident information with other shifts and
with the licensed nurses, Executive Director/Administrator and
other members of the Resident Care Team?
--- Assists with resident meal times in dining room, serves meals
in accordance with proper serving technique and ensures that food
is presented in an attractive manner as needed
--- Encourages residents to participate in scheduled activities and
outings, and assists with those activities as needed?
--- Post Mortem care carried out by a Med Tech? for a resident who
passes away in the community under hospice
--- Acts as a role model to team members to ensure quality care and
monitoring of residents?
--- Makes resident beds, empties apartment trash, and tidies
resident apartment daily and as needed or requested?
--- Turns down resident beds in the evening if requested
--- Changes resident linens and towels according to community
laundry schedule, and as needed or as requested
--- Maintains resident clothing and closet in a neat and orderly
--- Assists with resident laundry as necessary?
--- Notifies Housekeeping team members of spills and soiled areas
of carpets and furniture; assists with clean-up as needed.? If no
Housekeeper is on duty, cleans up spills and soiled areas
--- Assists in cleaning walkers, wheelchairs, and other resident
equipment, as needed
--- Assists with other housekeeping duties as assigned
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