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Medication Technician

Company: Prestige Senior Living - Carson Tahoe
Location: Carson City
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

In adherence with federal mandates, Prestige Care team members are required to have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination by December 5, 2021, and be fully vaccinated against by COVID-19 by January 4, 2022 as a condition of employment, unless a team member qualifies for a religious or medical exemption.*Information About Carson Tahoe Expressions Memory Care*Located at 1001 Mountain Street in beautiful Carson City, NV, Carson Tahoe Expressions Memory Care has 54 units of memory care. If you are looking for a work environment that is brand new, that has the latest and greatest resources, we are where you want to be. We opened our doors in March of 2019 and having been serving the community at a high level since then. Our community is big, bright, open, and full of energy. The programming we offer our residents is comprehensive, which helps create a positive and engaging community.Our team members at Carson Tahoe Expressions Memory Care truly acts as a team this is a place where you can build (or continue!) your healthcare career with other likeminded healthcare professionals. Its a highly collaborative environment where communication is a priority. Our leadership team is highly involved and approachable and truly lead by example and treat all team members as individuals.If working in a brand new, home-like setting, with a strong team atmosphere, and with a national award-winning employer that has a great promote-from-within culture, then Carson Tahoe Expressions Memory Care is the place for you.*Who Is Prestige Care?*Prestige Care is a family of over 75 skilled nursing + post-acute care centers, as well as assisted living and memory care communities in 8 Western states. We are an organization of over 5,000 team members who serve thousands of residents, where we have the privilege of personally touching their lives every day.We have four core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect that guide everything that we do. With a strong commitment to career development and advancement, Prestige Care is an employer that can help you achieve your career goals and objectives. With a healthcare career at Prestige Care, you will enjoy a collaborative, team-oriented environment where your work truly matters at the end of every day.POSITION DETAILS:Status: Full-Time/Part-Time/On-CallShift: Day/Evening/NOCSchedule: VariousWorking Hours Start: VariousWorking Hours End: VariousPOSITION SUMMARYThe Medication Technician provides medication services and direct resident care, assist in maintaining a positive physical and psychosocial environment for residents. The Medication Technician assists residents with activities of daily living, housekeeping, laundry, and other daily chores.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1. 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.2. Processes physician medication and treatment orders in accordance with state regulations and the nurse practice act.3. 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.4. Completes simple treatments and monitors residents as directed by the HSD in accordance with physician orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.5. Maintains accurate records of medication and treatment services provided or omitted, including controlled substances, in each residents clinical record.6. Coordination with pharmacies for medication orders and refills.7. Reports all medication errors per policy.8. 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.9. Routinely communicates with physicians, pharmacies, outside services, residents and families regarding medication and care services.10. Provides direct resident care while promoting the residents dignity, independence and choice, regularly observes residents physical and mental conditions and reports changes to the HSD, Expressions Director, or Executive Director.11. Assists with or provides care services as directed by the residents cooperative service plan.12. Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously, and in a manner that respects dignity, confidentiality standards, and promotes individual rights.13. Follows and supports community fire safety and infection control practices and promptly reports any unsafe conditions or equipment to immediate supervisor.14. Serves meals in the dining room, assisting residents at mealtime, provides resident tray delivery, and assists with dining room and kitchen clean up and maintenance.15. Assists in lifting, moving and transporting residents using proper body mechanics or assistive devices as directed by the residents cooperative service plan.16. Assists with tours, move-ins, move-outs, and transfers and coordinates personal care services with coworkers assisting with lifting and responds to assistance pages promptly.17. Performs First Aid and initiates emergency response procedures per policy and state regulations.18. Properly stores medications and equipment and keeps the medication room clean and orderly.19. Removes outdated or discontinued medications to return to the pharmacy or disposal per policy.20. Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings.21. Performs other duties as assigned.COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES1. Demonstrates Core Values of Respect, Integrity, Commitment, and Trust.2. Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents families, visitors, and staff.3. Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to residents, team members, the department/center/community, and company information and records.4. Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits.QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCEOne or more years of personal care experience with older adults preferred or as required by state regulations. 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.EDUCATIONHigh school diploma or GED or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training, and experience.EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED At Prestige, it is our promise to personally touch lives every day. It is a philosophy of caring based on our core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect, that are at the center of all that we do. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents all of us, coming from different experiences, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints. Inclusion is the way we treat one another and how we celebrate what makes us different.Prestige is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.Job Types: Part-time, Full-timePay: From $18.00 per hourHealthcare setting:* Long term careMedical specialties:* GeriatricsSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Evening shift* Night shiftAbility to commute/relocate:* Carson City, NV 89703: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Shift availability:* Day Shift (Preferred)* Night Shift (Preferred)* Overnight Shift (Preferred)Work Location: In personby Jobble

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