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Medication Aide/Med Tech

Company: WellQuest Living
Location: Elk Grove
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

VACCINE MANDATE: "all workers who provide services or work in ASC facilities licensed by CDSS and are not otherwise exempt are required to have the first dose of a one-dose regimen or the second dose of a two-dose regimen."Medication Aide will assist with passing medications to the resident under the supervision of the Licensed Nurse. Works closely with the Licensed Nurse and the Assistant Executive Director regarding resident's medications, doctor's orders, residents and families' concerns and issues regarding medications. QUALIFICATIONS:The individual must be able to communicate effectively with the residents, family members and health professionals. Capable to read, understand and carry out care plans and physician orders. Basic First Aid certification required. Physical ability to perform the duties. Complete and pass the Medication Aide Training. DUTIES:1. Assist the charge nurse with passing medication, following facility protocol, licensing regulation and guidelines for both resident and employee safety.2. Follow medication protocol such as dispensing, ordering, logging and documenting and how to handle the as needed order medications. 3. Complete 40 hours Orientation Personnel Training Class provided by Palo Alto Commons during the first 30 days of hire. Must also complete 20 hours annually of mandatory in service including annual medication training provided by Palo Alto Commons. 4. Communicate any unusual incident to supervisor. 5. Follow safety guidelines in the facility, including universal precautions.6. Function as a team, assisting PCAs as needed.7. Supervise the PCA to carry out care plans of each resident.8. Read all communication notes regarding resident's daily status report.9. Can enter the medication room with the charge nurse permission.10. Report resident status change to the charge nurse. Responsible in keeping well stocked supplies by informing the supervisor.11. Adhere to guidelines in the employee handbook including dress code, conduct, scheduling, etc. Uniform, radio belt and name badge should be worn properly when working.12. Other duties, functions and responsibilities may be assigned to the position, as Palo Alto Commons believes appropriate or necessary.13. Outdated job description does not relieve an employee of his/her responsibility to perform the full scope of duties, functions and responsibilities of his/her position, as requested or assigned.

Keywords: WellQuest Living, Elk Grove , Medication Aide/Med Tech, Other , Elk Grove, California

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