Medication Technician at Inspired Living

Bradenton, Florida 34211

11-03-2021

  • Full time

Job Description

Summary/Objective

Med Techs provide routine care in a manner conducive to the comfort and safety of residents in accordance with federal, state and local regulations and within the established policies and procedures of the Community. S(he) is delegated the responsibility in carrying out the assigned duties by the Health & Wellness Director, Executive Director, Charge Nurse or other assigned supervisory personnel to assure that the highest degree of quality compassionate resident care is maintained at all times.

 

Essential Functions

1. Help create an atmosphere of compassion, optimism, warmth, resident interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the Community

2. Supervise self-administration of medication and treatments as prescribed by the health care provider; observes resident’s response to existing treatment plan, is aware of prominent medication interactions and side effects, and observes residents for the occurrence of such and notifies supervisor; may communicate with pharmacies and or health care providers as necessary to ensure that residents in the Community have medications as ordered

3. Document an accurate accounting of all medications, leisure activities, incidents and observations, and any changes in physical or emotional condition of each resident

4. Maintain confidentiality and privacy of resident care, procedures and documentation, and communicate with the resident on an adult and mature basis with dignity and respect for the resident’s rights and wishes

5. Report any resident abuse, accidents or incidents immediately to supervisor

6. Report changes in the resident’s condition to the charge/staff nurse as soon as possible

7. Assist with completion of medication cart audits per policy and direction of supervisor

8. Report all complaints and grievances made by residents, families, visiting individuals, agencies, etc. as well as unauthorized trips the resident makes outside the Community to a supervisor

9. Assure that call system is within easy reach at all times and answered promptly

10. Assist with caring for residents’ eyeglasses, hearing aids, prostheses, etc.; Assists in maintaining a physical, social, and psychological environment that is conducive to providing the best interest and welfare of the resident

11. Bathe, toilet and dress residents; Assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADL)

12. Follow established safety precautions and observe, monitor and intervene or report unsafe conditions in the Community. I.e. checking and reporting lightbulbs when they need to be replaced, changes in room temperature, etc.

13. Review Resident Assessment and Plans of Care to residents’ conditions, etc. and explain each procedure to the resident as care is given

14. Follow established universal precautions and isolation procedures and report any communicable or infectious diseases that you may contract

15. Keep resident’s personal articles off of the floor, properly stored, as well as keeping an inventory and assisting to identify resident’s personal possessions on an on-going basis

16. Keep supply room, work areas, and equipment clean

17. Assist residents in preparing for and/or engaging in meals, activities, and social programs

18. Other duties as assigned by management

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Anthony Koegler

Bradenton, FL, United States

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