Medication Aide (RMA) (Part time)
Company: Charter Senior Living - Williamsburg
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Medication Aide Why Charter Senior Living?"I believe in the
Charter Mission. To Enhance the Human Spirit. I do this every day
as I help care for our residents. They may need extra help
throughout the day, but I know during these times that I am
enhancing their spirit. I feel honored to make such a difference in
someone"s life!:-- --- --Charter Senior Living Associate Offering
Health Insurance for Full Time Associates Charter Benefits:
Competitive Hourly Wage
Perfect Attendance bonus offered monthly- Earn an extra $100 per
month (after taxes).-- - Health Insurance 401K
Employee Referral Bonus
Resident Referral Bonus Your potential is unlimited. As a small
boutique company, we are committed to helping each of our
Associates have more than just a "job". We want each of our
associates to feel like they have a career and an opportunity to
grow. Learn more about Charter and how you can become part of an
organization that is committed to the future of their
The Medication Tech is responsible for all duties in relation to
safely administering medications and treatments to the residents.
This position requires legible, accurate documentation on the
medication record and in the resident chart. It also requires a
responsible demeanor in order for the resident population to have
confidence in your ability to administer medications and
treatments. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Administers the medications
and treatments, according to the scheduled times, following the
medication administration protocol.
Understands and appropriately documents on the 24-hour
Notify the Executive Director/Resident Care Coordinator when there
is not enough staff scheduled.
Good communication skills are required.
Assists residents with transportation and appointments as
Maintains confidentiality with resident and fellow employee"s
Notifies Resident Care Coordinator /Executive Director/HSD of
resident changes of condition.
Assists with monthly medication records as needed.
Assists with cycle fill or re-ordering of medications.
Understands and returns medications for credit as needed.
Timely notify the pharmacy of any discrepancies
Maintains the cleanliness and organization of the Medication room
and medication cart.
Has knowledge of, and can demonstrate proper technique, or can
learn how to assist with: a gait belt, sit to stand lift, transfer
board, oxygen equipment, C-Pap, Nebulizer, catheter, specimen,
transfer pole, trapeze, wheelchair, scale, and other equipment as
directed by the Resident Care Coordinator/HSD.
Capable of taking accurate vital signs and weights.
Accurately completes an incident report and begins the
investigation of the incident.
Notifies family, MD, resident, and management if incidents or
errors occur while on shift.
Capable of assisting in the care needs of residents, which might
include lifting requirements up to 50 pounds.
Keep current on First Aid/CPR and Medication Administration
Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor or other
management staff. UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS Exposure to blood/body
fluid likely. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must be able to easily lift and
carry 50 lbs. Must be able to stand, walk, stoop and/or bend for
periods of up to eight hours with breaks as provided for in the
employee handbook. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Has familiarity and
willingness to work with the elderly population. Previous
experience preferred, but not necessary.
Preferred proficiency in English. Attends in-services monthly
required for the position. Receives and maintains CPR
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