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Registered Medication Aide- PRN

Company: Hope, Unity, Freedom Center, Inc.
Location: Newport News
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Company OverviewThe Hope Unity and Freedom Center is a diverse team of professionals providing psychosocial day support to male and female adults with a primary mental health diagnosis, dual diagnosis, and/or a coexisting disorder. -Our work helps to decrease psychiatric hospitalization and provide stabilization of individuals with less intervention in the community. By providing daily routine and structure in a safe environment, each individual is able to achieve their best and improve their quality of life.Position SummaryAs a Medication Technician with the Hope, Unity and Freedom (H.U.F.) Center, you are provided the opportunity to make a difference in the daily functioning of adults in need. - Med Techs are responsible for completing progress notes, administering medications to clients under the overview of Program Nurses, and ensure all safety measures are always being adhered to, amongst other duties. - Med Techs are the primary support system for those in their care while at the H.U.F. Center, improving the lives of those around them daily. - We are currently seeking Part Time positions.Role Qualifications:

  • At minimum, must possess a medication administration certification approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing.
  • Must have at least 1 year of documented experience working with mental health needs.
  • Must be able to complete and pass: a CPR/First Aid certification; Handle with Care physical intervention training; annual tuberculosis (TB) screening test; and clear a criminal background and central registry check.
  • Must have a valid Virginia Drivers License.
  • Strong and assertive personality.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication; required to complete documentation.Position Responsibilities
    • Responsible for completing all pertinent clinical documentation.
    • Co-facilitate psychosocial activities and therapeutic integration activities.
    • Responsible for ensuring all safety measures are always adhered to and followed.
    • Monitor clients at all times throughout the premises.
    • Provide direct care services specific to ADLs/IADLs with clients.
    • Participate in weekly team meetings.
    • Transport clients to activities in the community after successfully completing vehicle training.
    • Other duties as assigned by Program Manager and/or Program Nurse.FLSA status: Non-exemptReports to: Program Nurse and Program Manager - - - - - - -Supervises: N/A -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Hope, Unity, Freedom Center, Inc., Newport News , Registered Medication Aide- PRN, Other , Newport News, Virginia

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