Cedarbrook Senior Living Medication Technician in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Summary

Cares for residents in the community under direction of nursing and medical staff.

Essential Position Functions

The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Interviews residents to determine medical problem/condition and documents in chart for physician. Obtains and records resident vital signs and weight. Administers and documents medications given by following specifically written physicians orders, including oral, topical, and suppository medications, as well as eye and ear drops Participates in all in-service programs to expand and develop abilities. Maintains compliance to all personnel policies, established community policies and procedures, and Federal and State regulations and standards, including but not limited to HIPAA privacy and confidentiality laws. Understands and implements the Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness Plan and evacuation procedures of the community during drills and actual emergencies. Performs various treatments not requiring license nurse (hot/cold applications, vital signs, weights, etc.) Uses procedure manual to verify correct techniques and practices standard precautions. Observes, records, and reports observations such as unexpected and untoward effects from medications. Takes vital signs as needed prior to administration of certain medications. Provides direct resident care. Functions as a CNA when not assigned to administer medications. Develops and maintains courteous and professional relationships with residents, visitors, and co-workers. Dependable and able to meet schedule requirements (attendance and punctuality) with no restrictions. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Education/Experience:

QMA Certificate in good standing on file with the appropriate Department of Health and current CNA Certificate. One year experience in long-term care setting preferred.