Medication Aide

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Company: Senior Lifestyle
Location: Corpus Christi, TX
Date Posted: July 30, 2014
Source: Jobing.com
Job DescriptionPosition Summary:
 Is responsible for supervision of self–administered medication to Assisted Living residents, following the guidelines provided by Senior Lifestyle Corporation. This position reports to the Assisted Living Director and/or the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse.

Essential Functions:
Responsible for supervision of self–administered medication for the Assisted Living Department in compliance with Federal & State regulations and Senior Lifestyle Corporation guidelines as directed by the LPN/LVN and/or the Assisted Living Director.Reports any change in resident's health and provides proper documentation to the LPN/LVN and/or Assisted Living Director.Responds quickly to all emergencies.Maintains close communication with all departments and staff members.Provides educational meetings for residents and staff as requested by supervisor.Understands role in the Safety & Disaster Plan.Maintain confidentiality of residents' and prospective residents' information.Attends all required training, in–service, and staff meetings.Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, and co–workers.Adheres to all policies and procedures of Senior Lifestyle Corporation.Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications/Skills/

Educational Requirements:
A High School Diploma or General Education Degree; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.This position requires time spent on the following physical activities:  None  2/3Stand  \______\______\__ x __\______\Walk  \______\______\__ x __\______\Sit  \______\__ x __\______\______\Use hands to finger, handle, or feel \______\______\______\__ x __\Reach with hands and arms  \______\______\______\__ x_ _\Climb or balance  \__ x_ _\______\______\______\Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl  \______\__ x __\______\______\Talk or hear  \______\______\______\__ x __\Taste or smell  \______\_ _x__ \______\______\This position requires time spent lifting weight or exerting force in the following manner:   None  2/3Up to 10 pounds  \______\______\__ x __\______\Up to 25 pounds  \______\______\__ x __\______\Up to 50 pounds \______\______\__ x __\______\Up to 100 pounds \______\______\__ x __\______\More than 100 pounds \______\______\__ x __\______\

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