Certified Medication Aide

Morningside House of Leesburg - Leesburg, VA (30+ days ago)2.7


Overview

Position 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

Essential Functions:
  • Responsible for administering medications to residents 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

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.