Assist in monitoring the medication program.
Keep records updated in the medication administrative files.
Set-up and assist with self-administration of medication.
Order and receive medication.
Keep all medications in their appropriate storage areas and keep medication cupboards, carts and doors locked at all times.
Regularly review the resident’s medication administration record, centrally stored record, pharmacy transaction record, and report any errors to the Resident Services Director.
Keep medication files and medical records current and up to date.
Regular, ongoing communication with the pharmacy, families, residents assisted living and management staff.
Assist in updating the service plans and monthly care logs if needed.
Assist residents in making doctor’s appointments and travel arrangements to and from appointments.
Assist in the training of assisted living staff and participate in orientation of new staff.
Perform room visits and room checks on a regular basis.
May perform other duties as assigned
High School Diploma; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CMA certified if required by state.
Must successfully complete the Atria Medication Management Training.
First Aid and CPR Certification if required by state law.
Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Able to write routine reports and correspondence. Able to speak effectively to customers or employees of organization.
Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must be available to work flexible work hours due to demands of position.
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Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities in 190 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. We are the residence of choice for more than 21,000 seniors, and the workplace of choice for more than 14,600 employees. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them continue making a difference in our world.
Atria is an equal opportunity employer. Atria provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Atria also does not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on these protected classifications. We require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination-free and harassment-free work environment.