Med Tech

Priority Life Care - Richmond, VA (30+ days ago)3.8

We have a great opportunity for a Certified Medication Technician. The primary purpose of the Certified Medication Technician is to provide personal care to residents in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort consistent with policies and procedures while complying with state, federal and all other applicable health care standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assists with the daily physical and hygienic care needs of residents as directed. These duties include but are not limited to the following:
Dispenses medication to residents as per physicians? orders, quality assurance standards and state regulations.
Advises supervising charge nurse of residents? status and condition at beginning and end of shift and documents observations as required
Promotes a safe and clean environment
Reviews care plans daily to ensure provision of appropriate care
Maintains confidentiality of all resident information and ensures resident privacy
Promotes and supports the greatest possible degree of independence for residents
Reports any issues or problems that may arise to the Nurse Supervisor or DON
Complies with state, federal, and all other applicable health care and safety standards
Assists families and other visitors as needed
Attends/completes required in-services and other required meetings
Performs other duties as directed EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE an equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.

High School Diploma or equivalent; minimum of 1 year of previous long-term care experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Must hold a current and valid state certification for Certified Medication Technician.