Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Not Available

Job ID

5000378047206

Req. No

70027494

Job Title

Qualified Medication Aide LTC

Region

CHRISTUS System Office

Category

Healthcare

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

1-10%

Facility

CHRISTUS St Joseph Village-69100

Address

1201 E Sandy Lake Road
Coppell, TX  75019
US

Type

Part Time

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POSITION SUMMARY 

Provide residents with assistance in accordance with Healthcare provider's orders regarding administration or assistance with medications and treatments, as per state regulations. Provides direct care to residents following the individualized care plan. 

The Medication Aide dispenses medications under the direction of the Resident Care Director and helps residents with activities of daily living, such as hygiene, toileting, feeding, moving safely to activities or functions, and caring for the resident's environment, including laundry and housekeeping. He or she must be sensitive to the needs and desires of each resident and make an attempt to improve and enrich their lives.
 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

  • Assist in maintaining the physical, social, and psychological environment that is conducive to the best interest and welfare of the resident
  • Obtains and records resident's vital signs and weight.
  • Administers and documents medications given by following specifically written physicians orders, including oral, topical medications, as well as eye and ear drops under supervision via hand-over-hand technique.
  • Communicates when reorders, prescriptions, medications are running low and coordinates with the LVN and pharmacy providers to ensure residents have ordered medications.
  • Observes, records, and reports observations such as unexpected and adverse effects from medications.
  • Maintains the cleanliness and organization of the medicine supply room.
  • Receive and maintain report on all residents.
  • Assists with completion of medication cart audit per policy and direction of supervisor.
  • Assists residents with activities of daily living.
  • Answer resident calls for assistance.
  • Assists residents to and from the dining room and activities.
  • Assists and monitors residents during dining.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Educational and Experience:

  • High school Diploma or GED
  • Certified as a Nursing assistant preferred.
  • Certified Medication aide preferred
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in assisted living community preferred.
  • Computer knowledge

Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:

  • C.N.A preferred
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