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Medication Assistant

Company: Experience Senior Living
Location: Port Orange
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTitle: Medication Assistant

Location: Port Orange, FL 32128, USA

Job Category: ASSISTED-MEMORY CARE

Requisition Number: MEDIC002026

Schedule: Full-Time

Posted Date: June 4, 2024

Description: Job DetailsDescriptionThe Experience Senior Living Team is comprised of dynamic professionals that are fueled by their passion to empower people as they grow older to live life to the fullest. They are creators, architects, nurses, researchers, programmers, marketers, facilitators, developers, investors, and caregivers, all focused on making a positive impact on the lives of residents, their families and team members.We are looking for a Medication Assistant to join our amazing team!Benefits: We offer a full benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD, life and voluntary life, 401k with employer matching, paid holidays, and up to 20 days PTO in the first three years.Responsibilities:

  • Provide medication reminders and/or assistance according to state regulations.
  • Administers medications as allowed by state guidelines.
  • Order and receive medication. Ensure all medications are available for administration and communicate with pharmacy if they are not.
  • Prioritize tasks to ensure optimum services to residents as requests and needs change.
  • Maintain resident's records in our digital platform daily. This includes medication distribution, incidents, and observations, reporting any changes in residents' physical and/or behavioral condition.
  • Perform room visits and room checks on a regular basis.
  • Assist with resident care when needed.
  • Respond promptly and positively to resident requests for assistance, including emergency pull cords, telephone calls and requests from family and friends
    • Monitors the safety and well-being of residents. Communicates any changes to Director of Health and Wellness or Wellness Nurse on duty.
    • Audits and checks rooms for medications residents are self-administering and ensures compliance to guidelines
    • Maintains open communication with supervisor and/or peers to promote awareness of resident issues.
    • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.Requirements:
      • High School Diploma; or two (2) to four (4) years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Medication certification as required by state guidelines.
      • Must successfully complete the ESL medication competency upon hire and as required by state regulation at a minimum.
      • First Aid and CPR Certification if required by state law and/or Company standards.
      • Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Able to speak effectively to customers or employees of organization.
      • Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
      • Appearance is neat, clean, and according to dress code.
      • Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery and hospitality; does what is necessary to ensure customer satisfaction, deals with service failures and prioritizes customer needs.
      • Able to clearly present information through the spoken word; reads and interprets complex information; speaks with residents, family members and customers; listens well.
      • Able to work cooperatively with a group of people to achieve goals and objectives.
      • Able to communicate with others in a warm and helpful manner while simultaneously building credibility and rapport.
      • Able to be tactful; maintains confidences and fosters an ethical work environment; prevents inappropriate behavior by coworkers; gives proper credit to others; handles all situations honestly.
      • Able to keep an open mind and change opinions based on new information; preforms a variety of tasks and changes focus quickly as demands change; manages transitions effectively from task to task; adapts to varying customer needs.
      • Ability to work varied schedules to include weekends, evenings, and holidays.QualificationsSkills Behaviors:Motivations:EducationExperienceLicenses & Certifications

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Keywords: Experience Senior Living, Port Orange , Medication Assistant, Other , Port Orange, Florida

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