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Certified Medication Aide - PRN

Company: Cross Timbers Senior Mental Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Come work for a company that cares and appreciates its staff and helpus strive to be the difference makers and a guiding light in our profession. Weare searching for attentive, kindhearted health professionals regardless of theposition to help us care for our phenomenal residents.Remarkable benefits our staff can expect: Competitive Wages Comprehensive benefits- Medical, Vision, Dental Insure Oklahoma- Subsidies to eligible employees. Maternity Leave- Long-Term & Short-Term Disability 401 K Plan PTO Holiday Pay Life Insurance Referral Bonus Program Flexible Spending & Daycare Account Employee Monthly Appreciation Activities Perfect Attendance Bonus for Full-time Hourly Staff ON DEMAND PAY- (PayActiv - access to weekly pay!) Education Assistance- That's right, we will support you as you go backto school. We believe in you! Exclusive discounts: AT & Verizon Insight & Dell Staples United Moving Services OKRIN & Sherwin Williams AMC Movies Premium Seats USA (concert & sports events) LMT Club & Member Auto Buying by TrueCar Abenity Travel Center Six Flags Harry & David Gifts & Godiva Job Summary:Employee certified to administer medications, in accordance with state and federal laws, under the supervision of licensed staff to residents within facilities. Provide residents with direct care to assure quality of life in a home like environment while offering additional support to family and visitors. Maintains professional behavior while functioning as an interdisciplinary team member meeting state and federal guidelines.Supervision:Administers medication under the supervision of licensed nurse. In some situations may be required to supervise other staff or work independently.Critical Functions:Administers prescribed medications to residents and maintains related medical records under supervision of licensed nurse. Verifies identity of resident receiving medication and records name of drug and dosage and time of administration on specified forms or records such as MAR. Presents medication to resident and observes ingestion or other application, or administers medication, using specified procedures. Takes vital signs or observes resident to detect response to specified types of medications and prepares report or notified designated personnel of unexpected reactions.Documents reasons prescribed drugs are not administered. Gives direct patient care, such as bathing, dressing and feeding of residents and assisting with prescribed treatments. May receive supply of ordered medications and apportion, mix or assemble drugs for administrator to resident. May record and restock medication inventories.Training and Experience:High school graduate or minimum age of 18 year of ageCompletion Certified Medication Technician or Med Level One course and obtain certification in current stateAbility to communicate effectively with residents, co-workers, visitors and familiesAbility to and adhere to HIPPA regulations requiring confidentiality of resident informationDemonstrate accuracy in observation, performance and reportingRequired to work under direct supervision of licensed nurseKey Competencies:Able to administer prescribed medication to residents and maintain related medical recordsPossess ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing residents needs and ADLPossess ability to effectively communicate with supervisor, peers, family members and visitorsMaintain resident confidentiality (HIPPA) at all time and adhere to residents rightsAbility to recognize and adhere to resident care plan and maintain safe living environment by utilizing safety equipment and communicating with charge staff any notable changes or concernsDemonstrate professional behavior and performance as an employeeEssential Functions:Preparation and administration and documentation at appropriate times of all medications other than parenteral unless licensed. May be required to provide resident treatments as ordered by resident's physicianAbility to provide direct physical and emotional care to resident including, but not limited to, personal hygiene, transferring, lifting, maintain records, confidentiality and assistance with activities of daily livingRecognize and report in a timely manner any change in resident condition to charge staffAccurately observe, record and report resident care, condition or needs as well as concerns, food intake, output as orderedAdminister prescribed medications to residents and maintain related medical records under supervision of licensed nurse. Verified identity of resident receiving medication and records name of drug, dosage and time of administration on specified forms or recordPresents medication and observes ingestion or other application or administers medication using specified procedures. May be required to administer tube feeding. Ttake vital signs or observes resident to detect response to specified types of mediation and prepares report or notifies supervisor of any unexpected reactions or lack of such. Documents reasons prescribed medications or treatments are not administered. May receive supply of ordered medications and apportion, mix, or assemble drugs for administration to resident. Responsible for counting and documenting narcotics at beginning or end of shiftSupport co-workers by providing assistance as needed or requested in resident careReport in timely manner any accidents or incidents involving residents, staff, visitorsCommunicate through report to staff on preceding and oncoming shiftsAdmit and discharge or transfer residents with proper documentation noted in nurses notes and complete of necessary and required formsMust be able to work independently or with peers to provide care of residents. Must be able to work eight (8) hour shifts unless otherwise designated by supervisor. Must be able to provide first aid as neededMust be able to meet requirements of certified nursing assistant as well as certified medication technician. Review both job descriptionsValid driver's license and ability to meet company requirement related to driving if required

Keywords: Cross Timbers Senior Mental Health, Oklahoma City , Certified Medication Aide - PRN, Other , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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