• Medication Aide/Tech

    ID
    2019-1453
    Category
    Health and Wellness
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Part-Time
    Location : City
    Roanoke
    Location : State/Province
    VA
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    At Pheasant Ridge Senior Living, we don’t just help our residents, we also help their families by offering them the peace of mind that we’re taking care of their husband, wife, mother or father and treating them with the respect and dignity they deserve. To us, our community embodies so much more than assisted living or memory care services, it’s a culture of caring, empathy, and compassion. When it comes to our residents, the things that matter to us are the same things that matter to you.

     

    If you or a loved one are looking for a senior living community that puts care first, we’d love to meet you.

    Now Hiring Medication Technicians for all shifts!

     

    This position is responsible for carrying out the ADL services to residents in accordance with their service plan in a given community. These duties include providing medication management services, personal care for all residents, communicating with medical professionals and families about the needs of residents. All duties are performed under the direction of the Director, Health and Wellness while maintaining compliance with all regulatory standards.

     

    Check out our perks!

    • Control Your Schedule: View your schedule, pick-up shifts & request time off anytime, anywhere from the OnShift mobile app.  
    • Earn Rewards: Track your progress and earn award points for clocking in & out on time, answering surveys and for other contributions in the community.
    • Provide Feedback: Answer short community surveys and provide feedback about your day – all from your mobile phone.
    • Access Funds: Access your earned, but unpaid wages before payday for just a small transaction fee.   

    Responsibilities:

    • Follow the services outlined in each resident’s service plan in a friendly and supportive manner. This includes passing resident medications in accordance with physician orders and as stated on the Medication Administration Record for all residents.
    • Document observed change in condition in accordance with local rules and regulations and policies.
    • Communicate with other Medication Aides about resident needs for consistent quality.
    • Participate in meal service including serving, clearing, and cleaning the dining room.
    • Follow all local, state, and federal rules and regulations as they apply to services delivered for all residents. This involves resident care and documentation, compliance with HIPAA, OSHA, and Blood Borne Pathogen Guidelines.
    • Foster teamwork with co-workers, show initiative in overcoming obstacles, take actions which assist others beyond job responsibilities, and have a positive impact on co-workers, residents, and visitors.
    • Seek out and perform other duties as assigned or needed.

    Requirements:

    • Must have compassion for and desire to work with the elderly!
    • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required. Certifications as required by state.
    • Must have one year of experience in a caregiving role or similar function. Supervisory experience of six months or more in a health-related field (manages staff under their supervision during working hours).
    • Must be able to read physician orders and match to Medication Administration Records for residents. Must possess understanding of medical terminology adequate to pass medications and communicate with medical professionals.
    • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel and an understanding of human resource rules preferred.
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test; including marijuana.

    Apply with your resume and cover letter TODAY to schedule your interview for this exciting opportunity!

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