Certified Medication Aide – Memory Care (MC) FULL TIME

1900 Tree Lane, Snellville, GA 30078, United States Full Time Hourly Rate: n/a

Company Description

Do you have HEART? We are looking for individuals who can embrace our mission to purposely brighten and enrich the lives of those we serve with HEART; Hospitality, Excellence, Appreciation, Respect & Teamwork. In this role you will be responsible for the safe administration of all prescribed medications and treatments as listed on the Medication Administration Record (MAR) and Treatment Administration Record (TAR), provides personal are and general nursing care to residents as needed or assigned, ensures delivery of care and services to all residents in the community to include Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), room cleanliness, scheduled activities and dining services and individual service plan need of each assigned resident.

Job Description

  • Responsible for supervision of self-administered medication for the Memory Care Department in compliance with Federal & State regulations and Senior Lifestyle Corporation guidelines as directed by the LPN/LVN/RN and/or the Director of Health & Wellness.
  • Count and sign on approved form, all narcotics with approved personnel before accepting medication keys.  Contact a supervisor immediately with discrepancies.
  • Order all necessary medication and treatments from appropriate pharmacy or notify responsible party when supply is no less than 7 days.
  • Notify supervisor when supply is less than 2 days and medicine hasn’t been received.
  • Responsible for receiving and verifying all medicine received is accurate according to pharmacy label and MAR.  Notifies pharmacy and DH&W of any discrepancies.
  • Responsible for proper storage of all medications and ensuring all lotions, ointments and liquids stored separately from oral medications.
  • Responsible for dating all appropriate vials or bottles at time of initial opening and following pharmacy protocol on length of time they can be used.
  • Responsible for weekly inspections of all medications to ensure all expired medications are removed.
  • Responsible for verifying all current MARs are compared to new MARs at change over time and notifying the supervisor of any discrepancies.
  • Responsible for removing all discontinued medication from med cart and giving it to the supervisor.
  • Provide personal care to residents to include, but not limited to, bathing, skin care, oral hygiene, grooming, dressing, incontinence care, and eating, etc.
  • Provide general nursing care to include, but not limited to, vital signs, temperatures, blood pressure, and weights.
  • Document appropriate information in the daily log as required and notify supervisor of all concerns.
  • Answer calls and assist residents with needs as assigned.
  • Responsible for daily cleaning of all medicine carts at end of shift and restocking as needed. 
  • Responsible for weekly deep cleaning of all med carts.
  • Attend and participate in staff training and in-services.
  • Must maintain accurate records to include preparation of all medical charts for new admissions and readmissions and ensures medical record is complete within forty-eight (48) hours as Policy and Procedure (P&P) and regulatory guidelines.

Qualifications

Level of Formal Education: A High School Diploma or General Education Degree; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience 
Years of Experience: 1+ months of experience 
Type of Experience: Senior Living preferred
Special Certifications: Current Medication Technician certification depending on state regulations
Language Skills: Acceptable proficiency in English to perform job duties, communicate with supervisor and other employees, and respond and communicate to emergency situations. Technical Competencies: Basic computer proficiency to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Skills and Ability: 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Superior time management skills. 

Personal Attributes: 

  • Strong team player and a passion for helping seniors 

Must be able to work 6a-6p weekdays and alternating weekends.

Additional Information

Senior Lifestyle offers a comprehensive benefits plan to eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid time off. All Senior Lifestyle positions are eligible to use DailyPay, an application that allows you to access your earned but unpaid wages before your next payday. Senior Lifestyle requires that all employees provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination unless exempt due to medical, religious, or personal beliefs. Government requirements or exclusions may apply.

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