Certified Medication Aide - PRN - Assisted Living Facility

Job Locations US-TX-Waco
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/16/2018 10:27 AM)
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Role Description

Administers prescribed medications to residents and maintains related medical records under supervision of Director of Nursing by performing the following duties.


Overall Responsibilities:

  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments as defined by state regulations in accordance with company policy and procedure
  • Verifies identity of resident receiving medication and records name of drug, dosage, and time of administration on resident’s chart
  • Presents medication to resident and observes ingestion or other application, or administers medication
  • Takes vital signs or observes resident to detect response to specified types of medications and prepares report or notifies designated personnel of unexpected reactions
  • Reports to charge nurse and documents reasons prescribed drugs are not administered
  • Receives supply of ordered medications for administration to resident.
  • Records and restocks medication inventories
  • Counts narcotics at the beginning and end of shift and records on appropriate forms. Notifies Director of Nurses immediately of any discrepancies
  • Gives and/or assist in direct resident care such as bathing, dressing, and feeding residents, and assisting in examinations and treatments as applicable
  • Assist Nurse Aides during meal times with tray passing, picking up trays and feeding as applicable
  • Responds to call lights in a timely manner
  • Monitors for effectiveness of PRN medications and reports and documents outcomes to Charge Nurse
  • Provide assistance to charge nurses with the cleanliness of the nursing station, medication room and supply room
  • Reports to DON/Administrator incidents/accidents, and alleged abuse incidences
  • Understands and adheres to the guidelines of “Residents Rights
  • Attends periodic in-services and staff meetings.

What we’re looking for

  • Successful completion of State Approved Medication Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program. Good standing in the state registry is required. 
  • Preferred one (1) year of previous health care experience
  • Ability to communicate with residents and nursing staff.
  • Ability to read and write English
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • CPR Certification

Our Mission: Transform Lives

Mainstreet Health is a division of Mainstreet, the nation’s premier developer of transitional care properties. Mainstreet properties have won the Senior Housing News’ Architecture & Design Award in the skilled nursing category in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Mainstreet Health uses a disruptive care model that’s based around building an incredible health care environment and providing care that focuses on the patient as a person. When you work with Mainstreet Health, you’re a part of something innovative, something different, and something that’s making a difference in this world — all while being in a place where you love to work. 




Our Core Values -

  • Leading boldly with excellence
  • Disrupting and innovating
  • Inspiring others


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