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  • Certified Medication Aide, PRN 6:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.

    Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 1 week ago(2/11/2019 5:42 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2179
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Nursing/Clinical Services
  • 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
    • Current CPR Certification

    *Applicants must be a least 18 years of age to apply.

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