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Certified Medication Assistant

Harbor Retirement Associates

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Checks each of the six (6) rights of medication administration three(3)different times: (1) When the medication is taken out of themed cart or cabinet; (2) Immediately before assisting with themedication; (3) Immediately after assisting with the medication.
  • Assists with medications to residents according to their MedicationObservation Record (MOR)
  • Documents clearly and accurately on the MOR after a medicationis taken or given, refused, held, discontinued, changed, disposedof, returned, in accordance with policy
  • Maintains a neat, clean, organized med cart/cabinet and restocks asneeded
  • Provides residents with any treatments required as part of theirindividual service plan
  • Promotes and protects the rights to safe, prompt, and confidentialtreatment
  • Answers and responds immediately to resident calls
  • Respects the resident’s right to refuse medication and/or treatment
  • Explains to the resident what medication is being given and why,prior to assisting with or administering the medication
  • Observes the resident for any adverse reaction to the medicationand reports to the DRC and/or supervisor immediately
  • Reports any and all medication errors honestly and immediately
  • Seeks assistance and advice from supervisor immediately if thereare any doubts or questions when assisting with or administeringmedications or treatments
  • Responds to on-the-job injuries in accordance with policy
  • Notifies supervisor of any concerns or questions presented by theresident’s family member(s)
  • Adheres to universal precautions and all other infection controlguidelines
  • Disposes infectious and/or potentially infectious waste accordingto OSHA regulations
  • Demonstrates respectful behavior in all interactions with residents, families, staff and other visitors to the community
  • Performs specific work duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures
  • Meets or exceeds health standards for appearance, sanitation and hygiene

    Non-Essential Functions:

  • Leads by example exhibiting the CORE Values through servantleadership

  • Encourages teamwork and promotes company philosophy

  • Attends required community meetings and participates Life Enrichment activities when able

  • Completes all required courses in adherence with HRA University

  • Is prompt and able to perform the required duties of the position one regular, predictable basis

  • Becomes familiar and understands how to report a missing person using the Safe Return program or equivalent

    All associates are responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for all community residents

Job Requirements

 
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Location US-TX-Plano
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care

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Harbor Retirement Associates
Company:
US-TX-Plano
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Checks each of the six (6) rights of medication administration three(3)different times: (1) When the medication is taken out of themed cart or cabinet; (2) Immediately before assisting with themedication; (3) Immediately after assisting with the medication.
  • Assists with medications to residents according to their MedicationObservation Record (MOR)
  • Documents clearly and accurately on the MOR after a medicationis taken or given, refused, held, discontinued, changed, disposedof, returned, in accordance with policy
  • Maintains a neat, clean, organized med cart/cabinet and restocks asneeded
  • Provides residents with any treatments required as part of theirindividual service plan
  • Promotes and protects the rights to safe, prompt, and confidentialtreatment
  • Answers and responds immediately to resident calls
  • Respects the resident’s right to refuse medication and/or treatment
  • Explains to the resident what medication is being given and why,prior to assisting with or administering the medication
  • Observes the resident for any adverse reaction to the medicationand reports to the DRC and/or supervisor immediately
  • Reports any and all medication errors honestly and immediately
  • Seeks assistance and advice from supervisor immediately if thereare any doubts or questions when assisting with or administeringmedications or treatments
  • Responds to on-the-job injuries in accordance with policy
  • Notifies supervisor of any concerns or questions presented by theresident’s family member(s)
  • Adheres to universal precautions and all other infection controlguidelines
  • Disposes infectious and/or potentially infectious waste accordingto OSHA regulations
  • Demonstrates respectful behavior in all interactions with residents, families, staff and other visitors to the community
  • Performs specific work duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures
  • Meets or exceeds health standards for appearance, sanitation and hygiene

    Non-Essential Functions:

  • Leads by example exhibiting the CORE Values through servantleadership

  • Encourages teamwork and promotes company philosophy

  • Attends required community meetings and participates Life Enrichment activities when able

  • Completes all required courses in adherence with HRA University

  • Is prompt and able to perform the required duties of the position one regular, predictable basis

  • Becomes familiar and understands how to report a missing person using the Safe Return program or equivalent

    All associates are responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for all community residents

Job Requirements

 
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