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Medication Assistant (PART-TIME)

Harbor Retirement Associates

Job Description

  • 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 the medication; (3) Immediately after assisting with the medication.
  • Assists with medications to residents according to their Medication Observation Record (MOR)
  • Documents clearly and accurately on the MOR after a medication is taken or given, refused, held, discontinued, changed, disposed of, returned, in accordance with policy
  • Maintains a neat, clean, organized med cart/cabinet and restocks as needed
  • Provides residents with any treatments required as part of their individual service plan
  • Promotes and protects the rights to safe, prompt, and confidential treatment
  • 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 medication and 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 there are any doubts or questions when assisting with or administering medications or treatments
  • Responds to on-the-job injuries in accordance with policy
  • Notifies supervisor of any concerns or questions presented by the resident’s family member(s)
  • Adheres to universal precautions and all other infection control guidelines
  • Disposes infectious and/or potentially infectious waste according to 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


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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Location US-VA-Woodbridge
Employment Type Part-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care

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Harbor Retirement Associates
Company:
US-VA-Woodbridge
Location:
Part-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

  • 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 the medication; (3) Immediately after assisting with the medication.
  • Assists with medications to residents according to their Medication Observation Record (MOR)
  • Documents clearly and accurately on the MOR after a medication is taken or given, refused, held, discontinued, changed, disposed of, returned, in accordance with policy
  • Maintains a neat, clean, organized med cart/cabinet and restocks as needed
  • Provides residents with any treatments required as part of their individual service plan
  • Promotes and protects the rights to safe, prompt, and confidential treatment
  • 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 medication and 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 there are any doubts or questions when assisting with or administering medications or treatments
  • Responds to on-the-job injuries in accordance with policy
  • Notifies supervisor of any concerns or questions presented by the resident’s family member(s)
  • Adheres to universal precautions and all other infection control guidelines
  • Disposes infectious and/or potentially infectious waste according to 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


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Job Requirements

 
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