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FT Certified Medication Attendant - WestDev

Company: Vitality Senior Living
Location: Allen
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Vitality Court in Allen, TX is seeking Full time Certified Medication Attendant. $1500 sign on bonus-please ask about details. Scheduled hours will be from 2:00pm-10:00pm Apply today! We look forward to connecting with you in the near future.: OVERALL JOB PURPOSE: Administer or assist residents to self administer medications and treatments; measure vital signs and weight; and perform other health services tasks. Adhere to home health, hospice, and emergency protocols. MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: * Must be at least 21 years old. * Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. * Meet state or provincial health related requirements. * Maintain current professional license. * Maintain current medication assistant related certification as required by state or provincial regulations if Medication Assistant.. * Obtain/maintain current CPR and first aid certification if Medication Assistant. * Maintain any other certifications as required by state or provincial regulations. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * All responsibilities are to be performed within scope of practice per state or provincial regulations. * Administer or assist residents to self administer medications and treatments. * Measure vital signs and weight. * Collect, store, and assure transport of certain specimens for laboratory studies. * Adhere to all medication room systems per policy. * Implement physician orders. * Assure physician orders, laboratory reports, and other data is scanned and filed in resident chart. * Document pertinent information in Nursing Notes and elsewhere per policy (e.g., incident reports). * Communicate with Resident Care Manager / AL Managers per policy. * Adhere to home health and hospice protocols. * Adhere to emergency protocols, including performing CPR and administering first aid as necessary. * Promote and adhere to service plans, informing Resident Care Manager / AL Manager / AL Managers of suggestions to improve current resident needs and preferences as well as successful service approaches. * Observe for and reports resident problems as listed in Observation and Reporting sections of Charge Nurse/Medication Attendant Resource or in service plans) and report such problems to Nurse / Resident Care Manager / AL Managers. * Read Communication Log at beginning of each shift; enter pertinent information in Communication Log by end of each shift. * Read Shift Change Notes at beginning of each shift; enter pertinent information in Shift Change Notes by end of each shift. * Perform other duties as directed by Resident Care Manager / AL Managers.:

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