This position is responsible for assisting in the administration of medications to residents as ordered by the attending physician, under the direction of the department director. The administration of medications shall be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing the Community and as may be required by the department director or supervisor to ensure the highest degree of quality care is maintained. Advances the value that the resident comes first. The employee values the Community as the residents’ home and works to create attributes of home and models person centered care.
Education, Experience and/or Training:
- Must hold a current Certified Medication Aide/Technician certificate in accordance with laws of the state.
- High School diploma or equivalent desired.
- Previous 6 months of experience in long-term care desired.
- Must have understanding of terms used in medication administration.
Physical or Mental Demands:
This position is classified as Medium Work for physical exertion requirements. Medium work involves lifting no more than 50 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.