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Medication Technician

Company: Carlton Senior Living San Leandro
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Great Place to Work Certified!#BestWorkplaces#GPTWCertifiedJob SummaryTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Responsible for the accurate and timely distribution of medications to residents according to the written orders and instructions provided by physicians. This position also involves following all medication practices per Medication Training, Company Policy, and Title 22 RegulationsEssential Duties and responsibilities Include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.Pour and assist residents with medications according to Physician orders, medication training, and Company policies and proceduresFollow "Medication Training" policies and procedures regarding infection control, standard precautions, biohazard waste, and sharps management, and disposalFax new orders to pharmacy following Company policies and proceduresCommunicate to Physician, Pharmacist, family and DRS and/or Nurse if resident misses any scheduled doses of medicationDocument immediately when medication is given to residentRe-order medications following the Company policies and proceduresObserve and immediately report any changes in resident condition following the "Medication Training" policies and proceduresDocument immediately when a resident receives a PRN medicationKeep medication room and cart clean and orderly at all timesComplete all documentation on a new resident for the medication program in a timely mannerLog in all medication deliveries on the resident's Centrally Stored sheetEnsure accuracy of Medication Assistance Record (MAR) at all times, and report concerns to ManagerKeep medication room, cart, cupboards, and records locked when not in useDestroy medications following the community's policies and proceduresCount the narcotics following the community's policies and proceduresFile appropriate paperwork in resident's chartsAssist PC Manager with investigation on any concerns from resident or family regarding medicationsVerify the resident's medications prior to dispensation with the resident's physician and every six months thereafter in order to provide the best service and make sure the resident is taking the proper dosages and the proper medicationEnsure residents do not run out of medications at any timeRecord any medication changes per doctor's orders in all the proper documents as specified in Medication Procedures and Company PoliciesFollow all universal and safety precautionsUnderstand and follow all emergency protocols and respond to emergencies as directed and per Community trainingTreat residents with dignity and respect. Provide privacy during personal careQualificationsCommunication SkillsAbility to communicate clearly and effectivelyInteract well with our Carlton Family - residents, family members, all staff members, futureresidentsReasoning AbilityAbility to apply common sense understanding and carry out written or oral instructionsEducation and ExperienceHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED)One to three months related experience and/or trainingEquivalent combination of education and experienceAccording to Title 22 requirements, employee must be at least eighteen (18) years of ageCertificates, License, RegistrationCurrent First Aid Certification (obtained through community)DOJ and FBI fingerprint clearance must be completed prior to working in community (obtained through community)Health screening and negative TB test, must be less than six (6) months old. (obtained through community)

Keywords: Carlton Senior Living San Leandro, San Leandro , Medication Technician, Professions , San Leandro, California

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