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Medication Technician

Company: Tabor Commons Assisted Living
Location: Tabor City
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Tabor Commons Assisted Living - Starting Pay Rate: $12.00-$13.00
Available Shifts:
- - - - - - 7:00am-3:00pm
- - - - - - 3:00pm-11:00pm (offers a $0.50 shift differential)
- - - - - - 11:00pm-7:00am (offers a $1.00 shift differential)
- - - - - - 7:00am-7:00pm
- - - - - - 7:00pm-7:00am (offers a $1.00 shift differential)
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Short-Term Disability
Requirements
Must meet the requirements of the Supervisor-In-Charge, as well as meet the training and testing requirements as outlined by the state regulatory guidelines. - - Also, must complete required continuing education units annually.
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Walking and hearing is required 75% or more per shift. Far vision, near vision, low to medium levels of lifting, low levels of carrying and pushing/pulling, low to medium levels of handling and fingering are required about 50% per shift. Standing, talking, medium levels of carrying, pushing/pulling is required about 25% per shift. Sitting, crouching, climbing (ascending or descending), bending/twisting, reaching, very high levels of lifting, high to very high levels of carrying, very high levels of pushing/pulling is required about 10% per shift. Stooping, running grappling, balancing, feeling, high levels of lifting, pushing/pulling, fingering is present only in unusual situations. The required lift for this job classification is 50 lbs.
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Description
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1. - - - Assume all written and delegated assignments of the Administrator and/or Resident Care Coordinator.
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2. - - - Medication Technicians must provide direction and assignments to other patient care assistants.
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3. - - - Prepare resident transfer forms and documents as required for hospital or other service providers.
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4. - - - Medication Technicians must complete accident/incidents reports as is necessary.
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5. - - - Ensure that there is staff coverage on the hall at all times, and that all employees receive adequate breaks on their shift.
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6. - - - Discipline, counsel, and document violations of policies and procedures by staff.
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7. - - - Medication Technicians must enforce all facility rules and regulations for staff and residents, and assist in making sure that resident rights are acknowledged by all staff members.
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8. - - - Handle employee grievances with tact, courtesy, and consideration.
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9. - - - Perform medication administration in a timely and structured manner, making sure to handle all medications properly.
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10. Perform narcotic counts per facility policy and in accordance with state regulations.
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11. Medication Technicians must respect the resident's right to privacy and autonomy during med passes.
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12. Supervise those residents that are approved for self-administration of medications and assure proper administration techniques.
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13. Medication Technician must notify Resident Care Coordinator and/or Administrator of significant changes in residents and document these changes as is appropriate.
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14. Seek treatment for residents experiencing acute episodes of an illness or those in need of emergency services.
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15. Medication Technician must communicate with Resident Care Coordinator, Administrator, and/or the facility pharmacy to ensure that all resident medications are available and appropriate for administration.
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16. Dispose of discontinued or refused medications properly and document the disposal.
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17. Medication Technician must maintain a current certification, which means obtaining the required annual CEUs.

Keywords: Tabor Commons Assisted Living, Wilmington , Medication Technician, Professions , Tabor City, North Carolina

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