Medication Aide

Rosewood Villa is now hiring Med Aides. Full Time and Part Time available.

Under the supervision of a Nurse, safely assists residents with their medications as prescribed by the resident’s physician and documents the administration; provides and documents resident care, and may serve as the shift supervisor for care giving staff.

This job is rewarding and satisfying to help give back to our seniors who need quality and accurate assistance with their medications! Come relive the lives of our Residents, hear their stories, and grow your career while uplifting lives and experiences at our Community!

Responsibilities

Administers and accurately records the administration of medications for residents as prescribed by the physician in accordance with established policies and procedures of Avalon and applicable State/federal regulations.
Observes records and reports to the Staff Nurse symptoms and conditions of residents that could be related to medication interactions, adverse drug reactions or medication side effects.
Determines and records effectiveness of medications in a timely and accurate manner as required by state and federal regulations.
Provides and promotes resident’s rights during the administration of medications.
Stores medications in a safe and accurate manner in accordance with established policies and procedures of Avalon and applicable state/federal regulations.
Monitors medications to ensure adequate accountability measures are taken when medications are ordered, received into the facility, administered and at change of shift as required by policies and procedures of Avalon and applicable state/federal regulations.
Routinely inspects, cleans and monitors equipment and supplies to ensure resident safety. Reports any equipment or supply issues to the Staff Nurse for correction or repair.
Obtains, records, and reports vital signs as indicated during the administration of medications.
Demonstrates awareness of proper infection control practice by using Universal Precautions and following policies and procedures of Avalon, including OSHA’s Blood-borne Pathogen Standard.
Communicates to residents, staff and others in accurate and factual manner and seeks clarification from or refers questions to Staff Nurse when indicated.

Qualifications

Must be at least 18 years old.
Must be either CNA or HCA certified
Must achieve 12 hours of in service education annually as required by federal regulations (as well as meet state requirements, if exceeds federal).
Must have ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions in English.
Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and to work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors.
Must meet all local health regulations, pass post-employment physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation and reference inquiry

Company Info

Company Name
Rosewood Villa Assisted Living Community

Company URL
https://careers.avalonhealthcare.com/jobs/14671?lang=en-us

Contact Name
Becky Riggs

Email
Becky.Riggs@avalonhealthcare.com

Phone
(385) 315-6485

Fax
(000) 000-0000

Location

702 32nd Street
Bellingham, WA 98225


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