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Medication Technician

Company: Prestige Senior Living - Beaverton Hills
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

*Wages start at $20*POSITION SUMMARYThe Medication Technician provides medication services and direct resident care, assist in maintaining a positive physical and psychosocial environment for residents. The Medication Technician assists residents with activities of daily living, housekeeping, laundry, and other daily chores.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1. Responsible for the daily operation of the medication room and medication services as directed by the Health Services Director (HSD) and in accordance with physician orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.2. Processes physician medication and treatment orders in accordance with state regulations and the nurse practice act.3. Administers and assists with the self-administration of routine and non-routine medications in accordance with physician orders, state regulations, and the nurse practice act.4. Completes simple treatments and monitors residents as directed by the HSD in accordance with physician orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.5. Maintains accurate records of medication and treatment services provided or omitted, including controlled substances, in each resident's clinical record.6. Coordination with pharmacies for medication orders and refills.7. Reports all medication errors per policy.8. Reports and records changes in resident condition, incidents and accidents to HSD, physician and family member as indicated under the direction of the HSD. Completes all incident forms.9. Routinely communicates with physicians, pharmacies, outside services, residents and families regarding medication and care services.10. Provides direct resident care while promoting the resident's dignity, independence and choice, regularly observes residents' physical and mental conditions and reports changes to the HSD, Expressions Director, or Executive Director.11. Assists with or provides care services as directed by the resident's cooperative service plan.12. Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously, and in a manner that respects dignity, confidentiality standards, and promotes individual rights.13. Follows and supports community fire safety and infection control practices and promptly reports any unsafe conditions or equipment to immediate supervisor.14. Serves meals in the dining room, assisting residents at mealtime, provides resident tray delivery, and assists with dining room and kitchen clean up and maintenance.15. Assists in lifting, moving and transporting residents using proper body mechanics or assistive devices as directed by the resident's cooperative service plan.16. Assists with tours, move-ins, move-outs, and transfers and coordinates personal care services with coworkers assisting with lifting and responds to assistance pages promptly.17. Performs First Aid and initiates emergency response procedures per policy and state regulations.18. Properly stores medications and equipment and keeps the medication room clean and orderly.19. Removes outdated or discontinued medications to return to the pharmacy or disposal per policy.20. Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings.21. Performs other duties as assigned.COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES1. Demonstrates Core Values of Respect, Integrity, Commitment, and Trust.2. Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents' families, visitors, and staff.3. Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to residents, team members, the department/center/community, and company information and records.4. Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits.QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCEOne or more years of personal care experience with older adults preferred or as required by state regulations. Must hold state required medication pass certification or other required certification, complete state required delegation and/or training requirements, and successfully complete the medication pass competency. Must have word processing skills. Must have current CPR certification, First Aid training, and Food Handlers permit as required by state regulations. Must complete all state required trainings as necessary.EDUCATIONHigh school diploma or GED or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training, and experience.EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED - At Prestige, it is our promise to personally touch lives every day. It is a philosophy of caring based on our core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect, that are at the center of all that we do. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents all of us, coming from different experiences, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints. Inclusion is the way we treat one another and how we celebrate what makes us different.Prestige is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.In adherence with the State's COVID-19 mandate for health care workers, Prestige Care team members are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as an condition of employment, unless a team member qualifies and receives an approved religious or medical exemption.Prestige Senior Living Beaverton Hills*Information About Prestige Senior Living - Beaverton Hills*Located at 4525 SW 99th Ave. in Beaverton, Prestige Senior Living - Beaverton Hills is a 60 apartment all assisted living community. While not gigantic, it is beautiful, well kept, in a convenient part of town and has lots of ambient light. It's a true gem of a workplace!Beaverton Hills has a "lodge-type" setting; very unique in the area with a fun, caring, and loving healthcare family. A few years ago, they won the "Bronze" award through the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living, showcasing our strong commitment to care excellence for our residents. Our leadership at the community likes to lead by teaching the "why" behind our care, with an ear to all team members.This is a culture of high performance and teamwork. All managers at the community are available and present at all times to support our team. By working at Beaverton Hills you would be enjoying a strong coaching leadership style, a supportive environment, and one in which you are empowered to own your role, and enjoy opportunities for career advancement.If working in a home-like setting, with a strong team atmosphere, at a national award-winning employer that has a great promote-from-within culture, then Prestige Senior Living - Beaverton Hills is the place for you.*Who Is Prestige Care/Prestige Senior Living?*Prestige Care is a family of over 75 skilled nursing + post-acute care centers, as well as assisted living and memory care communities in 8 Western states. We are an organization of over 5,000 team members who serve thousands of residents, where we have the privilege of personally touching their lives every day.We have four core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect that guide everything that we do. With a strong commitment to career development and advancement, Prestige Care is a employer that can help you achieve your career goals and objectives. With a healthcare career at Prestige Care, you will enjoy a collaborative, team-oriented environment where your work truly matters at the end of every day.Job Types: Part-time, Full-timePay: From $20.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* GeriatricsPhysical setting:* Long term careSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Evening shift* Night shiftAbility to commute/relocate:* Beaverton, OR 97005: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Shift availability:* Day Shift (Preferred)* Night Shift (Preferred)* Overnight Shift (Preferred)Work Location: In person

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