Medication Technichian

Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone

(Tyrone, PA)

Currently Hiring:

  • Full Time 11p-7a

FT = Full Time | PT = Part Time | OPT = Occasional Part Time

Departmental Accountabilities: Wellness
Reports To: Resident Wellness Director
Desired Education Level: High School diploma or GED
Travel Required: NO
Position Summary:

Responsible for preparing, administering and charting oral, topical and suppository drugs. Performs pulse and blood pressure measurements and administers PRN drugs as directed. Assists with admission, discharge and transfer procedures. Completes documentation clearly and accurately in the Medication Administration Record, Controlled Substance and Destruction logs, Resident Records and Move N. Ensures dignity and respect by using techniques learned in Life Stories Training to minimize Resident stress and maximize cooperation through dignity and empathy

Required Job Functions:

The employee must be able to perform these essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation by IntegraCare Corporation without posing a direct threat to self or others.
1. Perform all duties and responsibilities with a positive attitude, demonstrates impeccable ethics and integrity.
2. Prepares, administers and charts oral, topical and suppository drugs as prescribed.
3. Administers drugs only with a written order.
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4. Performs pulse and blood pressure measurements.
5. Administers insulin and performs capillary glucose monitoring following completion of certification by a Certified Diabetic Educator.
6. Signs and has access to the controlled schedule drug cabinet.
7. Makes pertinent observations and documents changes in the residents' condition and reports them to the charge nurse or Resident Wellness Director.
8. Assists with admissions, discharges and transfer procedures.
9. Attends required in-service trainings and orientations.
10. Returns drugs to pharmacy for credit. Disposes of outdated and discontinues medications properly and in accordance with ICC policy and DEP regulations.
11. Completes all required electronic documentation in a timely manner in Move N.
12. Sends pharmacy orders on fax machine.
13. Performs other duties as directed by the Charge Nurse Supervisor as needed.
14. Conducts tours in absence of management team members.
15. Ensures that activity programming is continued in the absence of the Life Stories Director.
16. Responds to Residents' requests.
17. Respects Residents’ rights, dignity and privacy.
18. Responds to emergency calls and attends to Residents’ needs promptly.

Equipment Required to Operate:

1. Telephone
2. CPR mask or ambu bag
3. Emergency oxygen equipment
4. Medication equipment (i.e., syringes, vials, etc.)
5. Thermometer
6. Sphygmomanometer
7. Computer and MOVE N software
8. Nurse Call System
9. Wander Management System
10. Various Lifting and Transfer Equipment

This is already provided at the Community.


Completion of a state approved Medication Technician Training Program is required.      A high school diploma or GED is required

One year of experience as a Certified Medication Technician is preferred.
Current state Medication Technician Certification is required.