Certified Medication Tech.

Queenstown Landing

(Queenstown, MD)

Currently Hiring:

  • PT 3p-11p
  • FT 3p-11p

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

Departmental Accountabilities: Wellness and LifeStories Program
Reports To: Resident Wellness Director, Life Stories Director, Charge Nurse Supervisor
Desired Education Level: Completion of a state approved Medication Technician Training Program is required. Completion of a state approved Certified Nursing Assistant Program is required. A high school diploma or GED is required.
Position Summary:

Queenstown Landing is a state-of-the-art Assisted Living and Dementia Care community convenient to Rt 50 and ideally located adjacent to the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health Complex. The thoughtfully designed features and amenities of this new assisted living community were built to impress and evoke the serene coastal community we call home.

The Certified Medication Technician is 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 Destructions 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:
  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.
  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 Disposes of outdated and discontinues medications properly and in accordance with ICC policy and DEP regulations.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.
Requirements:
  1. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

The ability to prepare, administer and chart non-parenteral drugs as prescribed by a physician is required. The ability to exercise good judgment and make confident ethical decisions is essential. Must be able to effectively manage time in order to complete multiple tasks. The ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing is required. May require lifting, bending and standing for long periods of time. Must possess computer skills.

 

  1. Education

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

 

  1. Experience

One year of experience as a Certified Medication Technician is preferred.

 

  1. Certificates/Licenses

Current state Medication Technician Certification is required. Current state Certified Nursing Assistant certification is required.

 

Note: Must be at least 18 years of age.

Additional Information:

Benefits Include:

  • Referral Bonuses
  • Health Insurance (Full Time Only)
  • Free Employee Meals
  • Daily Pay Option
  • Dental and Vision Insurance

 

IntegraCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.