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Evening Shift Medication Aide INCREASED WAGES

Company: Mitchell Care Center
Location: Mitchell
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Mitchell Care Center - Purpose of Your Job Position -
The primary purpose of your job position is to assist in the administering of medications to residents as ordered by the attending physician, under the direction of the attending physician, the nurse supervisor or charge nurse, and the Director of Nursing Services. The administration of medications shall be in accordance with established nursing standards, the policies, procedures, and practices of this facility, and the requirements of this state. -
Delegation of Authority -
As a Medication Aide, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. -
Job Functions -
Every effort has been made to make your job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. -
Major Duties and Responsibilities -

Administrative Functions

Follow the policies and procedures of the facility governing the administering of medications to residents. Note and report errors in the administration of medications. Assist in developing and implementing procedures or programs of the facility that seek to determine what medication errors are taking place, when, where, and why they occur, and how they can be prevented. Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms, charts, reports, etc., and submit these as may be required. Maintain a friendly, productive, working relationship with other members of the department of nursing, attending physicians, the Medical Director, and pharmacists. Report any complaints or grievances made by residents to the Director of Nursing Services. Participate and cooperate with any surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as requested by the Administrator or Director of Nursing Services. -
Education Requirements -
Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant with Medication Aide certification as approved by the State. -
Specific Requirements -
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public. Must possess the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel. Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult -residents. Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition. Must be a Medication Aide, having successfully completed a state approved training program and any necessary examination and/or competency review. Must provide documentation of such certification upon application for the position. Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Keywords: Mitchell Care Center, Fort Collins , Evening Shift Medication Aide INCREASED WAGES, Other , Mitchell, Colorado

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