Registered Medication Aide (Med Tech)

Employer
The Crossings at Chantilly
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Jun 14, 2018
Closes
Jun 15, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Are you looking for a great opportunity with a growing company? The Crossings at Chantilly, offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care Services, is currently seeking Registered Medication Aides for their location in Herndon, Virginia. The Med Tech provides quality care and assistance with activities of daily living for residents of the community. The Med Tech assists with the administration of prescribed medications within the established scope of practice. The Med Tech encourages all residents to function at their highest level of independence and to participate in community activities. Conducts activities and provides for a meaningful experience for all residents. Responsible for ensuring a pleasurable dining experience and for representing the community in a positive manner at all times. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Must maintain a working knowledge of all policies and procedures pertaining to the position Assists residents with activities of daily living Reports incidents involving residents to include care concerns or issues, to appropriate individuals (ex: HCC, RN/LPN, or ED) Perform housekeeping duties, such as making resident beds, cleaning resident apartments, common areas, dining room, etc. as directed by supervisor Respond promptly to all resident calls for assistance or emergency alerts Must be able to remain calm and competent during emergencies Assists in planning and conducting activity programs for residents Follows confidentiality policies regarding release of resident information Assists residents to and from the dining room, and to and from activities Checks on residents, ensures attendance at meals and activities Checks on residents who are ill and reports status or concerns to appropriate individuals Communicate verbally and in writing to report resident status, upcoming community information, resident appointments, admissions, and transfers Assists new residents with move-in transition: provide emotional support Requirements: Must possess current Registered Medication Aide license from the Virginia Board of Nursing in good standing Must posses a current Certified Nursing Assistant license from the Virginia Board of Nursing in good standing Must be able to effectively communicate verbally and in-writing Must be organized and able to work well with all levels of personnel Must be a contributing member of nursing team and follow instruction of supervisor Must be polite and considerate of residents, visitors, and co-workers at all times Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time Must be able to lift 50 lbs, and push or carry 25 lbs Must be able to safely lift and transfer residents while maintaining proper body mechanics Must be in designated uniform during working hours, to include name badge and a smile Must be CPR/First Aid certified, or be willing to become certified within 60 days of hire Must be able to represent the community in a positive and professional manner Must attend and complete all required in-services and staff meetings Must be available to work 1st Shift Part Time to include weekends and holidays EOE Company Description The Crossings at Chantilly will be a state-of-the-art senior living community that will offer a full continuum of great lifestyle options, including Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care services. The community will be part of a new campus that will also feature both a skilled nursing facility and rehab facility, should the specific care needs change. As a Harmony Senior Services community, you can expect a caring, passionate, and professional staff committed to creating an active environment at The Crossings at Chantilly. It will be located at 2980 Centreville Road, Herndon, Virginia 20171.

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