Certified Medication Technician

Interim HealthCare
Columbia, MD
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
Job Description:1) Administers prescribed medications to patients and maintains related medical records under supervision of NURSE,GENERAL DUTY: Verifies identity of patient receiving medication and records name of drug, dosage, and time of administration on specified forms or records.2) Presents medication to patient and observes ingestion or other application, or administers medication, using specified procedures.3) Takes vital signs or observes patient to detect response to specified types of medications and prepares report or notifies designated personnel of unexpected reactions4) Documents reasons prescribed drugs are not administered.5) Gives direct patient care, such as bathing, dressing, and feeding patients, and assisting in examinations and treatments.6) May receive supply of ordered medications and apportion, mix, or assemble drugs for administration to patient.7) May record and restock medication inventoriesMinimum Education & Experience Requirements:Must be 18 years of age.High School diploma or equivalent and successful completion of Nursing Assistant course and Certified Medication AssistantOne (1) year experience in DDA Group Home and/or as required by contracted facility.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:Pass criminal and abuse background checks, when required by the State(s) in which employeAble to communicate with all levels of clinical and non-clinical individuals.Able to read and interpret technical instructions; use vision and hearing to observe the patient.Requires hand-eye coordination and fine motor function necessary to assist in the operation of patient care equipment.Evidence of current CPR/BLS training for infants, children and adults.Able to provide proof of a valid driver's license, if applicable.Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if assignment(s) include driving own vehicle.

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