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Medication Technician

Company: Clearwater Living
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Are you passionate about serving seniors? Do you want to be part of team that strives to create experiences that celebrate our seniors?At Clearwater Living -, we are reimagining senior living to create an innovative approach to aging in comfort. It is our commitment to excellence and service to seniors that make Clearwater Living communities such exceptional places to call home.Clearwater Living is a premier brand-new luxury assisted living community is looking to add dedicated and dynamic Med Techs to the staff.Clearwater associates enjoy great benefits:Excellent benefits401(k)contributionsPaid Time Off and sick leaveExciting opportunities to growDynamic and fast paced environmentCulture of people first and service alwaysThe Medication Technician is responsible for documenting, delivering and administering medicines to residents as prescribed by physician(s) with superior customer service and in accordance with all policies, procedures, government regulators and guidelines.Responsibilities:Assist residents with their daily medications, treatments and resident care as assigned andwith the scope of practice, policy and procedures, and government regulationsObserve, verify and document that medication is ingested or applied as directedNotify supervisor if prescribed medication is not administered according to directions anddocumenting the reason(s) whyMaintain clear, accurate, complete and confidential records on resident medication and carein accordance with established procedures and governing requirementsCoordinate medication services with resident, pharmacy and physician(s) and verifyingdosages with physician prior to dispensingTrack all orders for medication changes and/or refills - prepare medications for distributionup to 24 hours in advanceParticipate in and complete narcotic counts at the beginning and end of shift, reporting anyand all discrepancies to supervisor(s) immediatelyAssist caregivers in the performance of their job duties and assume caregiver activities andresponsibilities when needed.Respond to resident needs promptly and kindly while maintaining each resident's self-respect,personal dignity, personal safety and confidentialityRead and follow care plans to ensure proper care is being given to their residentsAssist residents in their daily living activities including bathing, dressing, hygiene (includingshaving, hair care, etc.), meals, activities, bowel and bladder functions (including taking tobathrooms, portable commodes, changing incontinency products, etc.)Provide assistance at mealtime with selecting meals, serving, eating, and clearing traysTransport residents as necessary assisting them into and out of bed, wheelchairs, etc. followingall safety/lifting and transferring techniques - escorting them to/from meals, activities, orother transportation needs as requested or assignedQualifications:High School Diploma or GEDA minimum of one year of work experience as a Caregiver or Medication TechnicianCertified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification preferredCurrent First Aid CertificationBackground clearances as required by government regulationsMust meet health requirements, including TB

Keywords: Clearwater Living, Las Vegas , Medication Technician, Professions , Las Vegas, Nevada

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