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Medication Aide

Company: JEA Senior Living
Location: Haltom City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

* High school diploma or equivalent preferred * Minimum of 1 year previous experience as Caregiver for the elderly in a residential or long-term care setting * Must be able to read, write and speak English to communicate effectively with residents, families, visitors, and other staff members * Must be able to perform job duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation * Must complete Medication Aide training (and certification in states where required) Essential Functions:

* Provides medication assistance for residents in accordance with state regulations and company policy including; pouring, preparing, assisting with administration, and documentation * Assists in maintaining the medication cart and storage room in a neat and orderly manner * Accepts responsibility for accurate medication counts and for security of the medication cart and medication storage room for assigned shifts * May be called upon to assist residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, eating, transferring, and mobility, as needed * Engages residents in meaningful conversation, socialization, and activity while providing personal care and medication assistance * Responds to all resident needs and/or requests for care promptly, and provides or obtains assistance with care as necessary * Upholds Residents' Rights at all times * Supports and upholds all company policies and care philosophy * Observes residents for changes in physical, emotional, mental, or behavioral condition, unusual symptoms, medication side effects, accidents, injuries, or unusual occurrences, and reports promptly to a licensed nurse * Completes all documentation such as medication administration records, incident reports, change of condition reports, and behavior tracking, as requested, and in a timely manner * Assists in the dining room during resident meal times as needed * Encourages residents to participate in scheduled activities and outings, and provides residents with opportunities for self expression and enhanced self esteem through spontaneous individual or small group interaction and activity * May be called upon to assist with Caregiver housekeeping responsibilities.

Keywords: JEA Senior Living, Haltom City , Medication Aide, Other , Haltom City, Texas

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