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Medication Tech 6am-2pm

Company: Cornerstone Healthcare Group
Location: Pearland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description About Us

Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was founded in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our patients, residents and their families.

Our employees make a difference, join us so you can too! We pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of life for our employees, patients and residents.

Responsibilities:

The Medication Tech dispenses medications under the direction of the Resident Care Director and helps residents with activities of daily living, such as hygiene, toileting, feeding, moving safely to activities or functions, and caring for the resident's environment, including laundry and housekeeping. Must be sensitive to the needs and desires of each resident and make an attempt to improve and enrich their lives. The ideal candidate has a high school diploma or GED, current certification as a Nursing Assistant and a Registered Medication Aide in this state preferred. Certification in CPR/AED/First Aid preferred, and at least two years of experience, preferably in a long term care setting or assisted living community. Candidates must have a genuine desire to help others and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Dispenses medications under the direction of a licensed nurse according to established procedures. Helps resident with all personal care functions as needed. Helps resident at mealtimes and monitors resident’s eating habits. Helps resident to and from daily activities. Cleans and organizes the resident’s room and assists with laundry. Measures and records vital signs, such as temperature, pulse, etc., and reports any changes in condition. Ensures that required documentation is complete and is in compliance with regulations and standards. Communicates with residents and families regarding care. Attends all staff meetings, trainings, and educational classes as required. Performs other duties as assigned. Supervises the residents medications under the direction of the Resident Care Director according to established procedures.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED with further training to achieve certification.

Certified as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) in this state, preferred.

Certified as Registered Medication Aide in this state, preferred.

At least two years of experience in an assisted living community preferred.

Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications a plus.

Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills, including the ability to maintain composure under stress.

Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed.

Able to work a flexible schedule, which may include working days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent. Current CNA/CMA certification in the state of employment. Minimum 6 months of experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Current CNA/CMA certification in the state of employment.

Keywords: Cornerstone Healthcare Group, Pearland , Medication Tech 6am-2pm, Other , Pearland, Texas

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