Medication Technician

East Houston, TX

Posted: 03/30/2020 Employment Type: Full-Time Temporary Industry: Medical Job Number: EH989907 Pay Rate: $15/hr Branch: East Houston Division: Professional

Job Description

- Verifies identity of Resident receiving medication, checks the MAR to assure correct medication is being given, and records time of administration or self-administration on specified forms or records

- Supervises the self-administration of medications by presenting medication to Resident and observing ingestion or other application

- Obtains and records Resident's vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates), weight, food and fluid intake and output, as directed

- Observes Resident to detect response to specified types of medications and prepares report or notifies designated personnel of unexpected reactions

- Answers Residents' call signals to determine Residents' needs in 7 minutes or less according to Elmcroft Standards.

Job Requirements

- Education: High School or GED preferred three to six months related experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience

- Current CNA / NCA /HCA / PCA / Certified Caregiver / Medication Technician designation as required

- Ability to stand for long periods of time, lift and transfer residents (up to 100 pounds unassisted), bend, twist, push and pull

- Knowledge of medical terminology, skill in administering nursing techniques including taking vital signs, medication administration and knowledge of possible side effects

- Exceptional organization skills, ability to prepare and maintain accurate resident charts, reports and observations

- Effective communication skills and interpersonal relations

- Good problem solving and independent thinking skills

- Knowledge of basic hygiene and sanitation practices

- Professional conduct and ethics

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Valeria Boulouf

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