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Medication Technician - Swing Shift - Full-Time Swing/Evening Shift

Company: Prestige Care, Inc
Location: Gresham
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Job Description:

Position Details:

Status: Full-Time/Part-Time/On-Call

Shift: Day/Evening/NOC

Schedule: Various

Working Hours Start: Various

Working Hours End: Various

What does a Medication Technician do?:

You will be providing medication services and direct resident care, assist in maintaining a positive physical and psychosocial environment for residents. You will help our residents with activities of daily living, housekeeping, laundry and other daily chores.

Why join the Prestige Care Family in the Medication Technician role and what can we offer you?

* See the impact of your expertise and care by interacting with our residents on a daily basis.
* Collaborate with a strong team of health care providers, all while working in a home-like setting.
* The ability to bring pure joy, security and community to our residents and their families.
* Our 35+ year old, family-owned and operated organization (with over 80 locations in 8 states) means we aren t too small, but not too big. You are known here.
* We have a defined, strong promote-from-within culture. If you want to move up, and you have the drive to build a career in the health care space, you have a home here.
* Many of our communities have deficiency free surveys and win national quality care awards join the award-winning team!
In this job, every day you will

1. Responsible for the daily operation of the medication room and medication services as directed by the Health Services Director (HSD) and in accordance with physician orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.

2. Processes physician medication and treatment orders in accordance with state regulations and the nurse practice act.

3. Administers and assists with the self-administration of routine and non-routine medications in accordance with physician orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.

4. Completes simple treatments and monitors residents as directed by the health service director in accordance with physician orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.

5. Maintains accurate records of medication and treatment services provided or omitted, including controlled substances in each resident s clinical record.

6. Reports and records changes in resident condition, incidents and accidents to HSD, physician and family member as indicated under the direction of the HSD. Completes all incident forms.

7. Assists in lifting, moving and transporting residents using proper body mechanics or assistive devices as directed by the resident s cooperative service plan.

Education Experience you need to qualify:

* You will need a high school diploma or GED with one or more years of personal care experience with older adults preferred or as required by state regulations.
* You must hold state required medication pass certification or other required certification, complete state required delegation and/or training requirements, and successfully complete the medication pass competency.
* You must have word processing skills and have a current CPR certification, First Aid training, and Food Handlers permit as required by state regulations.
Ways you can advance beyond the Medication Technician role:

Once you master this role, you could consider the Lead Medication Technician, Resident Care Coordinator, Expressions Director, or Executive Director jobs with Prestige Care.

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED At Prestige, it is our promise to personally touch lives every day. It is a philosophy of caring based on our core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect, that are at the center of all that we do. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents all of us, coming from different experiences, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints. Inclusion is the way we treat one another and how we celebrate what makes us different.

Just minutes from fast-paced Portland and next door to the beautiful Columbia River, Prestige Senior Living Huntington Terrace (https://www.prestigecare.com/location/prestige-senior-living-huntington-terrace) offers residents high-quality senior living in an excellent location.

Cozy common areas, activity centers and a restaurant-style dining room make it easy for residents to catch up with one another or build new relationships. And, when it s time to venture into the surrounding area, residents enjoy the benefit of trained, on-site transportation staff to get them out and about.

In addition, our Huntington Terrace community offers our innovative Celebrations (https://www.prestigecare.com/service/our-services/assisted-living-/celebrations) wellness program, designed to nurture mind, body and spirit, and give you the choices and freedom to celebrate life. As your partner in active aging, it is our goal to help you achieve an optimum level of health and wellness throughout all aspects of your life.:

Questions? Contact HuntingtonTerraceED@prestigecare.com:

Build Your Healthcare Career with Prestige Care:

Prestige Care is a family-owned and operated industry leader in the skilled nursing, assisted living, and rehabilitation space. As a Prestige Care team member, you are more than just an employee, you are part of our family. With a company focus on career development and advancement, there are many opportunities for advancement at our over 80 communities and care centers in 8 Western states. The healthcare career opportunities are endless and we look forward to collaborating with you to achieve your professional goals. Check out the career path that you can take with Prestige Care below:

Join our nationally-recognized and award-winning care center! We were 1 of only 17 care centers in the entire state of Oregon to receive a 2019 Bronze National Quality Award through the American Health Care Association, which honors long term and post-acute care providers that have demonstrated their commitment to improving the quality of care for seniors and individuals with disabilities! Join our high-performing care team today!

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