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Certified Medication Aide (Shift 3)

Company: Regency Integrated Health Services
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationBrownsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center - Brownsville, TXPosition TypeFull TimeJob ShiftShift 3Job CategoryHealth CareEssential Job FunctionsPrimary ResponsibilitiesThe Certified Mediation Aide will prepare, administer, and document prescribed medications per protocolEssential FunctionsAdministers prescribed medications and treatments as defined by state regulations in accordance with company policy and procedure.Observe and report to the facility's charge nurse reactions and side-effects to medication shown by a residentTake and record vital signs prior to the administration of medication which could affect or change the vital signsReports to charge nurse and documents reasons prescribed drugs are not administered.Administer regularly prescribed medication which the permit holder has been trained to administer only after personally preparing (setting up) the medication to be administeredThe medication aide will document the administered medication in the resident's medication administration recordAdminister oxygen per nasal canula or a non-sealing face mask only in an emergency; immediately after the emergency, the medication aide shall verbally notify the licensed nurse on duty or on call and appropriately document the action and notification.Apply specifically ordered ophthalmic, OTIC, nasal, and vaginal medicationBe able to accurately follow all principals of good medication administrationAssist in customary daily requirements and tasks in care and treatment such as bathing, feeding, dressing, observing intake of food, care of hair, nails, moving residents from area to area, responding to calls, etc., which includes lifting, transferringHelps charge nurses with the cleanliness of the nursing station, medication room and supply room.QualificationsEducational/Training RequirementsHigh school diploma or equivalent is preferredLicensing RequirementsSuccessful completion of State Approved Medication Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program. Good standing in the state registry is required.Experience RequirementsPreferred one (1) year of previous health care experienceMust demonstrate working knowledge of Universal Precautions and the Blood Borne Pathogen rules.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative but not necessary all inclusive, of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to effectively communicate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.ActionRarelyOccasionallyFrequentlyLifting - 1-25 lbs XLifting - 25-50 lbs XLifting - 50+ lbs X Carrying - 1-25 lbs XCarrying - 25-50 lbs XCarrying - 50+ lbs X Pushing/Pulling - 1-25 lbs XPushing/Pulling - 25-50 lbs XPushing/Pulling - 50+ lbs X Sliding/Transferring - 1-25 lbs XSliding/Transferring - 25-50 lbs XSliding/Transferring - 50+ lbs X Standing XSittingX Walking XSpeaking XDrivingX Balancing/Climbing X Stooping/Kneeling XCrouching/Crawling XReaching XHearing/Listening XSeeing XTurning/Twisting/Leaning XRegency Integrated Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Regency does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability status, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are based on legitimate, non-discriminatory criteria.

Keywords: Regency Integrated Health Services, Brownsville , Certified Medication Aide (Shift 3), Other , Brownsville, Texas

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