Certified Medication Technician
Company: Senior Lifestyle
Location: Ellicott City
Posted on: May 3, 2021
In accordance with
established company policies and procedures, the Certified
Medication Technician is responsible for safe administration of
prescribed medications and treatments as listed on Medication
Administration Record (MAR) and Treatment Administration Record
(TAR). The Certified Medication Technician provides personal are
and nursing care to residents as needed/assigned and ensures
delivery of care and services to residents in the community to
include Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), room cleanliness,
scheduled activities and dining services and individual service
plan need of each assigned resident.
medications safely ensuring the six rights of medication
administration are followed.
- Count and sign
approved form, all narcotics with approved personal before
accepting medication keys. Alert Director of Health and Wellness
(DHW) immediately with discrepancies.
- Order medication
and treatments from appropriate pharmacy or notify responsible
party when supply is no less than 7 days.
- Notify DHW or
Executive Director (ED) when supply is less than two days and
medicine has not been received.
- Receive and verify
medicine received is accurate according to pharmacy label and MAR.
Notify pharmacy and DHW of discrepancies.
- Store medications
properly and ensure lotions, ointments, and liquids stored
separately from oral medications.
- Date appropriate
vials/bottles at time of initial opening and follow pharmacy
protocol on length of time they can be used.
medications weekly to ensure expired medications are
- Verify current
MARs are compared to new MARs at change over time and notify DHW of
discontinued medication from medication cart and give to
- Provide personal
care to residents including, but not limited to, bathing, skin
care, oral hygiene, grooming, dressing, incontinence care, eating,
- Provide general
nursing care including, but not limited to vital signs,
temperature, blood pressure, and weight.
appropriate information in daily log as required, notify Shift
Supervisor (SS) and DHW of concerns.
- Answer calls and
assist residents with needs as assigned.
- Follow company
standards, policies and practices to include, but not limited to,
attendance, dress code, etc.
- Assist in dining
room with setting tables, serving meals. and clearing dining room
- Assist with
scheduled activities and housekeeping as assigned.
- Relieve SS,
Attendants, or other direct care staff for breaks as
- Clean medicine
carts daily at end of shift and restock as needed.
- Perform weekly
deep cleaning of medicine carts.
- Attend and
participate in staff training and in-services.
- Current First Aid
- Act as a shift
supervisor in emergencies or as directed.
- Responsible for
other duties as assigned.
- Maintain accurate
records to include preparation of medical charts for new admissions
and readmissions and ensure medical record is complete within
forty-eight (48) hours as Policy and Procedure (P&P) and
- Perform all duties
in adherence of established policies and procedures, federal,
state, and local regulations.
satisfactory attendance and report for duty as
- High School
graduate or equivalent.
- Current Medication
Technician Certification as per state regulations
- Organize and
manage multiple priorities in an efficient manner.
- Must be 18 years
of age or over
- Display excellent
interpersonal and communication skills including ability to speak
and write effectively in English.
- Commit and adhere
to company values and policies.
- Basic computer
proficiency to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and
complete the Medical Technician class.
- High school
graduate with minimum of one year working with a senior population
with strong interest in medical administrative
- Must be a strong
- Adhere to
confidentiality procedures to ensure HIPAA and Morningside House
standards are always met or exceeded.
Formal Education: High school diploma or GED
Ability: Customer service skills
Senior Lifestyle offers a comprehensive benefits plan to eligible
team members including health, dental, vision, retirement benefits,
short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid time off.
Team members may also be eligible to receive a bonus based on their
position. All Senior Lifestyle positions are eligible to use
DailyPay, an application that allows you to access your earned but
unpaid wages before your next payday.
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