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Resident Medication Aide
- Belton, Texas
- USD13.00 to USD14.00 Per Hour
- Job Type
- 19 May 2023
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4-K Housing is a mission-driven, not-for-profit senior living health care organization. We encourage our staff and residents to walk this PATH of life together! Our values focus on:
Our goal is to help residents to live a life where they are happy, healthy, and maximizing their independence. We do this by fostering relationships, connections, and a sense of belonging which contribute to positive health outcomes. YOU are an important part of creating such a full life!
Currently, Stoney Brook of Belton is seeking Full-time Resident Medication Aides to continue our story of compassionately caring for our residents.
Exercises independent judgment and discretion in the performance of tasks with the understanding that the responsibilities are not routine or limited to resident care matters.
Administers medication and treatments as prescribed by physician. A monitor's response to existing treatment plans, aware of prominent medication interactions and side effects; monitors residents for occurrence of such and notifies HCC.
Adheres to community infection control policies and procedures relevant to medication/treatment administration.
Assists residents with medication as defined in medication procedure. Supervises residents who self-administer medication.
Exhibits understanding of and follows medication policies and procedures. Maintains residents' records daily in a timely manner and in accordance with company policy and procedure. This includes documentation related to medication distribution, leisure activities; incidents and observations; charting any changes in resident's physical condition and or behaviors, visitors, etc.
Observes and documents the health and emotional condition of each resident, promptly reporting all changes to the supervisor. Writes weekly/monthly summaries as assigned, addressing specifically the problems identified in the service plan. Maintains the cleanliness and organization of the medicine supply room.
Receives reports on all residents. Counts controlled substances with off going RMA, assumes responsibility for assuring accuracy of count before accepting keys.
Follows proper procedures in emergency situations and responds promptly and positively to resident requests for assistance - including emergency call pendants, telephone calls, and requests from family and friends.
Encourages teamwork through cooperative interactions with co-workers. Attend all inservices as required. Member of the community's emergency response team. Maintains a professional appearance and good personal hygiene per company policies. Other responsibilities as assigned.
6 months to 1 year of prior resident care experience, preferably with seniors
Certified Medication Aide preferred
Ability to communicate effectively with residents and colleagues.
High School diploma or G.E.D.
Ability to speak, read & write English.
Flexibility to work on a rotation of weekends & holidays.
Must be willing to undergo a routine background check including physical and drug screen.
6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.
Includes weekends and holidays.
Full time is based on a 36-hour week Monday - Sunday.
Paid time off
You get to work with an experienced team!
You get to do work that matters, to love & care for our residents.
If you are a compassionate person, we are looking for you. Apply now!
4-K Housing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Job Reference: 1010169283-2
- Date Posted: 19 May 2023
- Recruiter: Stoney Brook of Belton
- Location: Belton, Texas
- Salary: USD13.00 to USD14.00 Per Hour
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent