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Medication & Treatment Professional

Company: Vista Springs Timber Ridge Village
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Vista Springs Timber Ridge Village - Vista Springs Careers
Find Your Greater Purpose
New Rates $17.50 - $18.50/hour depending on the shift! Plus Higher Rates on the Weekend!
Pay on Demand! Work Today, Get Paid Tomorrow! -
Vista Springs offers many wonderful perks including, but not limited to:

Heavily subsidized low cost major medical plan.
Short Term Disability
401K
Dental and Vision Insurance, retirement plan, and generous Paid Time Off
Competitive Compensation and Benefits Program.
Advancement Potential.
Catered Living/Active Lifestyle, Assisted Living and Memory Care Community
Realize your full potential for career growth and professional excellence by bringing your full-self every day to thrive in our Joy in Work environment in one of our beautiful Award-winning purpose-built and master-planned communities.
Be part of a dynamic and dedicated team.

Working conditions:
Full time/Part time
Hours/days as assigned
POSITION SUMMARY
Provide care, comfort, safety and general supervision to residents by assisting them with activities of daily living and tending to their individual care needs while learning their unique preferences and personalities to assure a safe, protected, clean and orderly environment.
JOB DUTIES
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Job Functions


  • Arrive punctually at your scheduled shift time ready to work.
  • Understand, comply with and promote resident rights.
  • Maintain confidentiality of resident health information as required by HIPAA
  • Ensure a safe environment for residents, visitors and co-workers.
  • Review and provide resident care as outlined in resident Care plans at the beginning of shift.
  • Review the medication administration record (MAR) daily and check for accuracy each time against physicians' orders before administering medications to residents.
  • Review incoming physician orders for medications for accuracy. Update the MAR accordingly.
  • Review medication container labels form pharmacy to ensure medication is for correct residents and contains the correct drug, dosage, frequency, etc. by comparing to physicians' orders.
  • Conduct monthly MAR audits using the 5 rights too. Provide feedback to Health and Wellness Director.
  • Administer medications to residents according to their care plans and record immediately in the Medication Administration Record (MAR)
  • Order and reorder medications according to policy and procedure to ensure medications do not run out.
  • Answer residents' call signals. Respond to door alarms, fire alarms, etc.
  • Assist residents, alone or with assistance, with turning, repositioning, moving in and out of bed, toileting and personal hygiene (including monitoring of bowel and bladder incontinence), walking and exercise.
  • Observe and report resident behavior and condition changes (including food/liquid intake/output, vital signs, skin concerns, weight and signs of injury or neglect), and communicate information to Health and Wellness Director.
  • Complete daily charting and documentation as required.
  • Assist and encourage residents to eat and take sufficient fluids and snacks.
  • Display a caring, respectful and positive attitude when addressing residents, family members and co-workers.
  • Understand and comply with universal precautions and infection control, isolation, fire, safety and sanitation practices and procedures.
  • Adhere to procedures regarding equipment, cleaners or other hazardous materials and report incidents or accidents in a timely fashion.
  • Attend mandatory in-service meetings and other continuing education opportunities as required.

    Other Functions and Responsibilities

    • Capture ancillary supply costs for billable supplies provided to resident
    • Clean up spills, soiled areas and other conditions as observed or directed.
    • Perform general housekeeping and laundry duties as required.
    • Assist with kitchen and dining room tasks associated with resident meals, including preparatory work, serving, cleaning up, and setting tables, taking out trash and other related duties as required.
    • Participate in a new hire job shadowing, orientation and training as required.
    • Participate in or lead leisure activities as planned by the Life Engagement team. Assist and remind residents to participate in activities.
    • Perform other duties as requested within the scope of responsibility and requirements of the job.

      POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
      Competency Statement(s)

      • Accountability: Accepts responsibility and accounts for his/her actions
      • Customer Oriented: Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures.
      • Ethical: Demonstrates conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards
      • Respectful: Displays a caring, respectful and positive attitude when addressing residents, family members and co-workers.
      • Honest/ integrity: Is truthful and seen as credible in the workplace.
      • Relationship Building: Effectively builds relationships with residents and co-workers.
      • Reliability: Is dependable and trustworthy
      • Responsible: Is held accountable or answerable for ones conduct.
      • Creativity: Seeks ways to improve all aspects of the job; brainstorms to develop suggestions and new ideas
      • Communication: Communicates openly and honestly and with tact; promotes cooperation, trust and open exchange of ideas; treats others with respect; expresses facts and thoughts in writing in a clear and organized way; resolves conflicts in a positive way.
      • Time Management: Effectively prepares and uses a 'to do 'list; allocates time to planning, thinking and mapping out tasks; controls time spent in attending meetings and controls interruptions.

        SKILLS & ABILITIES
        Education and Experience
        High school Graduate or General Education Degree (GED), and at least 1 year experience of medication administration, and must be at least 18 years of age.
        Computer Skills
        Must have basic knowledge of operating a computer and familiarity with Word, Excel and Outlook in a windows environment.
        Certificates & Licenses
        First aid and CPR training
        Equipment
        Must be able to use telephone, fax machine, copy machine, and medical equipment including blood pressure cuffs, stethoscopes, diabetic equipment, needles, syringes and any other specialized medical equipment as needed to provide resident care.
        Other Requirements
        On the job training
        PHYSICAL DEMANDS
        Stand - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Lift/Carry Transfer
        Walk - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 lbs. or less - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O
        Sit - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 11-20 lbs. - - - - - - - - - - - - - F
        Reach Outward - - - - - - - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 21-50 lbs. - - - - - - - - - - - - - F
        Reach Above Shoulder - - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 51-100 lbs. - - - - - - - - - - - - F
        Climb - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - N - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Over 100 lbs. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - N
        Squat or Kneel - - - - - - - - - - - -F - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Push/ Pull - - - - - - - - - - -
        Bend - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 lbs. or less - - - - - - - - - - F
        Twist - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - F - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 13-25 lbs. - - - - - - - - - - - - -O
        - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 26-40 lbs. - - - - - - - - - - - - -F
        - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 41-100 lbs. - - - - - - - - - - - -O
        - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Over 100 lbs. - - - - - - - - - - N
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        N (Not Applicable) - - - - - - - Activity is not applicable to this occupation.
        O (Occasionally) - - - - - - - - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0-2.5+ hrs/day)
        F (Frequently) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Occupation requires this activity form 33% -66% of the time (2.5-5.5+ hrs/day)
        C (Constantly) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
        Other Physical Requirements

        • Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)
        • Sense of Sound (Must hear)
        • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Gate Belt)
        • Use of Hoyer to lift/transfer resident 51-100 lbs.

          WORK ENVIRONMENT
          The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees may be exposed to odors and other unpleasant surroundings, residents that may become combative; there may be frequent overtime and schedule changes. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
          The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contact of employment, and company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.
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Keywords: Vista Springs Timber Ridge Village, East Lansing , Medication & Treatment Professional, Other , East Lansing, Michigan

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