Medication Services Technician

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



About Us Anthem Memory Care is guided by a single purpose: To engage, protect, and love people living with memory loss. We are committed to sustaining a safe, active, and loving environment; to give our families peace of mind; to be patient, seeking to understand those living with memory loss; to provide each Anthem team member the opportunity for personal and professional growth, and to be respectful, trustworthy, and good stewards in all we do. Vineyard Place provides; medical, dental, vision, FSA, 401(k), life insurance, PTO, and holidays, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All Full Time Shifts Available, AM, PM & Noc GENERAL STATEMENT OF POSITION: Under general supervision, performs and/or supervises delivery of health services for all residents; directs and manages staff to ensure the safety and well being of the residents. REPORTS TO: Clinical Services Director ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. * Know and understand the vision, purpose, values and goals of Anthem Memory Care. * Assesses health and safety needs of residents; oversees medical care (medications/treatments); * Assures that social model of assisted living is in operation; * Assists with family contact when medical issue is involved and provides information about residents' conditions and discusses alternative actions; * Provides assessment input about residents to the clinical services director; * Participates in the preparation for the Department of Social Services annual inspection; * Assists in development of annual strategic plan goals for the health issues in the resident services department; actively participates in the total strategic plan goals for the resident services department; * Acts as a back-up to the director in his/her absence; * Attends in-service training workshops, educational classes, and meetings; * Responds to emergency situations; * Acts as liaison with doctors and residents; * Conducts work tasks safely and in compliance with the community safety program; * Provides effective and courteous service to all residents, guests and co-workers; * Assists in other departments as needed; * Schedules transportation for residents to appointments if resident is unable; * Performs other related essential duties as required. MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: A High School Diploma, vocational/technical training; at least three years of experience, preferably in a geriatric setting; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. CERTIFICATION AND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: * Medication Technician Certification * Requires First Aid and CPR certification; * Criminal record clearance or criminal record exemption, as required by law * Health evaluation to ensure ability to perform duties of the position and the absence of any communicable disease, including tuberculosis and CXR clearance.

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