Adventist Health System Certified Medication Tech Full Time Days in Overland Park, Kansas

Description

Work Hours/Shift

Full Time, Days

Overland Park Nursing & Rehab Center

Adventist Care Centers is the skilled nursing branch of Adventist Health System, one of the largest not-for-profit Protestant healthcare systems in the United States. Our mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ by providing whole person care that meets the physical, mental, and spiritual needs of all who reside with us. Taking care of our team members is just as important to us as taking care of our residents, which is why we provide comprehensive benefits, including health insurance and tuition reimbursement, for both full- and part-time employees. Apply today to join our team in providing whole person care!

Walk-in Applicants Welcome for Immediate Interview

Overland Park Nursing & Rehab

6501 West 75th Street

Overland Park, KS 66204

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the supervision and direction of a licensed nurse, prepares, administers, and records select oral, nasal, trans-dermal, rectal, inhalant, and ophthalmic scheduled medications to residents

Qualifications

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administers scheduled medications prescribed for routine administration, according to established facility medication administration policies and procedures.

  • Administers medications to confused, agitated and/or upset residents in a safe and professional manner and accurately document this activity.

  • Complies with the Resident Bill of Rights.

  • Reports to the unit nurse when coming on duty and going off duty. Obtains assignments and specific directions from unit nurses on assigned areas.

  • Reports to unit nurse any physical and emotional change in resident status immediately.

  • Checks and records vitals on a regular basis following established policy or at the request of the unit nurse or at own discretion if the need exists and in conjunction with prescribed medication therapy.

  • Reports to the unit nurse any changes from prior readings.

  • Follows directions given by unit nurse and nurse manager/coordinator.

  • Attends staff education, training and other required meetings.

  • May come in contact with blood and other infectious materials.

  • Follows Universal Precautions.

  • Follows the Nursing Standards of Practice.

  • Follows the resident’s care plan and communicates with the nurse about changes.

  • Other duties and responsibilities that may be required by the unit nurse.

What will you need?

  • Knowledge of medication actions, medication effects on body systems, and side effects, especially in relation to the geriatric resident

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Current Basic Life Support (CPR) certification

  • Current Certified Nursing Assistant license

  • Approved Medication Assistant Training Program Certification

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.