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Anthem Memory Care Medication Services Technician/ Med Aide in Overland Park, Kansas

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 Aide 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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