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Resident Medication Assistant - Full-time

Company: Greenbriar at the Altamont
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Summary of DutiesResponsible for assisting residents with medication administration and with routine daily care and services in accordance with the resident's Medication Administration Record (MAR), resident's assessment and plan of care as directed.Essential Job Functions1.Assist the resident with mediation.2.Verify with the resident, the resident can recognize the name, date and medication they are to take3.Verify the resident has taken the medication4.Provide care to residents including activities of daily living as needed5.Notify the manager/supervisor any change in condition (i.e. discrepancy in the order, MAR or medication pack, resident's inability to recognize medications, areas of redness, skin tears, bruising, mental status changes, eating habits6.Compare the resident's physician's order and the MAR7.Verify the order matches the MAR8.Verify the order, MAR, and the medication pack match9.Document appropriately on the MAR/ EMAR10.Assist with lifting, moving, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, etc., as necessary, utilizing proper facility technique11.Check residents routinely to ensure that their personal care needs are being met12.Assist in preparing and serving meals as necessary and on a timely basis13.Keep resident rooms and resident care areas clean and neat14.Perform day-to-day housekeeping activities in accordance with daily work assignments15.Orient new residents to facility16.Encourage and assist residents to participate in activities. Assist in conducting activities with residents as directed17.Assume additional responsibilities as assigned or needed. EducationHigh School diploma or equivalent preferred ExperienceExperience in resident/patient care preferred

Keywords: Greenbriar at the Altamont, Birmingham , Resident Medication Assistant - Full-time, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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