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Medication Technician - The Residence at Basking Ridge

Company: LCB Senior Living, LLC
Location: Basking Ridge
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
The Residence at Basking Ridge - Basking Ridge, NJ

Description

If you have been looking for a career that loves you back... This is the one!

LCB Senior Living is hiring Medication Technician at The Residence at Basking Ridge. Apply today for immediate consideration!

Per Diem Availability

$21.00-$27.00/Hour Based on Experience

**MUST BE LICENSED MEDICATION TECHNICIAN**

  • Great benefits starting from Day One (Full-Time)
    • Health
    • Vision
    • Dental
    • 401k
    • PTO- Paid Time Off
    • Work with an Amazing Team!
    • Possibility for tuition reimbursement
    • Rewarding role working with seniors Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities:
      • Prior to being assigned regular duties, each MA/LMNA/MT shall successfully complete the community's and any State required orientation training program.
      • Dispense unit dose medications, making the required record entries at appropriate times, and making the appropriate notifications to the nurse concerning self-administered medications (as specified by state regulations and Community Policy and Procedure).
      • Order and receive medications per State regulation and LCB policies and procedures.
      • Assisting the Residents with the Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), including toileting, dressing, bathing, eating and walking; as described in the service plan.
      • Monitors for changes in resident needs, preferences and health status. Reports/documents any noticed changes at once to the RN or designee.
      • Assisting Residents with clothing and laundry needs as per the service plan.
      • Supervise or assist Residents with activity programs.
      • Assisting Residents in going to bed at night, when necessary.
      • Assisting Residents with keeping their units neat, clean and orderly.
      • Answering emergency calls and attending to the Residents needs promptly.
      • All MAs/LMNAs/MTs are required to participate in the community's regularly scheduled on-going in- service training programs. Upon request of the Resident Care Director, MAs/LMNAs/MTs shall participate in specialized staff training programs and mandatory education requirements dictated by state regulations.
      • Assists with escorting residents to meals and activities as needed.
      • Documents both scheduled and unscheduled service that are provided, including incidents, behaviors, and out of the ordinary events, including a residents refusal of services. Inputs information in to the community computer tracking system regarding services provided to residents.
      • Conducts and facilitates programming, including therapeutic groups and individual interaction, that offer cognitive stimulation, socialization, physical activity and spiritual connection. Qualifications

        Job Qualifications:
        • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
          • Ability to use computer for documenting services provided.
          • Shall be fluent in the ability to communicate in the English language, both oral and written
          • Demonstrates computer literacy and familiarity with office software, including but not limited to word processing or demonstrate the ability to learn data input.
          • Education: Must have completed the course, as required by State Regulation to administer medication, CPR and First Aide training as mandated by the State employed.
          • Experience: Prior experience providing direct care or the equivalent in training preferred. Experience in caring for seniors with Alzheimers disease or other forms of Dementia is preferred.
          • Certificates/Licenses: Current Med Aide or LMNA certification/license or completed required training as dictated by State Regulation. Additionally, must maintain required certification/license and to provide copies of the documentation to the Resident Care Director or designee.
          • Physical Demands:
            • Finger and hand dexterity to handle and manipulate instruments and equipment.
            • Visual and auditory acuity.
            • Must be able to lift a minimum of fifteen (15) lbs. and be able to carry objects.
            • Must be able to push and pull carts, and continuously walk, sit and stand.
            • Must be able to turn, crouch, kneel, stoop, bend below waist, and reach above shoulder height as tasks dictate.
            • Must use good body mechanics.
            • Stamina to make visits to residents throughout the community.
            • Occasional pushing or pulling, assisting of residents weighing (-150 lbs.).
            • Have the ability to occasionally push an occupied wheelchair for a distance of up to 200 feet.
            • Must project a positive attitude towards the service provided.
            • Associate may be subject to potential exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials, and to handling hazardous chemicals (either Category 1 or 2).

Keywords: LCB Senior Living, LLC, Plainfield , Medication Technician - The Residence at Basking Ridge, Professions , Basking Ridge, New Jersey

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