MEDICATION AIDE

 

We are in search for compassionate, energetic, and motivated medication aides that will assist our residents with all of Activities of Daily Living; dressing, bathing, dining assistance, personal hygiene, laundry, medications and activities intended to maintain and or improve quality of life.

Successful applicants must be very caring, dependable, flexible, team player, patient, self-motivated, and able to follow directions. Must be at least 18 and be able to pass a background check and drug test. Prior experience is a must! Training will be provided.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Administers and accurately records the administration of medications for residents as prescribed by the physician in accordance with established policies and procedures of Churchill Estates Retirement Community and applicable state/federal regulations.

  • Observes, records and reports to the Registered Nurse symptoms and conditions of residents that could be related to medication interactions, adverse drug reactions or medication side effects.

  • Determines and records effectiveness of medications in a timely and accurate manner as required by state and federal regulations.

  • Record all entries on daily log, notes, charts, incident reports etc., in an informative and descriptive manner.

  • Use only authorized abbreviations established by this facility when recording information.

  • Provides and promotes resident’s rights during the administration of medications.

  • Stores medications in a safe and accurate manner in accordance with established policies and procedures of Churchill Estates Retirement Community and applicable state/federal regulations.

  • Monitors medications to ensure adequate accountability measures are taken when medications are ordered, received into the facility, administered and at change of shift as required by policies and procedures of Churchill Estates Retirement Community and applicable state/federal regulations.

  • Routinely inspects, cleans and monitors equipment and supplies to ensure resident safety. Reports any equipment or supply issues to the Administrator or Residential Care Coordinator for correction or repair.

  • Obtains, records and reports vital signs as indicated during the administration of medications.

  • Demonstrates awareness of proper infection control practice by using Universal Precautions and following policies and procedures of Churchill Estates Retirement Community, including OSHA’s Blood-borne Pathogen Standard and Churchill Estates Retirement Community’s Exposure Control Plan.

  • Communicates to residents, staff and others in accurate and factual manner and seeks clarification from or refers questions to Staff Nurse when indicated.

  • Assist with lifting/turning, moving, positioning and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc. using gait belts as instructed and mechanical lifts as instructed

Organizational Functions:

  • Assure that resident’s rights to fair and equitable treatment, self determination, individuality, privacy, property, and civil rights, including the right to file a complaint are upheld.

  • Serves on standing and ad hoc work teams/committees as required.

  • Attends all mandatory in-services as directed.

  • Consistently maintains complete confidentiality of all medical, financial, employee, computer or other sensitive material which may jeopardize the privacy of others.

  • Demonstrates orientation towards excellent customer service in all interactions by conducting oneself in a cooperative, courteous, positive, and professional manner. Displays sensitivity and awareness of others. Follows through with established expectations and keeps customers informed of progress.

  • Performs other duties as requested or assigned.

    Shifts Available: Day (6:30a-2:30p), Eve (2:30p-10:30p) and NOC (10:30p-6:30a)

APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY IN PERSON AT:
CHURCHILL ESTATES
1919 BAILEY HILL ROAD
EUGENE, OR 97405
CALL 541-485-8320

OR DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION BELOW AND EMAIL TO: HR@CHURCHILLESTATES.NET