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Employment Type:
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Health Care Provider
Medication Technician - Part-Time
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Legacy House of Taylorsville | Taylorsville, UT
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Job Description

Premier Senior Care Community looking for a Med Technician to provide medication and assist with resident personal needs. A Medication Technician must perform treatments as ordered by physicians under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Must also assist in providing care in a dignified and respectful manner to all residents while maintaining the resident's independence and well-being.

Medication Technician Must:

* Maintain and protect the dignity and privacy of all residents. Protect all resident rights.
* Med Tech will assist residents with personal needs as requested, while helping to maintain resident independence and well-being.
* Document appropriately services delivered to residents and any significant changes in condition.
* Meet, or exceed, Western States Senior Communities standards of appearance; comply with Western States Senior Communities' sanitation, hygiene and health standards of community personnel.
* Medication Tech will administer all medications ordered with the exception of subcutaneous injections.
* Subcutaneous injections will be performed by outside agency of resident's choice.
* Medications administered by Medication Technician may include oral medications, inhalers, eye drops, eardrops, external and internal topical medications, liquid and solid pill medications.
* Change simple dressings for non-infected chronic or postoperative conditions.
* Medication Technician must be willing to perform skin care including bathing, applications of creams and ointments, or treatment of minor skin problems.
* Perform any other reasonable task delegated by Registered Nurse.

Medication Technician Requirements:

* Must possess a current CNA license.
* Medication Technician must complete designated training program as prescribed by the RN Resident Care Coordinator or designated RN or supervisor.
* Ability to care for and effectively communicate with senior residents, families, supervisor, employees.
* Pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, twisting and upward reaching. Prolonged periods of standing and / or walking.
* Physical ability to assist in lifting and transferring residents.