Company: Seaton Springwood
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Discovery Senior Living Position Description
POSITION TITLE: Care/Medication Technician DEPARTMENT: Assisted
FLSA: Non-exempt SUPERVISOR: Nurse/DHW
SUPERVISES: Not Applicable Revised: October, 2015
A Med Tech's role includes providing hands on care, physical and
emotional support to each resident while maintaining a safe and
comfortable home like environment. This position requires some
level of cares as needed.
Sign on bonus $250 after 90-days and in good standings and $250
after 180-days and in good standings.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not
to be construed as
exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and
Responsible for a designated group of residents during the shift;
knows where their residents are and physically checks on them
throughout the shift.
Observes, reports and documents symptoms and conditions of
residents for changes in condition such as skin, behavior,
alertness, weight, dietary and participation in activities.
Responds to security system and resident call bells promptly.
Notifies supervisor and/or Health Care Coordinator if a resident
has increased care needs.
Assists with continence management and disposes of all continence
products properly to ensure sanitation of resident suite and
Serves and collects food trays and assists as needed; reports
refusal of meals or loss of appetite.
Maintains cleanliness of resident's room and work areas.
Practices good standard care precautions of cleanliness, hygiene
Helps residents maintain independence, promotes dignity and
physical safety of each resident.
Actively participates/leads and assists residents with activities
of daily living
(i.e. bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming, ambulation,
transferring, eating) as instructed.
Engages residents in life skills and other life enrichment
Greets and assists all internal and external customers, guests,
family members, residents, vendors and team members.
Does resident laundry as assigned and needed.
Medication Care Manager
Reviews service plan to learn pertinent information about
Assists/observes medications and treatments for each resident using
the medication observation record and the Six Rights of Medication
Documents and initials form as medications are given including
appropriate documentation for refusal or missed doses.
Maintains confidentiality of all resident information including
Reports all resident concerns made while assisting resident with
the medication to the Nurse and/or Health Care Coordinator
Restocks medication cart after all medication passes.
Assists in checking medication regardless of packaging system.
Counts all narcotics with another Medication Care Manager or Nurse
Maintains and cleans the Medication Room, med charts, treatment
carts for neatness cleanliness, availability of medications and
Follows re-fill process for medications.
Participates in the development of the Service Plan and monthly
Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, weight, pulse and
Reports occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious
materials, sharp sticks and hazardous chemicals immediately.
Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge,
skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Educational Requirements and Experience:
Certified Nurse's Aid certification preferred.
High School diploma/GED
Must be 18 years of age.
CPR Certification preferred
First Aid Certification preferred
Previous experience working with seniors preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Language Ability: o Ability to communicate effectively speaking the
primary language of the residents. o Ability to read and interpret
documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals. o Ability to write in required
logs and routine correspondence.
Mathematical Skills: o Ability to add and subtract whole
Cognitive Demands: o Ability to apply common sense understanding to
carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram
Competencies: o Must demonstrate an interest in working with a
o Interacts with guests, residents and staff in a courteous and
friendly manner. o Responds promptly to resident needs. o Supports
organization's goals and values. o Balances team and individual
responsibilities. o Ability to make choices, decisions and act in
the resident's best interest. o Ability to remain calm in difficult
situations. o Ability to handle multiple priorities. o Competent in
organizational and time management skills. o Must demonstrate good
judgment, problem solving and decision making skills.
Works primarily indoors in a climate controlled setting.
Team Members may be exposed to blood and/or body fluids with
potential exposure to hazardous materials and infectious
Possible exposure to unpleasant odors.
Possible exposure to chemicals as identified in the MSDS
The physical demands described below are representative of those
that must be met by
an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the
While performing the duties of this Job, the Team Member is
regularly required to stand and walk. The Team Member is frequently
required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands
and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to
stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The Team Member must regularly lift
and /or move up to 50 pounds independently and up to 200 pounds
with assistance of a second employee. Must be able to push up to
350 lb. (wheelchair). Specific vision abilities required by this
job include close vision and distance vision.
I have carefully read and understand the contents of this position
description. I understand the responsibilities, requirements and
duties expected of me. I understand that this is not necessarily an
exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements,
efforts or working conditions associated with the position. While
this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current
position, the employer reserves the right to revise the functions
and duties of the position or to require that additional or
different tasks be performed as directed by the employer.
I understand that I may be required to work overtime, different
shifts or hours outside the normally defined workday or workweek. I
also understand that this position description does not constitute
a contract of employment nor alter my status as an at-will Team
Member. I have the right to terminate my employment at any time and
for any reason, and the employer has a similar right.
Team Member's Signature Date
Supervisor's Signature Date
This position is subject to a background check for any convictions
directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job
related and community safety convictions will be considered and
will not automatically disqualify the candidate. State regulatory
requirements will impact if convictions preclude employment.
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with
the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide
reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with
disabilities and encourages prospective Team Members and incumbents
to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, PRN
Pay: $14.00 - $16.25 per hour
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Paid time off
12 hour shift
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
Ability to commute/relocate:
York, PA 17402: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before
starting work (Required)
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)
Vital signs: 1 year (Preferred)
BLS Certification (Preferred)
Certified Medical Assistant (Preferred)
Work Location: One location
Keywords: Seaton Springwood, Baltimore , Medicine Technician, Professions , York, Maryland
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