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The Willows / Certified Medication Aide
Overview
The Willows of Marshalltown is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Marshalltown, Iowa.
The Mission of The Willows is to elevate the quality of life for seniors in Iowa with a supportive and enriching community they can call home.
The Willows of Marshalltown is an equal opportunity employer. The Willows provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. The Willows also does not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on these protected classifications. We require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination-free and harassment-free work environment.
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Adheres to The Willows Employee Handbook
• Responsible for supervision of self-administered medication for Assisted Living residents in compliance with Federal and State regulations and employer guidelines as directed by the RN
• Ensure that all residents receive their medications, per RN Delegation, as ordered by PCP, as Indicated on the MAR.
• Receive deliveries from the pharmacy, checks deliveries against orders and verifies accuracy
• Review MAR with each medication pass, and each medication, verifying the 6 rights of medication pass.
• Inform RN of all refusals, changes and/or discontinuation of medications residents inform you of.
• Medication reconciliation, individual medication inventory and reordering
• Responsible for documentation of medications through the PCC (MAR)
• Perform and record vital signs
• Advise RN, physician and home health agencies (as applicable) of all changes to resident(s) condition
• In charge of receiving of pharmaceutical deliveries
• Collecting samples for testing.
• Routinely inspect, clean, and monitor equipment and supplies to ensure safety.
• Demonstrate awareness of proper infection control practice by using Universal precautions
• Participate as a team member in helping to maintain the physical, social and psychological environment conducive to the resident’s welfare and best interests.
• Working closely with the RN to ensure quality of care and accuracy of medication management.
• Providing leadership and oversight of the working team throughout the shift for ensuring quality of care and timeliness of tasks and treatments.
• Ensuring accurate control of narcotics and controlled substances in your supervision throughout your shift.
• Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS

High school graduate or G.E.D. required. Certified Medication Aid must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions in English. Satisfactory completion of Certified Medication course is required. Failure to maintain current licensure and certification in good standing without restrictions will result in termination.

Company Info

Company Name
The Willows of Marshalltown

Company URL
http://The%20Willows%20of%20Marshalltown

Contact Name
Liz Zuercher

Email
lzuercher@willowslife.com

Phone
6417583123

Location

2315 Campbell Dr.
Marshalltown, IA 50158