Medical Technician

Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: Dayton, OH, US, 45449

Company: Holiday Retirement

Working for Holiday Retirement

Holiday Retirement helps older people live better, and we accomplish this by following these principles:

  • Older people are vibrant and deserve the best experience.
  • We promote independence and create choice to do your thing.
  • We appreciate and respect our residents, families, associates, and guests.
  • We believe in life-long learning, growth, and staying connected.

If you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of older people, we’d love to talk to you.


The Resident Medication Assistant (RMA) is responsible for medications, treatments & residents care duties as assigned by the Resident Care Coordinator (RCC). The RMA acts under the guidance of a licensed Registered Nurse. The RMA is responsible to ensure that the next shift has a responsible & qualified staff member on duty to administer residents’ medications.

Resident Medication Assistant:
  • Administers medication & treatments as assigned within the scope of practice, staying with each resident until the medication is consumed, then charts appropriately.
  • Medication room & carts: Keeps appropriate stock levels & maintain cleanliness.
  • Responsible for locking & storing narcotics (according to protocol) until turned over to pharmacy.
  • Maintains accurate, complete & confidential resident records, according to established procedure & charts any unusual incident or information in resident Progress Notes & in staff Communication Log.
  • Document & immediately report any accidents, incidents and/or signs of resident changes along with giving a brief report to on-coming staff.
  • Takes & records vital signs as ordered by supervisor.
  • Immediately notifies a supervisor if noting any adverse reaction of medication on resident or awareness of medication error as well as any changes in resident physical or mental status.
  • Communicates, as needed, with physicians, families & other appropriate parties concerning resident status, changes in status, need for appointment, etc.
  • Knowledge of proper transfer techniques & body mechanics to transfer residents with appropriate assistance (gait belt, transfer board, Hoyer Lift, Camel).
  • Order new & routine medications as ordered by physician.
  • Daily internal contacts with RCC, RN, Med Aide & Executive Director.
  • Responsible for attending to all care needs of the residents in their assigned sections, either scheduled or as they arise following resident Service Plan. Check each resident at least every meal hour.
  • Assist with serving during mealtime and clean up. Bring residents into the dining room & taking orders. Dispense medications at this time also.
  • Verbally cue residents requiring assistance.
  • Pick up laundry from resident apartments; rinse out soiled laundry & dispose of dirty laundry in appropriate laundry barrel.
  • Collect garbage from assigned resident apartments daily. Immediately remove incontinent supplies that are wet or soiled.
  • Immediately report any family concerns to the RCC, RN or the Executive Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
  • Age 18 years or older.
  • Enjoys working with the elderly.
  • Must deal with the public, visitors & residents in a tactful, graceful & caring manner.
  • Completed First Aid & CPR training.
  • Frequent lifting requirement of less than or equal to 50 pounds, occasional lifting requirement of greater than or equal to 50 pounds.
  • May be additional qualifications to meet state regulations.
  • High school diploma or equivalent GED.
  • Six (6) months on-the-job experience as a Caregiver for seniors. Proven excellence in Caregiver role. Prior supervisory experience helpful.

  • Holiday Retirement is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

For over 45 years, Holiday Retirement has been committed to helping older people live better by providing the very best options for independent and assisted living. Today, we are proud to offer older adults the choice of over 250 communities throughout the US. Holiday Retirement communities are unlike any other.  Our unique locations offer an exceptional lifestyle full of enriching activities for our residents, as well as deeply fulfilling careers for those who embrace our mission and principles.

Holiday Retirement is committed to employing a diverse workforce.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, gender identity or expression, or other protected categories according to state and local law.

Req ID: 68125 

 


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