Jenni-Lynn 915 Hook Avenue
Dec 16, 2018
POSTION SUMMARY: : Follow established facility policies and procedures in administering medications to residents in accordance with physician’s orders and state law/regulations. Administers prescribed medications to residents and maintains related medical records under the supervision of the Resident Care Coordinator. Must be able to communicate in English. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: : High School Diploma or Equivalent and training/certification as required by state law. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: : Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and customers; experience in long-term care preferred. JOB KNOWLEDGE: : Demonstrated ability to utilize independent and effective judgment, problem-solving and decision-making skills. DUTIES OF POSITION:: Customer Service: * Present a professional image: Exhibits a manner that is cordial and respectful. Conservative, appropriate dress and good personal hygiene. * Communicate effectively: Timely, attentive, respectful, and clear communication whether verbal, written or body language. Displays control and calmness in all situations. * Maintain privacy and confidentiality: Respecting others’ rights, shares only what others need to know and in only appropriate places, not in public areas or near others without a need to know. * Anticipate needs, demonstrate initiative, and strive to exceed expectations: Empathize with those who are in need. Seek ways to be helpful to residents, visitors, and the Premier community. Provide superior service by focusing on our customers. * Be an ambassador for your organization: Be positive and caring as a representative of the Company. * Be a team player: Support your fellow employees; share your time and talents; be respectful and helpful. Welcome the new member of the department/ unit. * Know the organization: Seek information; share it with others; always be a resource. Know who is responsible for each area of the Company with whom interaction is needed. * Assume responsibility for cleanliness: Observe all rules regarding eating. Leave all areas clean and neat. Promote safety. * Take ownership of complaints: Listen with genuine sincerity, apologize, resolve or report complaint to someone who can resolve the complaint. * Celebrate Success: Acknowledge your own as well as others’ successes. Be proud!! Participate in departmental or organizational activities. Mission and Values: * Shows compassion for others and commitment to helping those who needs assistance. * Follows compliance program, is sensitive to ethical and compliance issues and appropriately addresses such issues. Quality of Work: * Uses integrity, good judgment and problem solving skills in making decisions. * Produces high quality documentation as evidence by the following: * Follow established facility and state policies/procedures related to medication administration. * Administer medications to residents in an accurate, timely manner. * Monitor residents for effectiveness of drug therapy and occurrence of adverse effects. * Document resident care related to medication administration, monitoring, effectiveness of drug therapy and occurrence of adverse effects. * Document notification from physician and follow up as required and per policy. * Follow comprehensive care plans related to medication administration based on each resident’s needs and his/her comprehensive assessment as assigned. * Identify emergency situations and provide assistance according to policy and care plan. * Follow facility Residents’ Rights policies/ procedures. Provide quality care to residents in an environment which promotes their rights, dignity, and freedom of choice. * Promptly report changes in residents’ conditions to appropriate individual, and take follow-up action as necessary. * Perform basic resident care assistance when/as required—includes answering call lights. * Follow facility discharge /transfer procedures. * Verify accuracy of narcotics and other drugs; check emergency kit; exchange keys with appropriate staff member, per policy. * Order, receive and store medications accurately and appropriately. * Perform all other duties as assigned by Management. * Takes steps necessary to produce excellent work in any task or job that is assigned.