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Medication Technician / Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Company: The Birches at Villa Rica
Location: Villa Rica
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

PurposeTo perform non-professional direct patient care duties under the supervision of nursing personnel and to assist in maintaining a positive physical, social, emotional and spiritual environment for the residents.Essential FunctionsJob FunctionsAssist residents with medications as ordered by their physician(s)Documents all functions related to medication management as required by regulation, and by community protocols as defined in the medication training programObtains, receives, and stores medication(s) from pharmacyParticipates in the medication training program and demonstrates competency per the competency checklistMaintains order, cleanliness in medication storage areaAssist residents with daily bath, dressing, grooming, dental care, bowel and bladder functions, preparation for activities within the community, reminders of medical appointments, and basic room careProvide functions as directed by supervisor including daily and ongoing records including vital signs, weight and measure residents, and observe and report presence of skin breakdowns; review care plans daily; report changes in resident conditions to supervisor ; and, record all necessary charting entries and report all accidents and incidentsPrepare residents for meals and snacks and perform after-meal resident careMaintain resident confidentiality; treat residents with kindness, dignity and respect; know and comply with Residents' Rights rules; and promptly report all resident complaints, accidents and incidents to supervisorAssist as directed in proper admission, transfer and discharge of residents, inventory resident possessions and report defective equipment to administrationUnderstand and use Universal Precautions and follow established infections control, hazardous communication and other safety rules; ensure cleanliness of assigned residents' rooms; properly maintain and record resident restraints; and, promptly report all violations of safety and sanitation rules to supervisorAttend and participate in orientation, training, educational activities and staff meetingAny other tasks, assignments, projects or requests as deemed by managementQualificationsHigh School education preferredMust be 18 years of age or olderMust read, write, speak and understand EnglishCompletion of training program for certificationPrevious experience with geriatric nursing preferredKnowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering basic first aid and resident careBasic understanding of aseptic and sterile techniquesGood physical and mental health; neat, clean, well groomed and responsiblePatience, tact, enthusiasm and positive attitude toward the elderlyMust have upper body strength adequate to bend, lift, shift, move, and/or assist in moving articles of more than twenty-five poundsMust be able to squat, reach, stretch without distress, Must be able to tolerate extended periods walking, standing

Keywords: The Birches at Villa Rica, Atlanta , Medication Technician / Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Professions , Villa Rica, Georgia

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