Medication Aide - Long Term Care, 24hr/pp, 7am-7pm every other weekend
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Job Title: - Medication Aide
Job Code: - 102024
Status: - Non-exempt
DEPARTMENT FUNCTION/JOB OVERVIEW
Responsible for coordinating and providing quality care to an
assigned team of patients. - Delivers direct patient care, provides
prescribed medication and treatments within scope of practice and
under the direction of a licensed nurse. - Responsible for
understanding and implementing the patient plan of care to deliver
quality care within the clinical service systems and according to
Madonna's philosophy and mission. - Responsible for reporting
adverse patient condition changes to supervisor. - Work will be
performed in an ethical and legal manner following organizational
policies, processes, protocols and procedures . Responsible for
quality service delivery and internal/external customer relations
for Madonna as a whole, including upholding the mission and values
for the department and facility.
Understands scope of practice and utilizes position job
description, job standards, procedures and facility policies to
ensure quality care delivery.
Compiles patient care information to meet patient goals.
Administers and documents patient medication on assigned shift to
ensure accurate and efficient medication administration.
Provides the correct medication and dose to the right patient at
the right time via the correct route as directed by the medication
administration record and licensed nurse.
Performs treatments per treatment sheets as directed by a licensed
Documents completed treatments on the treatment sheet or flow
record such as the blood glucose record.
Properly charges patient billable supplies to ensure accurate
Provides medication via the following routes: - oral, rectal,
sublingual, eye, ear, nose, topical and gastrostomy tube.
Provides prescribed oral medication to patients, observes ingestion
using specified procedures.
Performs glucometer and BVI procedures, reports outcome to licensed
nurse and documents results according to operational
Provides oral suctioning and changes suction canisters as assigned
by licensed nurse.
Provides oxygen via nasal cannula (not to exceed 2L) at the correct
liter per minutes as directed by the patient care plan and assigned
by a licensed nurse. - Attends to liquid oxygen fill needs.
Delivers nutrition formula and/or water flushes via a gastrostomy
tube correctly using a tube feeding pump or gravity flow.
Communicates with licensed nurse and other clinicians regarding
patient's condition, concerns, patient goals achieved and other
developments to ensure quality service delivery.
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