Christian Care Communities, Inc.

CMT-Certified Medication Technician

US-KY-Louisville
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-2103
Category
Healthcare
920 South Fourth Street
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
All Shifts

Overview

Founded in 1884, Christian Care Communities is Kentucky’s largest faith-based not-for-profit provider of affordable senior retirement living and long-term care for Older Adults. Our statewide network of senior living communities provides more than a place to live—we provide a place to call “home.” Christian Care Communities serves Older Adults through an extensive network of senior communities and services, including: independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, long-term care and adult day care.

 

Top Reasons Why You Want to Work for Christian Care Communities as a CMT- Certified Medication Technician:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Generous Time Off
  • 7 Holidays / +1 Floating Holiday
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance packages
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program with Incentives
  • Paid Group Term Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) and 403(b)
  • Education Assistance after 6 months of employment
  • Workplace Leaders in Health and Wellness
  • Direct Deposit/Weekly Pay (Pay Active)
  • $$$ Referral Bonus $$$
  • Shift Differential
  • Uniform Assistance
  • Discounted Meals
  • 9 Chaplains to Support Residents/Employees
  • Our leadership is Involved
  • Tremendous Growth Opportunity
  • Challenging and Rewarding Work Environment
  • Heart to Heart Emergency Assistance
  • Paid orientation and much more……

Responsibilities

The Certified Medication Tech responsible for administering medications as prescribed by the resident’s physician and documenting the administration, the medication effectiveness and any noted adverse actions or side effects of the medications while maintaining compliance with all applicable laws, regulatory and organizational standards.

 

  • Administers and accurately records the administration of medications for residents as prescribed by the physician
  • Observes, records and reports to the Staff Nurse symptoms and conditions of residents that could be related to medication interactions, adverse drug reactions or medication side effects.
  • Determines and records effectiveness of medications in a timely and accurate manner
  • Provides and promotes resident’s rights during the administration of medications.
  • Stores medications in a safe and accurate manner
  • Monitors medications to ensure adequate accountability measures are taken when medications are ordered, received into the facility, administered and at change of shift as required.
  • Routinely inspects, cleans and monitors equipment and supplies to ensure resident safety.
  • Reports any equipment or supply issues to the Staff Nurse for correction or repair.
  • Obtains, records and reports vital signs as indicated during the administration of medications.
  • Demonstrates awareness of proper infection control practice.
  • Communicates to residents, staff and others in accurate and factual manner and seeks clarification from or refers questions to Staff Nurse when indicated.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or as listed in the Certified Nurse Assistant job description.

 

Qualifications

CMT-Certified Medication Technician Work Hrs./ Shifts:

  • Full Time / ALL Shifts Available (8 AND 12 HR SHIFTS)

What will you need as a CMT-Certified Medication Technician?

 

  • Required Education:​High school diploma or general education diploma (GED)

  • Preferred Experience:​1 or more years’ experience in a long-term health care setting


  • Required License and/or Certification: ​Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) who has successfully completed a training program approved by the Commonwealth of Kentucky for medication administration, has an acceptable score on the written and clinical examinations and has received certification as Medication Aid 

 


Christian Care Communities, Inc. is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and providing an equal employment opportunity in all terms and conditions of employment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age (40 and over), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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