Anthem Memory Care Medication Services Technician/ Med Aide in Kansas City, Kansas
GENERAL STATEMENT OF POSITION:
Under general supervision, performs and/or supervises delivery of health services for all residents; directs and manages staff to ensure the safety and well being of the residents.
REPORTS TO: Clinical Services Director:
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Know and understand the vision, purpose, values and goals of Anthem Memory Care.
Assesses health and safety needs of residents; oversees medical care (medications/treatments);
Assures that social model of assisted living is in operation;
Assists with family contact when medical issue is involved and provides information about residents’ conditions and discusses alternative actions;
Provides assessment input about residents to the clinical services director;
Participates in the preparation for the Department of Social Services annual inspection;
Assists in development of annual strategic plan goals for the health issues in the resident services department; actively participates in the total strategic plan goals for the resident services department;
Acts as a back-up to the director in his/her absence;
Attends in-service training workshops, educational classes, and meetings;
Responds to emergency situations;
Acts as liaison with doctors and residents;
Conducts work tasks safely and in compliance with the community safety program;
Provides effective and courteous service to all residents, guests and co-workers;
Assists in other departments as needed;
Schedules transportation for residents to appointments if resident is unable;
Performs other related essential duties as required.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
A High School Diploma, vocational/technical training; at least three years of experience, preferably in a geriatric setting; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
CERTIFICATION AND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Medication Aide Certification
Requires First Aid and CPR certification;
Criminal record clearance or criminal record exemption, as required by law
Health evaluation to ensure ability to perform duties of the position and the absence of any communicable disease, including tuberculosis and CXR clearance.