Medication Technician (2014082)

BridgePoint at Los Altos:
Is a cozy, established community surrounded by colorful rose bushes and citrus trees creating a gracious, relaxed setting. At BridgePoint at Los Altos we offer Independent and Assisted Living in a friendly community only minutes from downtown Los Altos.
For over 25 years, Kisco Senior Living has specialized in developing and managing full service rental senior living communities that provide an enriched lifestyle. Our associates are the key to our success and pride themselves in working with integrity, kindness, creativity and passion. We are looking for individuals that will support our mission for growth and uphold our strong principles, values and beliefs by, embodying collaboration, compassion and an eagerness to learn and develop.
Kisco Senior Living Creates Communities Where We Share Passions, Live in Balance and Leave a Legacy.
Position Summary:
At BridgePoint at Los Altos, the Medication Technician administers resident medications or assists residents with self-administration of medication and coordinates treatments to residents. The Medication Technician also provides assistance with activities of daily living while encouraging independence and ensuring each resident's physical, social, cultural, and intellectual well-being are met.
Essential Job Functions:
Observe residents for any changes in condition and report to Assisted Living Director, Resident Care Coordinator(RCC)/Dementia Care Coordinator(DCC), or appropriate physician.
Assist residents with simple requests as needed or find appropriate associate to assist.
Learn resident preferences for opportunities to provide exemplary customer service, exceed resident expectations and enhance resident satisfaction.
Document and report changes of condition and use Kisco forms for resident care documentation.
Provide medication set up and assistance.
Log in medications from pharmacies, verify physician's orders and communicate any concerns immediately.
Track all medications and re-order as needed.
Perform the following tasks with residents: track vital signs, weight, diabetic testing and/or insulin injection (if state allowed), ambulation, and general activities.
Assist in documenting and removing medications that are discontinued by the resident's physician.
Familiar with the meaning and usage of common medical abbreviations, symbols, and terms relative to the administration of medications.
Support, lead and participate in resident-centered wellness programs.
Work toward maintaining each resident's self-respect, personal dignity, and personal safety.
Assist resident assistants as needed and whenever primary tasks are completed.
Track supplies that are needed and communicate to Assisted Living Director or RCC/DCC.
Perform other related duties as required.
Qualifications and Skills:
High school graduate
Nursing Assistant course (State approved, if required)
Special Requirements/Certifications:
Must be 21 years of age (or meet state requirements)
Have current First Aid and CPR certification
Have completed the required training, and/or certification (according to state) for assisting with medications
Must be knowledgeable of pertinent regulations with monitoring and licensing of the residence
What we Offer:
Rich Benefit Package including:
Competitive pay
401k Retirement plan
Top Benefits
Paid Time Off
Employee Awards and Recognitions
Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
We are looking for genuine, motivated, and caring people to join our Kisco team.
Kisco Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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