Marshfield Care Center
  • Nursing
  • Marshfield, MO, USA
  • Based on Experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, dental, vision, life, 401(k), vacation time, sick pay, tuition assistance and much more! (Eligibility based on FTE)


PRIMARY DUTY

The primary purpose of the Certified Medication Technician (CMT) is to administer medications to facility residents and monitor resident reactions to medications, under the supervision of a licensed nurse.

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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prepares and administers medications to residents in compliance with all related policies and procedures and regulations covering the CMT practice
  • Counts dosages and documents the number of scheduled drugs at the beginning and end of each shift
  • Reviews residents' medical record and medication administration record (MAR) for new medication orders, changes in medication orders and the overall accuracy of MAR including resident allergies, medication contraindications, expected medication action vs. suspected adverse action and reports discrepancies to the supervising nurse
  • Monitors resident vital signs; observes residents for expected reactions; observes reportable, suspected and adverse reactions to medications administered
  • Orders and replaces medications and medication administration supplied as needed in compliance with facility policies and procedures
  • Documents vital signs, medication administration, resident behaviors associated with medication administration, medication incident and accident reports, and facility incident and accident reports
  • Prepares verbal and written reports related to successful or unsuccessful medication administration, changes in resident condition and/or departures from usual and routine organizational operations
  • Meets with supervisory staff to report, review and discuss medication administration process and participate in review response, including, but not limited to, report preparation related to process, response to data collected from 24 hours medication audits and other performance improvement activities related to medication administration, problem identification and corrective actions
  • Provides direct resident care within the scope of the CMT role and continues direct care activities and other relevant nursing assistant duties as assigned
  • Participates in designing and implementing resident care plans in relation to medication administration
  • Performs other duties as directed

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE an equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.

  • High school diploma or equivalent; minimum of 1 year of previous long-term care experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Successful completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant program
  • Must hold a current and valid CMT certification
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