Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.
QMA (Qualified Medication Aid) - Evening Shift (3pm-11pm) and every other weekend
Responsible for providing services to residents as directed by the nursing plan of care and/or nursing supervisor.
Responsible for reporting on the condition of residents to the appropriate supervisor and staff members.
Responsible for performing tasks that are within the scope of his/her educational preparation, knowledge and permitted by the policies and procedures of The Wellington at Southport, and other local state and federal guidelines; and the policies of the family requesting the services.
Responsible for dispensing, administration, monitoring and documentation of medications and treatments as prescribed by authorized healthcare provider and in accordance with scope of practice and facility policy.
Ability to work effectively within role independently and with other team members.
Ability to organize and complete work in timely manner.
Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English.
Ability to understand medical/surgical terminology.
Health Requirements: In good health and able to work without restrictions as evidenced by Health Statement.
Physical Demands: Stooping, turning, bending, squatting, kneeling and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., constant/repetitive standing; requires normal, correctable vision and hearing, and the ability to accurately discern color as necessary to perform job functions.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to read and calculate proper dosage measure amounts.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to identify problems and use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. In addition, must be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Must possess a general appreciation of seniors and an understanding of the aging process, as well as be aware of its challenges. The maintenance and promotion of a good working relationship between staff, families and residents is essential.
Must exhibit and promote a high level of customer service and hospitality towards and among all residents, employees, visitors and the community.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. The employee may be required to perform other work related tasks as assigned or requested by the Executive Director. The job description is simply a communication tool and is subject to change as the needs prevail.