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Kentucky Medication Aide

Company: Woodcrest Nursing and Rehab
Location: Covington
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Woodcrest Nursing and Rehab - Position: -Kentucky Medication Aide
HURRY... Schedule Your Interview Today! - You will love it here!!
*New Increased Wages*
*$3000 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES*
LOCATION: - -3876 Turkeyfoot Road - Elsmere, KY 41018 - Phone: 859.342.8775
A Rewarding -5 STAR QUALITY -Experience: -It is empowering to take pride in the work you do and aim to promote positive and proactive relationships with co-workers and residents.
Our philosophy promotes your mission: Our -DEFICIENCY FREE -facility is dedicated to improving the quality of life and general well-being of all our residents, staff, associates, and families, by providing an enriching environment for those who have devoted their lives to the health care field.
Job Summary: The Kentucky Medication Aide ensures proper dosage and distribution of medication in accordance with State regulations, takes vital signs, responds to emergencies, records information in a resident's medical record, assists in management of the medical record as needed, and any other assigned duties to support the medical department as they have certification or documented training on.
Job Type: -Full time or Part Time
Schedule: 12-hour shifts - 7am to 7pm or 7pm to 7am
Great benefits!
We supply PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and stronger infection control and testing procedures to keep you and our residents safe!
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Work with a leader that -leads by example
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - PTO Accrual
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Flexible Schedules
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Competitive pay
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 401K available after first year
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Overtime available
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Responsibilities:

Maintains adequate stock of drugs, ensures that storage of drugs follows prescribed conditions of temperature and humidity, and verifies that all drugs are labeled properly.
Prepares medication for residents
Distributes medication and instructs residents in proper application/consumption of medications per the directions of the physician
Records each distribution of medication in resident's medical file
Takes vital signs and records on the appropriate document
Can be responsible documenting, faxing, following up, and providing documentation required for all authorizations for each entity requiring prior authorization for any and all medical care
Perform glucose testing by glucometer as directed
Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Education:
- - - - - - - - - High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- - - - - - - - - Experience in Long-Term Care/Healthcare preferred.
- - - - - - - - - Must have a KY STNA License and Kentucky Medication Aide Certificate from an accredited college.
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About Us
Compassionate care that creates wellness---
Woodcrest Nursing & Rehabilitation offers the convenience of location in Elsmere, -KY, combined with our excellent skilled and caring clinical and rehabilitation staff.
We Value Our Staff
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Keywords: Woodcrest Nursing and Rehab, Covington , Kentucky Medication Aide, Other , Covington, Kentucky

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