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Focused Post Acute Care Partners: Certified Medication Aide

Focused Post Acute Care Partners

This is a Full-time position in Midland, TX posted August 31, 2021.

Focused Post Acute Care Partners FPACP is a dynamic company with an expectation of excellence in the delivery of long-term care to every patient every day.

We are looking for a Certified Medication Aide to join our great team!POSITION SUMMARY:Accurately prepares and administers medications to residents and documents administration of medications to residents accordingly.QUALIFICATIONS:Must have a current Certified Medication Aide Certification in TexasBe in good standing on Nurse Aide Registry and the Misconduct RegistryMust have current Certified Nurse Aide certification in TexasAbility to understand, remember and carry out oral and written instructions in EnglishAbility to speak clearly and hear well enough to communicate with residents ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Accurately prepare, administer, and document medications as prescribed.

Immediately report any errors to the Charge Nurse or Director of NursingAccurately take and record vital signsAccurately count and sign medication administration record for controlled drugsSafely lift, move and transfer residents as required.

This involves the ability to safely transfer residents who cannot bear their own weight.

It also involves the ability to safely perform movements such as pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, kneeling, reaching, and lifting in excess of 150 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations; manual dexterity required performing tasks in assisting residents with their personal needsObserve all residents and report anything unusual or abnormal to Charge Nurse; ability to safely care for residents in a patient and respectful manner despite some resident’s lack of cooperation and/or combativenessFollow safety guidelines; promptly remove and clean up urine or bowel excretions and other spills or safety hazardsSafely utilize the equipment.

Report any equipment needing service or repair immediatelyParticipate in emergency fire or disaster drills and other in-service training as scheduled; must be able to safely ascend and descend stairwells and assist in an evacuationFollow Universal Safety Precautions in order to protect oneself, residents, and other staff members; must have the capability to withstand strong foul odors and the ability to tolerate wearing necessary personal protective equipment; willingness and abilityto wear, tolerate and use protective clothing and equipment needed in the carrying out of duties, i.E.

latex glovesMust be capable of maintaining regular attendance in accordance with facility absence policiesUtilize electronic medical record charting; point click care PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Have the ability to safely perform movements such as pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, kneeling, reaching, and lifting up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations WORK SCHEDULE:As assigned, including some weekends, evenings, and holidays; non-exempt positionAA/EEO/M/F/D/VAt FPACP, we take pride in our culture and ROCKIN’ recognition program ROCKStar (Recognizing Outstanding Care and Kindness).

This program is used across the organization for team members, residents, family members, volunteers, and business partners.

The gamification component is a fun and competitive way team members level up monthly, getting one step closer to attending the annual FPACP Gala.

Apply to find out more and become our next ROCKStar.

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