Atria Senior Living

Medication Assistant

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Job Opening Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(2/13/2024 4:34 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-244250
# of Openings
1
Job Category (Portal Searching)
Care
Salary Range
The wage range for this position is $22.00/hr - $26.40/hr, dependent on prior work history and experience

Overview

Born out of a partnership between Atria Senior Living and Related Companies, Coterie is a new luxury brand that re-imagines what senior living can be.

 

From stunning architecture and thoughtful design to state-of-the-art fitness facilities and curated culinary offerings, every aspect of life at Coterie is meant to support the individual – and community – in reaching new heights. We elevate wellness and strive to anticipate every need to offer a life more inspired.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one (1) to three (3) months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of
  • education and experience.
  • Must successfully complete Atria’s Medication Training.
  • Must successfully complete all Atria specified training programs.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Able to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but
  • uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to work various schedules and shifts as needed.
  • Must be fully vaccinated and provide vaccination record card at time of hire.

Responsibilities

The Medication Assistant monitors the medication management program and assists with oversight of activity in the medication room under the supervision of the Wellness Manager. This individual assists the Wellness Manager in supervising and monitoring the daily care given to the residents and assists the Wellness Manager with training assisted living staff.

 

  • Assist in monitoring the medication program.
  • Keep records updated in the medication administrative files.
  • Set-up and assist with self-administration of medication.
  • Order and receive medication.
  • Keep all medications in their appropriate storage areas and keep medication cupboards, carts, and doors locked at all times.
  • Regularly review the resident’s medication administration record, centrally stored record, pharmacy transaction record, and report any errors to the Wellness Manager.
  • Keep medication files and medical records current and up to date.
  • Maintain regular, ongoing communication with the pharmacy, families, residents, and management staff.
  • Assist in updating the service plans and monthly care logs if needed.
  • Assist residents in making doctor’s appointments and travel arrangements to and from appointments.
  • Assist in the training of assisted living staff and participate in orientation of new staff.
  • Perform room visits and room checks on a regular basis.
  • Assist with resident care when needed.
  • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.

Salary Range

The wage range for this position is $22.00/hr - $26.40/hr, dependent on prior work history and experience

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