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Acadia Healthcare Pennsylvania Certified Medication Tech - Full and Part Time in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

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Bowling Green Brandywine is looking for Med Techs! $16.50 per hour

Med Tech Full Time and Part Time

7-3:30 and 3-11:30

Position Summary: The Med-Tech is responsible for providing the highest degree of quality care and services by administering medication and treatments in a safe, organized manner. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, administration of medications, documentation of medication administration, and resident care while maintaining a safe and comfortable environment.

High school diploma and/or GED accepted and may be required per state regulations

  • Must maintain appropriate certification per state regulations

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Ability to react and remain calm in difficult situations

  • Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication and level of understanding

  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

Essential Duties (includes but is not limited to):

  • Reviews, reads, notates, and initializes daily logs to document pertinent information about residents

  • Receives medication updates from Director of Nursing or Wellness Nurse

  • Administers with medications and treatments for residents using administration records

  • Documents and initials as medications are given; appropriate documentation is completed for refusal or missed doses

  • Maintains confidentiality of all resident information

  • Restocks medication cart after medication passes

  • Assess the residents in determining need for “as needed medication” and appropriately documents and reports to supervisor

  • Maintains and cleans medication room, med charts, and treatment charts

  • Follows refill process for medication

  • Helps residents maintain independence; promotes dignity and physical safety of each resident

  • Strives to understand and respond to each resident with empathy; always remaining mindful of the resident’s unique communication patterns and history

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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