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Medication Technician

Company: Senior Community Care Of Kentucky
Location: Louisville
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Come join our awesome team as a Medication Technician at the Senior Community Care of Kentucky PACE. We are offering great benefits and wonderful work environment!Senior Community Care of Kentucky is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization.Pay: $18-$22 based on experience (18% increase in hourly pay if decline benefits for FT)Job Highlights:403(b) Retirement Plan;Career scholarships;Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs;Medical, Dental and Vision InsurancePaid Time Off (Vacation, Holiday & Sick Days)About the job:The Medication Technician Responsibilities include ordering, receiving, storage, distribution and discontinuation of participants medications and maintaining all required documentation for medication and treatment administration. Required Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.QMAP requiredA minimum of high school education is requiredCompletion of a state approved training program in medication administration with certificate received preferred.A minimum of one-year (1) experience in working with the frail or elderly population.Must have a valid drivers license and have means of transportation.Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.Must have an active and up-to-date certification in CPR.Preferred Qualifications:Competent in VOANS SSC Emergency Medical Procedures.Essentials:Order Processing: Responsible for processing of all medication orders for all participants through direct input (75%) or processing of medication orders inputted by staff provider (25%) with respect to providing full, complete, and legal prescriptions to dispensing pharmacy as defined by pharmacy protocol and state/federal regulation.Cycle-System: Responsible for coordination with pharmacy and relevant Senior Community Care departments to maintain participant medication schedules (maintenance of cycle system) through implementation of new medication orders, mid-cycle medication changes, discontinuations, and reconciliations through transition process as prescribed by policy.Reconciliation/Transitions: Responsible for medication reconciliation through transition periods (LTC/Hospital/ALF discharge) for all participants and facilitating any changes required.Communication with Providers: Responsible for communication with both PACE and community-based providers in regard to medication orders, clarifications, and pharmacy recommendations. Also responsible for communication between pharmacy and prescriber.IDT/Utilization: Responsible for attendance and participation in IDT.Community Pharmacy Network (CPN): Responsible for coordinating with local pharmacies to obtain urgent medications that are not available through on-site dispensing. Coordination involves transmission of medication order, demographics, and insurance billing information.On-Site Medication Dispensing (ATM): Responsible for inventory and maintenance of on-site medication stock as provided through pharmacy. Also responsible for equipment and computer maintenance and reporting functions. In our 2023 Great Place to Work survey, employees said their work has a special meaning: this is not just a job.At VOANS, we celebrate sharing, encouraging and embracing diversity. Equal employment opportunities are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that blending individual strengths and unique personal differences nurtures and supports our organizations shared commitment to our mission and creates an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to do their personal best. Create happiness for those who need it. Join us today!Licenses & CertificationsRequiredDriver's LicenseCPR/First AidQMAP Medication AdminTrained Medication Adminby Jobble

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