This position is responsible for the administration of medication in a safe organized manner. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, administration of medications and documentation of medication administration. The medication assistant completes required training, communicates with the case manager (nurse) and becomes knowledgeable in the state requirements for medication assistants.
Job Responsibilities and Duties
Physical Requirements (based on essential responsibilities)
Must be able to frequently perform tasks such as, but not limited to, those listed below:
In an 8 hour workday, employee may stand / walk: Employee will lift/carry
Hours at one time: 0-1 (Max.lbs.):
Total hours / day: 1-6 Frequently: 40 lbs. Occasionally: 70 lbs. Height of lift: 3 - 4 feet
Distance of carry: 30 yards
In an 8 hour workday, employee may sit:
Hours at one time: 0-1
Total hours / day: 0-1
Employee will use hands for repetitive:
Simple grasping, pushing and pulling, manipulation
Employee will support / assist: (Maximum lbs.)
The work environment consists of the entire facility including resident’s rooms.
The work schedule and hours may vary from week to week. The MA will be required to work weekends and holidays and may be required to work beyond the normal schedule.