QMAP / Medication Technician
Colorado Springs, CO /
Health Services – Medication Technicians /
At MBK Senior Living, we're committed to putting people first – our residents and team members. Exceeding expectations and enriching lives drives our day-to-day. And it's all powered by Yoi Shigoto, a Japanese concept that translates to "good, quality work." It's more than a mantra. It's part of our company-wide commitment to build trust, set high standards, and develop potential in ourselves and others!
Whether you're looking for a flexible, part-time job or the pathway to a lasting career, you'll find it here at MBK Senior Living–and a whole lot more! When you join the MBK Senior Living team, you'll enjoy:
-Impacting lives and building lasting relationships
-Executing exceptional signature programs in dining, fitness, wellness, and care
-A supportive community team that encourages personal and professional growth and celebrates your
-A fun-filled, energetic environment that's centered in hospitality and high-quality service
-Professional development, training, and personal coaching through our Mentor, Buddy, and Executive
Director in Training Programs
-Education loan assistance & scholarships
-Financial and legal services
-Team Member discounts
-Health and Wellness resources
Full-time benefits include:
-Rich benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and 401k matching up to 4%
-Childcare and eldercare assistance
-Flexible spending accounts
If you're looking for a place where you can make an impact, find purpose and joy, and receive the training, tools, and support to reach your career goals – look no further, apply today!
We are currently seeking a QMAP/ Medication Technician for our Palisades at Broadmoor Park Community in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour
Hours: Varied Hours
The Medication Technician is responsible for documenting, delivering and administering medicines to residents as prescribed by physician(s) with superior customer service and in accordance with all policies, procedures, government regulators and guidelines.
Essential Job Duties
- Assist residents with their daily medications, treatments and resident care as assigned and with the scope of practice, policy and procedures, and government regulations. (40% of time.)
- Observe, verify and document that medication is ingested or applied as directed. (6% of time.)
- Notify supervisor if prescribed medication is not administered according to directions and documenting the reason(s) why. (5% of time.)
- Maintain clear, accurate, complete and confidential records on resident medication and care in accordance with established procedures and governing requirements. (6% of time.)
- Coordinate medication services with resident, pharmacy and physician(s) and verifying dosages with physician prior to dispensing. (5% of time.)
- Track all orders for medication changes and/or refills – prepare medications for distribution up to 24 hours in advance. (5% of time.)
- Participate in and complete narcotic counts at the beginning and end of shift, reporting any and all discrepancies to supervisor(s) immediately. (5% of time.)
- Assist caregivers in the performance of their job duties and assume caregiver activities and responsibilities when needed, including but not limited to: (13% of time.)
- Respond to resident needs promptly and kindly while maintaining each resident’s self-respect, personal dignity, personal safety and confidentiality.
- Assist residents in their daily living activities including bathing, dressing, hygiene (including shaving, grooming, etc.), meals, activities, bowel and bladder functions (including restroom assistance/portable commodes/changing incontinency products, etc.)
- Provide assistance at mealtime with selecting meals, serving, clearing, delivering room trays as needed or assigned
- Transport residents as necessary assisting them into and out of bed, wheelchairs, etc., following all safety lifting and transferring techniques – escorting them to/from meals activities, or other transportation needs as requested or assigned
- Perform regular safety checks on residents and offer medication reminders
- Encourage residents to participate in daily activities such as bed making, laundry, cleaning, setting tables, etc.
- Clean, and assist with all other community activities and job duties as required or assigned
- Chart and document appropriate information (including incident reports) communicating any observed or suspected resident change of condition to a supervisor immediately
- Respond promptly to all resident alerts, carrying walkie-talkies and reacting to emergency or other resident requests as needed
- Ensure resident safety and comfort at all times, assisting in the performance of fire or other safety drills
- Perform other duties as consistent with the position and as assigned by the Director of Health Services and/or Executive Director, or other designee of the Executive Director as assigned. (15% of time.)
- Always displaying a positive and professional image through actions and dress and in accordance with the MBK core values
- Encourage teamwork through open communication with co-workers and other departments (100%)
- Display tact and friendliness when dealing with residents, families and guests (100%)
- Age 18 or over, or have the proper work permit and work authorization documentation
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Experience handling medications preferred but on the job training is available for candidates with the right attitude and desire.
- Background clearances as required by government regulations
- Complete a health screening and provide negative TB test results (must be within the last 6 months or within 7 days of employment).
- Must be able to read, write and speak English
- Ability to follow oral and written directions
- Ability to interact effectively with people of difference ages and backgrounds
- Must meet and maintain all state specific regulatory requirements
- Must maintain HIPAA compliance at all times
- Must be mobile and able to execute the physical demands of the position
- Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and push 40 pounds unassisted.
Inspiring people, creating experiences, and supporting goals are just a few ways MBK Senior Living creates a positive work environment. It's how we support our team members, serve our residents, and achieve our pursuit – to be the senior living provider of choice in each market we serve.
MBK Senior Living has pursued this goal for more than 30 years. Currently, the company owns and operates 35 Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care services in senior living communities throughout the Western United States. We’re proud to have been ranked among the Top 50 "Best Workplaces in Aging Services" by Fortune magazine and certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work Institute since 2017.
Mandated Vaccine Information:
Due to the nature of the company’s circumstances and business, MBK is mandating the Covid Vaccine for all employees unless team members have a religious or medical accommodation
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