Job Description

Lead Qualified Medication Administration Person (QMAP)

  • As you passionate about working with people?
  • Do you like to deliver high quality service?
  • Do you naturally love to care for people?
  • Are you an individual that takes responsibility and follows through on details?

WellAge Senior Communities is a dynamic senior housing organization with recognized healthcare expertise leading our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care communities. We bring high quality service delivery to our residents and value-driven management outcomes to the business.

Our name, WellAge, reflects our commitment to creating environments and services to promote our residents aging well and remaining active doing the things they love and enjoy. Each community is designed to create a purposeful life and engaging life experiences.

THE ADVANTAGE OF WORKING WITH US
We offer you competitive pay, a great benefits package, opportunities for growth and an engaging culture. Join our team today!

OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE

The primary responsibility of the Lead QMAP position is to meet the daily personal care needs of residents with professionalism, dignity and respect following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times.

Medication Administration Dutiest:
  • Order, store and assist with medications according to community policy and procedure, and current physician orders
  • Maintain, transcribe and document in the Medication Administration Record according to community policy and procedure
  • Reorder medications as needed or notify the designated staff member using appropriate protocols when there is a need for reordering medications
  • Accurately report medication refusals to designated supervisor and notify physician as directed for refusal of medications
  • Perform vital signs as ordered and follow prescribed parameters in administering medications
  • Maintain security of all medications and ensure that controlled drugs are kept under double lock and counted between each shift according to policy and procedure
  • Complete Incident Report form as per policy and procedure
  • Respond to emergencies per policy and procedure
  • Observes and reports changes in resident status, health or otherwise to supervisor
  • Ensures that proper documentation occurs timely
  • May be asked to provide assistance to residents in Assisted Living and/or Memory Care
Resident Care Duties:
  • Provide assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as grooming, bathing and dressing, as requested by residents or directed by supervisor
  • Attends to the personal care needs of residents in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate knowledge of infection control and universal precautions
  • May be asked to provide assistance to residents in Assisted Living and/or Memory Care
Relationship Duties:
  • Deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public
  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors
Department Duties:
  • Attends, participates and contributes to monthly staff meetings addressing resident, departmental and community needs
  • Responsible for cleaning common areas, occupied and vacant apartments, and perform laundry services in accordance with Community policies and procedures
  • Perform all other duties as requested

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Effectively communicate in the English language and follow written and verbal instructions
  • A high school diploma/GED

EXPERIENCE:

  • 6-months experience in a long-term care environment (preferred)

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Adult Basic First Aid Certification
  • Current medication administration qualification from approved state agency

CLASSIFICATION:

  • Non-Exempt
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Instructions

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