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Certified Medication Technician (CMT)

Company: The Quarters at Des Peres
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

At The Quarters at Des Peres, we deliver the highest quality of care for every resident through our most valuable asset: you. We seek compassionate and thoughtful individuals who share our passion for exceptional care in senior living. The Quarters at Des Peres partners with a vast network of skilled nursing centers across 3 states to support our small team environment of caring professionals with the resources and benefits of a large enterprise. Your legacy of excellence begins when you join us at The Quarters at Des Peres.Hiring for Day & Evening Shifts!Pay, Benefits and Perks of Certified Medication Technician (CMT):Competitive Pay Based on ExperienceEvening Shift Differential Pay is an additional $3.00 / hourPaid Time Off (PTO+) added to your balance after 30 days of employment; immediately accrue more PTO as you work! (full-time only)Earn PTO+ for every quarter of perfect attendance (full-time only)6 Observed Holidays with premium pay or leave + 1 Floating Holiday for full-time employeesUp to $5,000 per in tuition/education reimbursement per calendar year for approved program of studyTake home up to 75% of your net earned wages at the end of every shift401(k) Retirement plan with company-matched contributions after 1 year of employmentMedical (Teledoc Included), Dental, Vision, Life and other voluntary Insurances for full-time employeesHave fun with contests and employee appreciation events every monthEssential Functions of Certified Medication Technician (CMT):Performs resident care responsibilities in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort consistent with MGM Healthcare Clinical Policies and Procedures as well as state/federal guidelines and regulationsAdministers medications as ordered by a physician under the supervision of a licensed nurse, in accordance with any state and federal regulations and consistent with facility policyMust demonstrate knowledge of "five rights" of medication administrationAdministers and records all medication given to residents based upon their specific chartNotifies appropriate licensed staff when a resident complains of pain.May take and record vital signs of residents as assigned or as may be required by certain medicationsRecords the administration of medications and/or treatments appropriately, utilizing the computer system to enter and reference resident information as neededAnswers resident call lights, anticipates resident's needs and makes rounds to assigned resident under the supervision of a licensed nurse or charge nurse on the shiftObserves for and reports any reactions and/or side effects of medications to a licensed nurse on the appropriate shiftPerforms all aspects of resident care in an environment that optimizes resident safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errorsSupport and maintains a culture of safety and qualityAdministers PRN medications in accordance with state and federal regulations and consistent with facility policyReports and when appropriate, records any changes observed in condition or behavior of residents and unusual incidentsPerforms other duties as assignedQualifications of Certified Medication Technician (CMT):High School diploma or general equivalency is preferredRequired valid certification as a Certified Medication Technician (CMT) in the state of MissouriSix months experience in a long-term care environment is preferredCandidates must maintain a working email address and phone number for employer communication.Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency situationsAbility to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and facility staffAble to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writingAdditional languages preferredEEO Statement:Our facility provides equal employment opportunities. We are committed to complying with all state, federal, and local laws that prohibit discrimination in employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfers, compensation, benefits, training, programs, reductions in workforce, termination, and recall. Our facility strives to provide equal opportunity for employment to all individuals who are properly qualified and able to perform the duties of their employment, without regard to employees' legally-protected characteristics ("protected class") including: age, sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex stereotyping, or genetic information.IND123

Keywords: The Quarters at Des Peres, St. Louis , Certified Medication Technician (CMT), Professions , Saint Louis, Missouri

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