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Medication Technician (ALF)

Elderwood Village at Colonie

This is a Full-time position in Burnt Hills, NY posted August 28, 2021.

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Elderwood is in growth mode and currently looking for a Per Diem Medication Technician to join our team!
The Medication Technician functions as a key member of the Nursing team and works under the supervision of the Director of Nursing. Medication Technician team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing personal care to meet the physical and emotional needs of residents. This includes assisting residents with self administration of medications.

Responsibilities:

Med Tech Responsibilities:
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, resident, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
  • Knowledge of elderly, ill, and/or disabled.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
  • Basic understanding of following step-by-step procedures.
  • Follows and understands written and oral directions.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace (with or without the aid of mechanical devices).

Qualifications:

Med Tech Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited high school or GED preferred.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be in good physical and mental health.
  • Ability to work independently or part of a group.
  • Effectively communicate with others.
  • No certification needed / training provided.
  • Healthcare experience preferred.

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