[XV594] - Medication Care Partner

[XV594] - Medication Care Partner

02 Sep
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Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc.
|
Vancouver

02 Sep

Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc.

Vancouver

Job Description





MEDICATION CARE PARTNER



Amica Lions Gate



( Casual)





Education:



- High School Diploma and completion of an accredited Personal Support Worker program that meets legislative standards



License/Designation:



- Medication Administration certification

- First Aid and CPR certified



Experience:



- Six hundred (600) hours of related experience, including both class time and practical experience, preferably with clinical experience in a geriatric setting



Knowledge:



- Medication administration standards

- Residents’ activities of daily living (ADL), such as hygiene, optimal functioning, well-being and feeding

- Personal Support Worker routines and practices



- Infection control guidelines

- Lifting, transferring and positioning techniques

- Rehabilitation and palliative approaches

- Legislative regulations and policies related to retirement care

- Changes in mobility of seniors and mechanical lifting devices

- Applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers



Competencies, Skills & Abilities:



- Ability to contribute effectively as a team member

- Ability to treat residents with dignity, respect and care

- Strong command of the English language both oral and written

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Ability to develop rapport with residents and their families

- Ability to organize and prioritize workload

- Ability to follow resident support plan and carry out activities as directed

- Ability to report resident needs through observation of their condition/behaviour

- Ability to follow safety procedures to maintain a safe and clean environment

- Ability to apply lifting, transferring and positioning techniques

- Ability to maintain confidentiality of resident information

- Ability to work in a flexible environment to meet the needs of the residents, including weekend and holiday coverage, as required



Personal Suitability:



- Demonstrates a strong desire to serve and care for seniors

- Open, friendly and responsive

- Able to apply tact, discretion and sound judgement

- Trustworthy, empathetic, reliable, punctual and adaptable

- Meets the physical demands of the job

- Shows initiative and commitment to excellence

- Resident service oriented

- Attend regularly scheduled shifts.



Desirable Qualifications:



Courses in gerontology, aging or dementia are an asset

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/20457779/xv594-medication-care-partner-vancouver/?utm_source=html

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