Atria Senior Living

Resident Medication Supervisor - LPN/LVN - Atria Park of Ann Arbor

Job Location USA-MI-Ann Arbor
Category
Care
Community Name
Park of Ann Arbor
Requisition ID
2017-59257
Employment Type
Full-Time

Overview

Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities in 190 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. We are the residence of choice for more than 21,000 seniors, and the workplace of choice for more than 14,600 employees. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them continue making a difference in our world. 

 

Atria is an equal opportunity employer.  Atria provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  Atria also does not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on these protected classifications.  We require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination-free and harassment-free work environment.

Responsibilities

Responsible for providing clinical oversight and regular audits for Atria’s medication program and, thereby, ensuring that the program provides the highest quality of life for residents.  The program will focus on safe and effective medication assistance and will ensure that the communities comply with state, federal, and internal Quality Enhancement Standards.

  • Provide direct supervision to the medication program and the staff responsible to assist the residents with self-administration of medications.
  • Responsible for scheduling and performance management of medication staff.
  • Supervise and direct the activities in the medication room, including, but not limited to:
    • Managing relationships with all resident pharmacies;
    • Medication ordering;
    • Medication destruction;
    • Medication storage of controlled and non-controlled medications;
    • Transcription of orders; and
    • Medication Cart Audits.
  • Ensure the administration of medications is in compliance with state-specific regulations and Quality Enhancement guidelines.
  • Provide training and orientation to medication staff, including new hire med training and quarterly training.
  • Oversee the maintenance of medication order records.
  • Complete regularly scheduled medication cart audits and counsel in-service medication staff regarding audit findings.
  • Schedule quarterly medication audits with consulting pharmacist and participate in the review and correction of findings.
  • Engage in regular communication with physicians, residents and families regarding medication issues.
  • On call for medication staff call-outs and medication-related issues.
  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Monitor the department for any unsafe issues and immediately report any safety concerns to the Resident Service Director and Executive Director.
  • Perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.

Qualifications

  • LPN/LVN required
  • Three (3) or more years of experience in Assisted Living Industry.
  • Appropriate state licensing where required.
  • Possess effective communication skills commensurate with professional standards.
  • Possess exemplary organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate proven computer literacy.
  •  Knowledgeable of, and experienced with, state regulations for Assisted Living.
  • Experience with staff education and training.

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