Atria Senior Living

  • Resident Medication Supervisor - Atria Park of Lake Forest

    Job Location USA-FL-Sanford
    Category
    Care
    Community Name
    Park of Lake Forest
    Requisition ID
    2018-73806
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • 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.

    Overview

    What’s the difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding career? The people you serve. When you work at Atria, you have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth. What’s more, you are part of an extraordinary company – one that’s investing in the future of senior living by investing in you. Don’t just do a job. Be part of an extraordinary life.

     

    Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities in more than 200 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. 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 committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications.

     

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