Medication Nurse - Tupelo, MS in Tupelo, MS at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Tupelo, MS
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/10/2019

Job Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide leadership, guidance, and feedback to staff regarding the individual’s medication.
  2. Provide direct care through utilization of nursing standards accurately and in a timely manner.
  3. Follow policies, procedures, and medical/lab protocol for nursing care.
  4. Implement infection control measures according to facility policies and procedures accurately and in a timely manner.
  5. Report pertinent information and/or changes in the individuals' condition to nurse supervisor and/or Program Director.
  6. Provide individual, staff, and family education as related to medication, illness, etc.
  7. Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician accurately and in a timely manner.
  8. Chart medication administration in nurse's notes accurately and in a timely manner.
  9. Document nursing care provided, maintain appropriate records related to individuals' progress and activities accurately and in a timely manner.
  10. Adhere to all HCBS ID/DD waiver program policies and procedures.
  11. Provide care and/or conduct individual interactions in an age/cultural appropriate manner.
  12. Provide and document training to staff regarding the appropriate monitoring and documentation of individual’s self-administration of medication.
  13. Follows all safety policies and adheres to all worker's compensation program guidelines.
  14. Other duties as assigned.