Medication Quality LVN (Part-time ) South Austin in Austin, TX at D&S Community Services

Date Posted: 9/30/2020

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Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides weekly house checks to confirm that all medications are being administered properly.
  • Performing quality checks to observe and establish the 6 rights of medication administration are being followed.
  • Audits medical records to reflect timely, accurate, legible and complete documentation. Alerts registered nurse of any issues with medication administration.
  • Confirms that proper medications are in the home, not expired, and that all staff are trained on the proper administration, reason, and associated documentation for medication administration.
  • Studies and understands the special needs training created by registered nurse to the degree that they may provide training with the appropriate person served and associated care givers.
  • Provide special need training to persons supported, staff, family members, guardians or other significant persons as it relates to safe administration, proper documentation, and need for medication.
  • Perform and document timely focused assessment(s) of MAR and in home medications.
  • Reconcile both acute medications and chronic medications and ensure delivery to home is completed.
  • Engage outside clinical providers for refills as needed.
  • Performing all job duties in adherence to state and federal laws concerning confidentiality, including HIPAA Privacy Laws.
  • Ensure that all physician orders are current for all medications and treatments.
  • Ensure that all Medication Administration Records (“MARs”) are current, correct and properly completed by all staff.
  • Ensure all medications are labeled, stored and secured properly according to current standards and guidelines.
  • Meet with assigned RN for routine periodic clinical and administrative supervision in accordance with BON standards for licensed vocational nursing.
  • Provide services related to only billable activities related to safe administration of medication and report all concerns to supervising RN.

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