NOTE: Some descriptions may have more specific duties and/or goals and objectives attached to this form. Such attachments normally reflect unique aspects of specific locations, shifts, departments, etc.
*1. Assist with the accurate implementation of the prescribed health care plan.
*2. Maintain compliance with Buckner policies and procedures. Maintain compliance with all regulatory requirements, state and federal laws.
*3. Accurately and timely administer medications to residents according to prescribed schedule.
*4. Accurately administer PRN medications if authorized by the charge nurse.
*5. Accurately and timely document all PRNs according to state standards in all areas of the chart.
*6. Observe and report to supervisor any reactions and side affects of medication administered.
*7. Take and record vital signs of residents, as required, prior to administration of medications which could affect or change the vital signs.
*8. Accurately administer and timely document regularly prescribed medications, as permitted, after personally preparing (setting up) the medications.
*9. Apply specifically ordered ophthalmic, optic, and nasal medications, as instructed; administer oxygen per nasal canula or a non-sealing facemask, in an emergency.
*10. Count narcotics, give all routinely prescribed narcotics, document it on
Individual’s sheet and medication sheet- at discretion of supervisor.
*11. See that the medication room, med cart, and refrigerator are kept clean and orderly at all times.
*12. Accurately log refrigerator temperature on a daily basis.
*13. Report incidents, as directed, on medication errors, accidents, or unusual events, on residents, visitors, or employees; and, as directed, chart some resident conditions or other pertinent information.
*14. Restock med cart with ample supplies; checks expiration dates on all medication.