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QMAP - Longmont, CO

Company: Senior Housing Options
Location: Longmont
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Position Title: Qualified Medication Administration Person (QMAP) Classification: Non-Exempt Reports To: Resident Services Director or Administrator Summary/Objective: To administer medications according to Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment training, provide residents with routine daily care in accordance with established procedures, and ensure a safe, comfortable home environment is maintained for residents. Essential Functions: Practice safe administration of medication via multiple routes using written physician orders according to the six rights of medication administration taught in the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment QMAP Training Course and the Assisted Living policies and procedures Perform vital signs as ordered and follow prescribed parameters in administering medications Maintain security of all medications and ensure that controlled drugs are kept under double lock and counted between each shift according to policies and procedures Reorder medications as needed or notify the designated staff member using appropriate protocols when there is a need for reordering medications Accurately report medication refusals to designated supervisor and notify physician as directed for refusal of critical medications Create medication error incident report for all errors in administering medications that are made or discovered Always respect resident rights, and report concerns to a supervisor Perform fundamental duties of resident care not requiring a licensed nurse, and based on assignment and resident needs, such as bathing, oral hygiene, dressing, undressing, and other activities of daily living Document all personal care using systems and protocols provided by supervisor Observe and communicate resident changes in condition to supervisor and report on all actions taken with resident care Assist with admissions, discharges and transfers Clean resident rooms, linens, clothing and equipment such as wheelchairs and walkers per schedule, and maintain daily orderliness in resident living areas and shared areas Assist with resident activities, including onsite events and trips away from the property, when requested by Activities Director Respect resident privacy and maintain confidentiality of resident information Observe and follow all safety protocols and fire and emergency plans Keep work areas and carts clean, organized and orderly Engage in appropriate, careful and efficient use of equipment and resources to minimize costs. Assist with dining setup and cleanup for meals and snacks Communicate all important information to incoming shift, and work together as a team to ensure the best quality resident care possible Other duties as assigned Work Environment: Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs comfortably Comfortable using and climbing on step stools Certain activities may require repetitive movements including climbing, crawling, crouching, pulling, pushing Works beyond normal working hours, on weekends and holidays. May be called during off hours to respond to emergency or unusual situations Competencies: Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing, including the ability to provide nontechnical assistance in a simple, straightforward manner Demonstrate sensitivity to the concerns of residents and a commitment to dealing fairly with all Friendly, professional demeanor, positive disposition, tactful, patience and high ethical character even while dealing with difficult or upset residents Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; attention to detail Intermediate computer knowledge and typing skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Respect for privacy and ability to maintain confidentiality of resident care information Enjoys community involvement, resident interaction, and public representation of the organization. Bilingual a plus Company Description Senior Housing Options is a non-profit specializing in affordable housing for low-income, older adults with disabilities. We manage multiple properties in Denver.

Keywords: Senior Housing Options, Longmont , QMAP - Longmont, CO, Other , Longmont, Colorado

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