Job Description

 

Medication Room Supervisor

Northern Riverview Center is actively seeking a Medication Room Supervisor for our Assisted Living Facility in Haverstraw, NY.


DUTIES:

The Medication Supervisor is a multi-tasking job that requires attention to detail and oversight of the medication assistance program (MAP). This includes daily check of the medication ordering, and refilling process, pharmacy issues, and observation of medication pass. The Medication Supervisor reports to the Administrator and consults with her peers for clarification and assistance to successfully effect the medication needs of the residents.

  • Supervise medication pass including auditing for accuracy in pouring medication into individual medication cups.
  • Ensure consistency between the physician prescriptions, blister packs and medications poured for each resident.
  • Ensure timely and accurate medication orders and medication renewals.
  • Review medication refill log to compare with medication in storage cabinets.
  • Review of "no-refill" orders in the refill log and fax requests of MDs.
  • Review of receipt, storage and documentation of medications delivered.
  • Maintain medical and medication information on all residents including a resident’s current primary and consulting physicians
  • Maintain medication files in a cabinet stored in the medication room
  • Maintain medication files in a cabinet stored in the medication room
  • Review all missed medications as communicated and ensure appropriate follow up.
  • Forward missed medications trends to Case Management.
  • Oversee the management and destruction of controlled and non-controlled substances including safekeeping of controlled substances in double-locked medicine cabinet and medication room
  • Review of controlled Inventory and documentation of listed medications.
  • Ensure the proper storage of controlled substances not in use.
  • Ensure the proper inventory of non-used controlled substances for destruction
  • Coordinate the destruction of controlled substances with staff nurse and DOH.
  • Schedule staff and ensure their attendance and compliance with job responsibilities.

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Post high school course work in medical services; College degree preferred.
  • Able to read, write, and communicate clearly in the English language.
  • Computer literate with ability to use word processing programs.
  • Familiarity with the needs of the infirm and elderly.
  • Be self-directed with the ability to lead and supervise others.
  • Able to compute simple mathematics relating to dosage etc
  • Be well organized and capable of setting goals and meeting deadlines.
  • Serve as a role model for a support staff of 6 more individuals.

 

NRV110

LOCATION:

Haverstraw, NY

ABOUT US: 

Northern Services Assisted Living is a cozy, friendly community located in the heart of Rockland County. Services include three nutritious meals plus snacks, creative activities and recreational opportunities, and onsite monitoring 24/7. Transportation, housekeeping and laundry, as well as case management, Medication assistance are also part of the program. Give us a call and come by to see us to learn more.

NRV

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online