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Position Posted On:
5/2/2014
Employer:
Easter Seals Iowa
Address:
401 NE 66th Avenue
Des Moines, IA  50313
Website:

Job Title:
Medication Manager
Job Type:
Summer Employment
Schedule:
Seasonal
Hours Per Week:
to be determined
Position Start Date:
6/1/2014
Pay Rate:
unspecified
How To Apply:
submit resume
Contact Name:
Patty Gilmore  
Email:
pgilmore@eastersealsia.org
Phone:
515-309-2378
Fax:
515-289-1281
Job Description:
• Must be 18 years of age at time of employment. • Work under direct supervision of Registered Nurse. • Follow appropriate medical routines including record keeping, disposal of medical waste, managing and safeguarding medications, utilize approved standing orders. • Set up and administer medications checked into health center by registered nurse. • Assist Nurse with paperwork. • Organize cabin MARS and binders. • Keep health center clean and organized. • Assist team members as needed in making sure other care and supervising needs are being met in accordance with Easter Seals’ protocol. • Acquire working knowledge of each camper’s medication administration record as assigned. Understand given medications desired effects, side effects, and undesired effects. • Understand, follow and work to ensure compliance with all policies and procedures. Including all safety regulations. • Assist team members in making sure that all documentation is completed in accordance with the program’s protocol. • Other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications:
• High School diploma or equivalency preferred. • Certification in approved medication management course. • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats. • Ability to accept supervision and guidance. Ability to work cooperatively with direct supervisor and other team members • Ability to bend, stoop, twist and lift • Ability to transfer or move a minimum of 80 pounds. • Ability to pass CPR (Adult and Child), First Aid within first 90 days • Ability to successfully complete Mandatory Reporter of Child and Dependent Adult Abuse within first 30 days • Ability to complete Relational and Technical Mandt training • Possess Life Guard Certification • Possession of a valid Iowa CDL Driver’s License (or ability to obtain license within 60 days of employment), maintenance of a good driving record. • Insurable under Easter Seals insurance policy. • Access to Reliable Transportation for regular participation in work.