Knowledge of ICF/MR regulations pertaining to medical, health and safety.
Knowledge of Arkansas Office of Long Term Care requirements.
Knowledge of filing requirements.
Knowledge of Nurse Practice Act(s) - Texas and Arkansas
Prepare and dispense medications for consumers following physician's orders.
Record medication dispensed in each consumer's medication record.
Assist with and provide training for consumers on self-administration of medication program.
Provide medication treatments to consumers as ordered by physician.
Perform head to toe checks of consumers during shifts.
Ensure the prescribed and over the counter medications are available.
Order medication refills from pharmacist.
Train consumers in health, hygiene and sexual awareness as needed until relieved.
Accompany consumers in ambulance and provide medical information as needed.
Assist and stay with consumers at outpatient hospital as needed.
Communicate with QIDP, RN, and/or HOA Program Manager any needs of consumers.
Meet monthly with RN to discuss client status and needs.
Be available for on call emergencies during the weekday evenings.
Participate in training, in-services, conferences and seminars as required.
Follow directions of supervisor; performing duties as assigned.