Pacifica Senior Living Vacaville

This position provides direct care and medication assistance to the residents in a manner that meets or exceeds

Essential Functions
 Support the mission, vision, and culture of the organization through positive communication and leadership.
 Contribute to Community relationships by demonstrating cooperation and professional conduct with residents, families, fellow associates, physicians, pharmacies and other vendors or persons.
 Contribute to team effort by being flexible in work assignments; by furnishing support; by taking initiative; and by understanding how this position affects and. compliments all other Community positions.
 Able to maintain work pace appropriate to given work load. Perform activities on schedule while maintaining regular attendance and punctuality within specified tolerance.
 Provide assistance (or reminders) with activities of daily living, including grooming, oral hygiene, bath/shower, hair cleaning and brushing, and transferring to and from activities and meals, as needed.
 Provide assistance with resident’s personal environment (e.g. clothing, linen, and personal belongings).
 Lift and/or transfer residents as needed.
 Assist in meal preparation/presentation, serving to resident, and other dining related responsibilities; record and report changes in resident’s eating habits to the supervisor.
 Make resident rounds every two hours as required in residents’ service plans or as circumstances dictate.
 Record and report changes in resident’s condition to the supervisor including but not limited to changes in resident’s ability to perform activities of daily living, skin changes, bruising, etc.
 Use approved charting criteria and procedures to record pertinent information in resident charts.
Medication Technician 03/2014
 Immediately report all incidents or accident involving residents to the Resident
 Care Director/Supervisor and record all necessary information on the Resident Incident and Accident Reporting Form.
 Maintain a safe and orderly environment by performing general scheduled housekeeping for resident involving cleaning laundry, bedrooms, dining area, living space, bathrooms, kitchen, etc.
 Initiate and participate in leisure activities provided for residents; encourage resident to socialize and participate in planned activities and programs to develop friendships with other residents.
 Follow proper procedures in emergency situations and respond promptly and positively to resident requests for assistance, including emergency pull cords, telephone calls, and requests from family and friends.
 Follow outlined procedure, physicians’ orders, and state laws when assisting or supervising residents with medications. Exhibit an understanding of and be willing to follow medication policy and procedures.
 Correct and prevent environmental hazards in an appropriate and safe manner while observing universal precautions and infection control procedures.
 Assist supervisor with administrative tasks, including: Functioning as point of contact during shift for communication between supervisors, doctors, and families.
 Stock medical and office supplies on a daily basis.
 Daily follow up on bath schedules and vital signs (blood pressure, weight, and respiration, etc).
 Check residents’ files daily for appropriate and necessary signatures.
 Complete incident reports with physician and notify family members as directed.
 Assume additional responsibilities related to medication administration, including: Maintain security and accountability for medications during shift.
 Inventory controlled substances and provide accurate reconciliation of the inventory. Count controlled substances with another associate each time responsibility of medication administration changes.
 Review of medication administration record for errors ·at the completion of each medication pass.
 Assurance that care and services related to medication administration are provided in a safe and secure manner and follow state licensing rules.
 Weekly verification that residents who are approved to administer their own medication you are doing so and, where applicable, are completing the medication administration record sheet.
 Assistance with the review of medication books for errors.
 Complete medication error forms and obtaining the appropriate associate signatures before forwarding to supervisor. This includes notification of the physician.
 Responsibility for medication reorders, including PRN medication.
 Weekly review of medication sheets and verification of residents’ capability to administer their own medications.
 Faxing of written or faxed orders from doctors to pharmacies.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $14.00 to $15.00 /hour


  • med tech: 1 year (Required)
  • Caregiving: 1 year (Required)


  • Vacaville, CA (Required)


  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • None

Hours per week:

  • 10-19


  • Weekends required

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible