Medication Aide

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Mattelyn Harvala

mattelyn.harvala@gmail.com | (757) 014-4898 | Atlanta, GA

Summary


I have over three years of experience as a Medication Aide. In this role, I have administered medication to patients in accordance with physicians’ orders and state regulations. I have also provided education to patients and families on proper medication usage and side effects. Additionally, I have performed chart audits to ensure accuracy and compliance with policies and procedures. My strong clinical skills combined with my excellent interpersonal abilities make me an ideal candidate for this position.

Experience


Medication Aide at Grady Health System, GAJun 2022 - Present

  • Monitored and administered medications to patients in a long-term care facility.
  • Documented patient vital signs, intake and output, and weight.
  • Assisted with ADLs such as bathing, dressing, grooming, ambulation, and toileting.
  • Monitored for side effects of medication administration and reported any changes to the RN or physician.
  • Provided emotional support to patients and families.
  • Acted as a liaison between the nursing staff and pharmacy.

Medication Aide II at Piedmont Healthcare, GAAug 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Successfully completed training program to become a Medication Aide II.
  • Assisted in the care of 30 residents on a daily basis.
  • Administered medications to residents as prescribed by their physician.
  • Monitored resident’s vital signs and reported any changes to the nurse.
  • Maintained accurate documentation of all administered medications.
  • Successfully passed state exam to become certified.

Education


Medication Aide Certificate at Georgia Institute of TechnologyAug 2015 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are how to measure and pour medications, how to read and interpret medication orders, and how to administer medications to patients.

Skills


  • Medication administration
  • Documentation
  • Infection control
  • Patient assessment
  • Vital signs
  • Blood sugar testing
  • Catheter care

Reba Lazan

reba.lazan@gmail.com | (781) 157-3608 | Warren, MI

Summary


I am a highly experienced Medication Aide with over 3 years of experience in the field. I have worked in both hospital and nursing home settings, and am confident in my ability to provide excellent care to patients. I possess a strong knowledge of medications, and am able to administer them safely and effectively. I also have experience managing medication schedules and stocking supplies, as well as providing guidance to less experienced staff members. In addition to my clinical skills, I also have outstanding interpersonal abilities which allow me to build positive relationships with patients and their families.

Experience


Medication Aide at Oakland Manor, MIMar 2022 - Present

  • Administered medications to patients according to physicians’ orders.
  • Monitored patients for reactions to medications and reported any changes in condition to the supervising nurse.
  • Documented all administered medications, patient responses, and other relevant information in medical records.
  • Kept accurate inventory of all medication supplies and reordered as needed.
  • Assisted nurses with various tasks such as taking vital signs and changing dressings.
  • Provided emotional support to patients and their families.

Medication Aide II at Bradford Village, MISep 2019 - Jan 2022

  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of medications, their effects and side effects.
  • Successfully completed continuing education courses to keep license current.
  • Gave medication to residents as prescribed by physician while adhering to facility policies.
  • And procedures.
  • Observed and reported any changes in resident’s condition or behavior after administering medications.
  • Maintained accurate records of all administered medications including the time, date and dosage given.
  • For each resident according to facility policy.

Education


Medication Aide Certificate at Oakland Community College, MISep 2014 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are how to read and interpret medication orders, how to administer medications, and how to provide quality patient care.

Skills


  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Documentation skills
  • Medication administration
  • Patient assessment
  • Nursing care