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Certified Medication Aide (CMA) QMA
- Valparaiso, Indiana
- Job Type
- 29 Jul 2022
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The Certified Medication Aide delivers quality care to patients during the admission and readmission process in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.
Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent
Graduate of a State approved CNA program
Currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.
One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred
CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.
Completed a State approved program and exam for Certified Medication Aide
Specific Job Requirements:
Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training
Accurately and safely prepare, administer, store, and document the oral and/or topical medications that are commonly used in the facility as well as those which may be ordered by the attending physician
Assist in developing and implementing procedures to assess potential medication errors; when, where, and why they occur; and how they can be prevented.
Report medication errors immediately.
Ensure that no medication is administered without a written, signed, and dated order from an attending physician
Chart appropriately and in a timely manner
Perform CNA functions as directed by supervisor
Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
Assist in the evacuation of patients
Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
Read, write, speak, and understand the English language
An Equal Opportunity Employer
- Job Reference: 671206836-2
- Date Posted: 29 July 2022
- Recruiter: Life Care Center of The Willows
- Location: Valparaiso, Indiana
- Salary: On Application
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent