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Certified Medication Aide (CMA) QMA

Location
Valparaiso, Indiana
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
29 Jul 2022
Position Summary:

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

Essential Functions:

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

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Details

  • 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