Certified Medication Aide (Cma) Full-Time And Part-Time Day, Evening And Night Shifts

Trail Ridge Retirement Sioux Falls , SD 57101

Posted 2 months ago

As a Certified Medication/Nurse Assistant, do you feel like you made a difference in someone's life today? At Trail Ridge Senior Living Community, we make a difference in the lives of those we serve by cultivating and practicing compassion every day. Join our team in a beautiful facility with a home-like atmosphere, including a pool and fitness center that is available to staff. Benefits may include Scheduling options to fit your life; Full benefits for employees working 30 or more hours; great training provided.

Must currently have a valid South Dakota Certified Medication Assistant (CMA) license (or equivalent) to be eligible for this position.

Examples of duties performed in this position include, but are not limited to: 1) dispensing oral medication and providing treatments under the direction of a licensed nurse; 2) performing routine nursing care duties such as taking temperature and blood pressure; 3) assisting residents with personal care to include bathing, shaving, dressing, toileting, and related hygiene; 4) assisting residents with activities, events and outings; 5) observing residents for choking, seizures, fluid output, temperature change or skin irritations; 6) distributing meal trays and assisting residents in eating/drinking; 7) documenting activities of daily living (e.g. food/liquid intake, behavior changes, injuries) and related medication records; and 8) performing housekeeping tasks such as replacing linens on beds and cleaning resident rooms.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • CPR (preferred but not required);
  • Medication storage in a residential setting;
  • basic medical documentation/recordkeeping, including but not limited to missed medications, errors and when medication is accidentally dropped

Skill to:

  • measure and comprehend certain quantities;
  • observe and document response to medications;
  • operate a computer; and
  • read, write, speak, and understand the English language to communicate with all residents.

Ability to:

  • display high standards of ethical conduct;
  • treat others courteously and is responsive to their needs;
  • work cooperatively with others and promote a friendly work climate in order to achieve shared goals;
  • listen attentively to others and clearly convey information and ideas (both verbally and in writing);
  • attends to all details of assignments and complete work properly, accurately, and thoroughly;
  • exercise sound judgment when making decisions and take prompt, decisive action; and
  • set priorities, schedule activities, acquire resources, and monitor progress to ensure the successful completion of projects and assignments.


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