Certified Medication Aide (Cma)

Signature Healthcare Lexington , KY 40598

Posted 3 weeks ago

Full & Part-time Medication Aide/CNA opportunities available at Signature HealthCARE at Tanbark

This position requires current SRNA certification and additional certification as a Kentucky Medication Aide.

Weekends only 16 hour shifts

Signature HealthCARE at Tanbark Rehab & Wellness Center is a 96-bed facility that offers a wide array of services that enables our patients and residents to receive the medical care they need, the restorative therapy they require, and the support they and their families deserve. We serve many types of patient and resident needs. Working with your physician, our staff, including medical specialists, nurses, nutritionists, therapists, dietitians and social workers establishes a comprehensive treatment plan intended to restore you or your loved one to the fullest practicable potential.

Are you looking for a little more creativity, challenge, and growth opportunity in your workday? Didn't think it was possible? Might be time to reconsider.

At Signature HealthCARE, our team members are permitted - no, encouraged - to employ their talents and abilities to solve problems. Our culture is built on three distinct pillars: Learning, Spirituality and Intra-preneurship. But this isn't just hollow corporate sloganeering. Each pillar has its own staff and initiatives, ensuring that our unique culture permeates the entire organization.

Oh, by the way, we're an elder care company. Our mission? To radically change the landscape of long-term care forever.

We're currently hiring for the position of Certified Medication Aide.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Accurately and safely prepare, administer, and document the oral and/or topical medications that are commonly used in this facility and that may be ordered for resident use.

  • Ensure that no medication is administered without a written, signed and dated order from an attending licensed physician.

  • Verify the identity of the resident before administering the medication/treatment.

  • Verify that prescribed medication for one resident is not administered to another.

  • Observe and verify that medication is ingested or applied, as directed.

  • Document any instance where prescribed medication is not administered, including reason(s) for refusal.

  • Assist with medication charting as directed by the Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse, as directed.

Job Requirements:

  • Current Medication Aide Certification or Current Nursing Assistant Certification from state.

  • Must have a current/active CPR certification.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize, coordinate and simultaneously maintain multiple projects with high level of quality and productivity.

Signature HealthCARE is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran and other protected categories.


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