Floating Certified Medication Aide /Tech

Americare Saint Clair , MO 63077

Posted 5 months ago

ABOUT IMPACT STAFFING

At the heart of every Impact Staffing community is a philosophy of person-centered care. This philosophy guides every decision we make. Person-centered care comes alive in our communities and truly makes a difference in the lives of our residents, their families and our co-workers.

OPPORTUNITY

We will be adding to our team a Certified Medication Aide(CMA) to work with our Assisted Living and/or Memory Care residents. Our CMA is certified to administer medications, in accordance with state and federal laws, under the supervision of licensed staff to residents within Americare communities.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licenses/Certifications/Education:

  • High school graduate or minimum age of 18 year of age

  • Completion of certified nurse's aide course with passing score

  • Completion Certified Medication Technician course and obtain certification in current state

  • Ability to communicate effectively with residents, co-workers, visitors and families

  • Ability to and adhere to HIPPA regulations requiring confidentiality of resident information

  • Demonstrate accuracy in observation, performance and reporting

  • Required to work under direct supervision of licensed nurse

  • To become and maintain license as CMA with insulin certification

  • To obtain 12 hours of in-service training each year

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administers prescribed medications to residents and maintains related medical records under supervision of licensed nurse.

  • Verifies identity of resident receiving medication and records name of drug and dosage and time of administration on specified forms or records such as MAR.

  • Presents medication to resident and observes ingestion or other application, or administers medication, using specified procedures.

  • Takes vital signs or observes resident to detect response to specified types of medications and prepares report or notified designated personnel of unexpected reactions.

  • Documents reasons prescribed drugs are not administered.

  • Gives direct patient care, such as bathing, dressing and feeding of residents and assisting with prescribed treatments.

  • May receive supply of ordered medications and apportion, mix or assemble drugs for administrator to resident. May record and restock medication inventories.

We offer employees access to wages on demand


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