Sign On Bonus of up to $1500!!!
QMAs will provide medications and for the nursing care of residents, as supervised by the community nurse.
Perform the functions of a CNA
Accurately administer oral, topical, rectal, ophthalmic, and optic medications as prescribed for the resident (shall not administer injectable or chemotherapeutic medications)
Responsible for the observation of the desired or undesirable effects of the drug administered, and the reporting of those effects to the licensed nurse
Administer PRN medications and treatments only upon the authorization of the licensed nurse or physician
Responsible to care for residents to the full capacity allowed by the CNA title
Document the administration or withholding or residents refusal of medications in medical record and notify the nurse in charge immediately
Keep LPN/RN informed of the residents condition and responses to medications in timely manner
Other duties as assigned
Honor and respect the privacy of residents, staff, and the organization
Maintain the confidentiality of resident information in compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and sensitive organizational information.
High school diploma or equivalent
Completion of a state-approved medication administration course, in accordance with the regulatory agency guidelines, and be able to furnish and maintain proof of certification as a QMA
Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant, recognized by the state of Indiana and maintain certification
Knowledgeable and able to use the equipment and devices used in the administration of medications to residents
Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written communications and possess the ability to maintain accurate medication records for each resident
Willingness to cooperate and work with other staff and residents
Special interest in the aging population and strong desire to provide care in a compassionate manner
Ability to deal with a high degree of frustration, function calmly in emergencies, flexible, able to shift priorities
Ability to lift up to 80 pounds occasionally and up to 60 pounds frequently
403(b) with employer match
Additional Benefits available
Contact HR with questions, (574) 654-2280.