Personal Care Unit Certified Medication Aide (CMA) QMAP

Wage scale: $13.00 – $16.00 / hour

Position Summary:
The PC Unit Certified Medication Aide assists in the administering of medications as ordered by the attending physician under the direction of the attending physician, the nurse supervisor, or unit care coordinator in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
Must be a graduate of a State approved CNA program
Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.
One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred
Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.
Must have successfully completed a State approved program and exam for Certified Medication Aide
Specific Job Requirements:
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
Must 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
Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Cares Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training
Essential Functions:
Must be able to 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
Must be able to assist in developing and implementing procedures to assess potential medication errors; when, where, and why they occur; and how they can be prevented.
Must be able to report any suspected or actual medication discrepancies to supervisor immediately
Must be able to ensure that no medication is administered without a written, signed, and dated order from an attending physician
Must be able to chart appropriately and in a timely manner
Must be able to perform CNA functions as directed by supervisor
Must be able to maintain cleanliness and organization of the medication cart
Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
An Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Info

Company Name
Personal Care Unit Certified Medication Aide (CMA) QMAP

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Contact Name
Seth Anderson





1250 Village Road
Carbondale, CO 81623