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    Personal Care Unit Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

    Life Care Centers of America
    Globe, AZ 85501
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    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 Care'sCode of Conductand completes mandatoryCode of Conductand 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

    Posting ID: 580786795Posted: 2020-10-19