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Certified Medication Aide (GO)

Company: Green Oaks Nursing And Rehab
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

*Green Oaks Nursing and Rehab is seeking an experienced Certified Medication Aide to join our team!*_*Celebrating our new employee benefit that gives you instant access to your wages ahead of payday! *New employees are eligible for this benefit immediately upon hire!*_*CMA- Certified Medication Aide** *6-2 M-F** *Double Weekends &** *PRN 2-10 available *As a Certified Medication Aide (CMA), you will prepare, administer and document medications given to facility residents under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) within regulatory time frames. In addition, the CMA will monitor residents vital signs as indicated; observe residents for expected actions; observe reportable, suspected and adverse reactions to medications administered; and prepare verbal and written reports related to successful or unsuccessful medication administration, changes in resident condition and/or departures from usual and routine*Job Responsibilities*As a *Certified Medication Aide,* you will prepare and administer oral, topical and suppository medications to residents as prescribed by the physician. You will also count and calculate dosages on a daily basis and document the number of scheduled drugs at the beginning and end of each shift. Additionally, the Certified Nursing Assistant and Medication Aide will:* Report any observations concerning resident/patient condition, emergency situations or difficulties with medications to the supervising nurse throughout the shift should they occur* Document vital signs, medication administration resident behaviors associated with medication administration and facility incident and accident reports* Meet with supervisory staff to report, review and discuss medication administration process and participate in review response* Participate in designing and implementing resident care plans in relation to medication administration* Record and replace medications and medication administration supplies; maintains and clean medication cart to remain compliant with facility policies and procedures* Provide direct resident care within the scope of the CMA role and continue direct care activities and other relevant nursing assistant duties as assignedAs a *Certified Medication Aide*, you will need a high school diploma or equivalent and must be a CMA in good standing. Additionally, the ideal Certified Medication Aide candidate will have:* 6 months experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), experience in a long-term care facility preferred* Ability to stand for long periods of time, lift and transfer residents (up to 100 pounds unassisted), bend, twist, push and pull* Knowledge of medical terminology, skill in administering nursing techniques including taking vital signs, medication administration and knowledge of possible side effects* Exceptional organization skills, ability to prepare and maintain accurate resident charts, reports and observations* Effective communication skills and interpersonal relations* Good problem solving and independent thinking skills* Knowledge of basic hygiene and sanitation practices* Professional conduct and ethicsJob Types: Full-time, Part-time, PRNBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceHealthcare setting:* Long term careLicense/Certification:* Certified Medication Aide in Texas (Required)Ability to Commute:* Arlington, TX 76016 (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Green Oaks Nursing And Rehab, Arlington , Certified Medication Aide (GO), Other , Arlington, Texas

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