Certified Medication Aide (CMA)
Anchorage Healthcare Center
Anchorage Healthcare Center , a member of the CommuniCare Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for Certified Medication Assistants (CMA) to join our team.
The position of the Certified Medication Assistant (CMA) exists to provide routine medication administration and personal care for residents to assure that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times.
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Do you have what it takes to become a CMA at CommuniCare?
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS & ABILITIES
High school graduate or G. E. D. equivalent.
Must have current GNA certification
An understanding of medication administration procedures and successful completion of a state approved training course.
Ability to perform basic math functions.
An understanding of resident care procedures and standards.
Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Prior experience in a healthcare environment is desirable.
Ability to deal tactfully with staff, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.
Ability and willingness to work harmoniously with all staff.
Must have patience, tact, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
Willingness and ability to seek new methods and principles and be willingness to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
Ability to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Set up and administer medication in accordance with physician’s orders and state/federal regulations.
Display knowledge of side effects, interactions, and nursing implications of common medications.
Account for controlled drugs each shift and report any discrepancies immediately.
Charting –routine medications, medication omissions, documentation of PRN medication given with follow up, and any other pertinent observations.
Maintain inventory of medications.
Rounds with nurse and physician.
Prepare monthly medication records.
Provide personal care and treatment function for residents.
Perform basic nursing care functions as required.
Create a clean, comfortable, and safe environment for residents and ensure that their needs are met.
Maintain resident documentation records for activities of daily living, restorative programs, and resident specific forms.
Attend and participate in scheduled training, educational, classes, and orientation programs to maintain certification and enhance the quality of care.
Perform other related duties as required or assigned.
Maintain and work within established departmental, center, and corporate policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement and safety programs, and environmental and infection control standards.
A family-owned company, we have grown to become one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute care, which includes skilled nursing rehabilitation centers, long-term care centers, assisted living communities, independent rehabilitation centers, and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACH). Since 1984, we have provided superior, comprehensive management services for the development and management of adult living communities. We have a single job description at CommuniCare, “to reach out with our hearts and touch the hearts of others.” Through this effort we create “Caring Communities” where staff, residents, clients, and family members care for and about one another.