Lead CMA - Certified Medication Aide

Lead CMA - Certified Medication Aide

12 Oaks Management Services Inc | Tahlequah, OK, 74464, US
Job Type: Full TimeSalary Range:$26,000 – $33,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 14 days ago

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Description

The Medication Aide dispenses medications under the direction of a licensed nurse and helps residents with activities of daily living, such as hygiene, toileting, feeding, moving safely to activities or functions, and caring for the resident's environment, including laundry and housekeeping. He or she must be sensitive to the needs and desires of each resident and make an attempt to improve and enrich their lives.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Dispenses medications under the direction of a licensed nurse according to established procedures
  • Helps resident with all personal care functions as needed
  • Helps resident at mealtimes and monitors resident's eating habits
  • Helps resident to and from daily activities
  • Cleans and organizes the resident's room and assists with laundry
  • Measures and records vital signs, such as temperature, pulse, etc., and reports any changes in condition
  • Ensures that required documentation is complete and is in compliance with regulations and standards
  • Communicates with residents and families regarding care
  • Attends all staff meetings, trainings, and educational classes as required
  • Assist with scheduling
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • High school diploma or GED with further training to achieve certification
  • Certified as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) in this state
  • Certified as Registered Medication Aide in this state
  • At least one year of experience in an assisted living community preferred
  • Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications
  • Scheduling experience preferred
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills, including the ability to maintain composure under stress
  • Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift up to 50lbs as needed
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, which may include working days, evenings, weekends, and holidays




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