Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

Sandstone of Tucson | Tucson, AZ, 85718, US
Salary Range:$28,000 – $39,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 11 days ago

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Sandstone of Tucson is a 240-bed skilled nursing facility that holds compassion and dedication at the heart of our company. We are committed to delivering personalized, professional, and expert level care to every resident. Sandstone of Tucson is looking for individuals who possess passion and initiative to provide excellent service to everyone who walks through our doors. If you are looking to join a team who values your individuality, and wants to see you grow, apply to Sandstone of Tucson today!

Join theSandstone Healthcare Family! With competitive wages, flexible scheduling, medical benefits, and a sign-on bonus available, we invite you to join our dedicated team!

Description:


A certified medication aide is a medical professional trained to and with authority to dispense medications to patients in skilled nursing facilities.

The medication assistant may work under the supervision of a licensed nurse (RN/LPN) on the job. They dispense medication to patients daily and also monitor dosing and drug use.

Duties:

Record the quantity of dosage and time of medication use

Administer both non-prescription and prescription medication to patients

Collaborate with the nursing team to handle patient medication and care

Ensure the dispensary is well-stocked with adequate drug supplies

Report to licensed nurse compliance with instructions on proper medication use

Alert supervisors to any adverse changes in patients due to medication

Follow all health regulations to ensure the safety of patients and staff

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to successfully pass AZDPS Fingerprint Background Screening and Drug Test

Active, Non-Probationary Medication Assistant Certification (from the Arizona Board of Nursing)

Active BLS Certification

Ability to Move/Lift A Minimum of 100 Pounds

Ability to Speak, Read, and Write English

Preferred Qualifications:

One Year CMA Experience

One Year Skilled Nursing Facility Experience

Apply today for immediate consideration!

Sandstone of Tucson

2900 E. Milber St. Tucson, AZ 85712

(520) 294-0005

Sandstone of Tucson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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