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Certified Medication Aide (CMA) LNA/Med Tech

Company: Life Care Center of Sierra Vista
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary:The Certified Medication Aide delivers quality care to patients during the admission and readmission process 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 AideSpecific 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's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance trainingEssential 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 medication errors 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 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 languageAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Life Care Center of Sierra Vista, Sierra Vista , Certified Medication Aide (CMA) LNA/Med Tech, Other , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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