Certified Medication Aide

East Houston, TX

Posted: 03/30/2020 Employment Type: Full-Time Temporary Industry: Medical Job Number: EH642157 Pay Rate: $12-14/hr Branch: East Houston Division: Professional

Job Description

- 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 assigned

Job Requirements

- 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 ethics

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Valeria Boulouf

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