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Certified Medication Aide

Company: Spring Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Location: Green Springs
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Spring Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center - **Starting Pay $22.50/hr -
Full-time 1st shift positions available.
Spring Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Centeris a beautiful campus - located in Green Springs, Ohio. Spring Creek strives to have an unparalleled reputation for programs, services, and exceptional care!
Spring Creek Nursing and Rehab is currently looking to add Certified Medication Aides (CMA) for our long-term care (LTC) and skilled nursing facility. As part of the Spring Creek Team, you will be responsible for the care and needs of our many residents and patients. The wide range of complexities our facilities offer provides a wonderful experience to build careers upon. If you want to make a difference in the lives of others, than Spring Creek is where you should be!
Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements


A High School Diploma or General Education Degree; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Requires a CMA license
Maintain and practice as an STNA in LTC for a minimum of 1 year.
Ability to lift at least 51 lbs. on a regular basis and physically able to help residents who require physical assistance
Read, write, speak and understand the English language.
May require experience with caring for residents with memory impairment if assigned to memory care areas of the community

- - - - - Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

- - Complete functions of the Certified Medication Aide in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility.
- - May administer medications in accordance to state and federal guidelines by oral, rectal and vaginal suppositories, eye drops, ear drops, inhalants and topical. - Certified Medication Aides may not administer medications: Schedule II drugs (narcotics), intravenous, intramuscular, insulins, gtube/pegtube or any other then listed above.
- - - -Ensure that all nursing personnel assigned to you comply with the written policies and procedures established by this facility./
- - - -Meet with your assigned nursing staff, as well as support personnel, in planning the shifts' services, programs, and activities.
- - - -Make written and oral reports/recommendations concerning the activities of your shift as required and report to Supervisor.
- - Cooperate with other resident services when coordinating nursing services to ensure that the resident's total regimen of care is maintained.
- - Ensure that all nursing service personnel are in compliance with their respective job descriptions.
- - Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as may be requested.
- - File required recordkeeping forms/charts upon the resident's admission, transfer, and/or discharge.
- - - -Encourage attending physicians to review treatment plans, record and sign their orders, progress notes, etc., in accordance with established policies.
- - Report all discrepancies noted concerning physician's orders, diet change, charting error, etc., to the Nurse Supervisor.
- - Sign and date all entries made in the resident's medical administration record.
- - Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician within scope of practice.
- - Ensure that an adequate supply of floor stock medications, supplies, and equipment is on hand to meet the nursing needs of the residents. Report needs to the Nurse Supervisor.
- - Order prescribed medications, supplies, and equipment as necessary, and in accordance with established policies and scope of practice.
- - - -Notify the Nurse Supervisor of all drug discrepancies noted on your shift.
- - - -Notify the Supervisor of automatic stop orders prior to the last dosage being administered.
- - Other duties as assigned.

Benefits:

Competitive Wages



Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance after 60 days



401K after 90 days



Supplemental insurance through Colonial Life after 60 days
PTO after 90 days -



Pick up bonuses



$3500 Referral bonus



Friendly, Team-oriented work environment

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Keywords: Spring Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Toledo , Certified Medication Aide, Other , Green Springs, Ohio

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