Certified Medication Aide CMA
Company: Wathena Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
Posted on: November 23, 2022
POSITION DESCRIPTION: As a Certified Medication Aide (CMA) you
are responsible for providing routine nursing care and ensure the
med pass is completed timely and accurately in accordance with
established policies and procedures and as may be directed by the
Charge Nurse, RN Supervisor, Director of Nurses or Administrator,
to assure that the highest degree of quality resident care can be
maintained at all times. QUALIFICATIONS Must have a current Kansas
certification as a Certified Medication Aide (CMA).
Ability to read, write and speak the English language.
Certified Medication Aide (CMA) must have patience, tact, cheerful
disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle
residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently
functioning. GENERAL DUTIES Certified Medication Aide (CMA) assists
in passing medications to residents on their assigned unit.
Prepare residents for therapy, activities, physician visits,
religious services, etc., to include transporting residents to/from
Prepares and administers medication documents, the right
medications to the right patient at the right time in the right
dosage by the right route.
Assist residents with proper hygiene
Bathe residents as assigned and in accordance with established
facility procedures (encourage showers and other self-help
Follow infection control procedures in accordance with established
facility policy when isolation techniques are necessary.
Chart required information every shift pertaining to the role of
the certified Medication Aide (CMA).
Presents professional image to consumers through dress, behavior
Adheres to Company Standards for resolving consumer concerns.
Ensures that all consumer/resident rights are protected. BENEFITS
Employee appreciation events
Paid time off
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