Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

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Administers oral and external medications to residents under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed practical / vocational nurse.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares and administers medications to residents following established procedures.
  • Takes and records vital signs upon administration of medications when required.
  • Orders and re-orders medications and returns all discharge medications for credit in compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Maintains neat, clean, and orderly medication room and cart. Takes appropriate precautions to make sure residents / patient do not have access to medications other than those prescribed.
  • Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, or experience as required by state regulations.
  • Successful completion of a state approved course and is approved to administer oral and external medication.
     

Benefits at a glance:

  • Direct Deposit
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
  • Medical, Dental, Accident, and Life Insurance
  • Post-Employment College Program
  • Critical Care with Cancer Coverage
  • Supplemental Spouse Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • CEU Reimbursement
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Employee Referral Program