Certified Medicine Aide CMA

ID
2021-16323
FutureCare Facility
FutureCare Homewood
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Shift
All

Overview

At FutureCare our CMA’s are part of our frontline health care team who support our nurses by providing routine medication administration and personal care for our residents. They share in the commitment to meet the highest standards of quality and excellence and offer a hands-on approach providing the best service.   We offer an excellent Benefits package, Flex/Advance Pay, Tuition Reimbursement, Career Growth Ladder, Employee Assistance, 401K Plan, a generous Employee Referral Bonus Program, and a Competitive Salary. 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Perform vital signs on residents at beginning of each shift and as directed
  • Assist residents in preparation for health examinations
  • Record and document residents’ medical record
  • Set up and administer medication and immunizations in accordance with physician’s orders and state/federal regulations
  • Display knowledge of side effects, interactions, and nursing implications of common medications
  • Read and interpret residents’ medical records and physician orders
  • Maintain inventory of all medications and report any discrepancies immediately
  • Create a clean, comfortable, and safe environment for residents and ensure that their needs are met
  • Attend and participate in scheduled training, educational, and orientation programs to maintain certification and enhance quality of care
  • Maintain and work within FutureCare’s established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement and safety programs, and environmental and infection control standards

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Must hold a current certification and CNA license in Maryland as well as a Medication Technician/Aide Certification
  • Previous experience as a CMA required
  • Must possess a positive and professional attitude
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment
  • Previous experience working in an Assisted Living environment is a plus
  • Must be familiar with medical terminology and documenting in electronic health records
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other nursing staff and other departments
  • Current CPR Certification

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