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1500 Medical Avenue, College Station, TX 77845

CMA- Certified Medication Aide

  • 12 hour shifts
  • 7a-7p
  • Full-time & PRN available

As a Certified Medication Aide (CMA), you will prepare, administer and document medications given to facility residents under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) within regulatory time frames. In addition, the CMA will monitor residents’ vital signs as indicated; observe residents for expected actions; observe reportable, suspected and adverse reactions to medications administered; and prepare verbal and written reports related to successful or unsuccessful medication administration, changes in resident condition and/or departures from usual and routine

Job Responsibilities

As a Certified Medication Aide, you will prepare and administer oral, topical and suppository medications to residents as prescribed by the physician. You will also count and calculate dosages on a daily basis and document the number of scheduled drugs at the beginning and end of each shift. Additionally, the Certified Nursing Assistant and Medication Aide will:

  • 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

As a Certified Medication Aide, you will need a high school diploma or equivalent and must be a CMA in good standing. Additionally, the ideal Certified Medication Aide candidate will have:

  • 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
Job Category: Certified Medication Aide
Job Type: Full Time Part Time PRN
Job Location: Accel at College Station College Station Texas

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