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Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

Company: Peak Healthcare at Sligo Creek
Location: Takoma Park
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Peak Healthcare at Sligo Creek - Certified Medication Aide (CMA)-Not CMT
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***SIGN ON BONUS*** $2,500
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Peak Healthcare at Sligo Creek -is seeking -Certified Medication Aides -to provide our residents with daily care related to bathing, grooming, medication administration, and other ongoing needs under the supervision of senior nursing staff. Our ideal candidate has completed CMA training, obtained appropriate licensure, and combined tact and good communication skills with a commitment to providing quality resident care. Peak Healthcare is a growing company with a network of skilled nursing facilities, known for their excellent patient care, and well-respected staff.
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Working at Peak Healthcare you will enjoy:
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- - - - - - - - - -401k, Health, Life, Vision, and Dental insurance
- - - - - - - - - -Flexible schedule
- - - - - - - - - -PTO (20 days PTO in the first year)
- - - - - - - - - -Overtime and Holiday pay
- - - - - - - - - -Daily Pay
- - - - - - - - - -Disability insurance
- - - - - - - - - -Wellness plans
- - - - - - - - - -Employee referral bonuses
- - - - - - - - - -Employee discounts for services such as Verizon, HP, and many others
- - - - - - - - - -Uber Healthcare- get reimbursed for rides to work in development! -
- - - - - - - - - -Tuition Reimbursement Program in development!
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Responsibilities of the -Certified Medication Aide (CMA):

Accurately and safely prepare, administer, and document the oral and/or topical medications that are commonly used.
Verify the identity of the resident before administering the medication/treatment.
Document any instance where prescribed medication is not administered, including reason(s) for refusal.
Assist with medication charting as directed by the Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse, as directed.
Verify that 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/Charge Nurse.
Order prescribed medications, supplies, and equipment as necessary, and in accordance with established procedures.
Notify the Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse of all drug and narcotic discrepancies noted on your shift.
Review medication cards for completeness of information, accuracy in the transcription of the physician's order and adherence to stop order policies.
Assist with resident food service during and between meals and feeding and positioning patients as needed.
Provide basic nursing care as required, from checking vital signs to administering dressings, treatments, and taking tests. -
Maintain and add to records of resident health and care and documenting actions via forms, reports, records, and logs.

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Requirements of the Certified Medication Aide (CMA):
- - - - - - - - - -High school diploma or GED -
- - - - - - - - - -Completion of state-approved CNA/GNA training -
- - - - - - - - - -Completed CMA training
- - - - - - - - - -Successful competition of the Maryland Competency Examination for the Geriatric Nursing Assistant
- - - - - - - - - -Certified Medication Aide licensure in Maryland (*unable to employ CMT/Certified Medication Techs)
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Peak Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer that promotes a drug-free workplace. -
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*Per the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines, COVID-19 vaccines, or an approved religious/medical exemption, are mandatory and a requirement to work in our community. Peak Healthcare does offer the COVID-19 vaccination, to all employees, at no cost. All jobs are contingent on fully vaccinated status or an approved exemption.
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Keywords: Peak Healthcare at Sligo Creek, Washington DC , Certified Medication Aide (CMA), Other , Takoma Park, DC

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