Alameda Oaks Nursing Center

CERTIFIED MEDICATION AIDE

CERTIFIED MEDICATION AIDE
Alameda Oaks Nursing Center

Position type: Full-time
Shift: All shifts

Position Summary
The CERTIFIED MEDICATION AIDE delivers quality care to patients during the admission and readmission process in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be a graduate of a State-approved CNA program
  • Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.
  • One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred
  • Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.
  • Must have successfully completed a State-approved program and exam for Certified Medication Aide

Specific Job Requirements

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: medication responsibilities,, direct patient care, patient rights, and safety and sanitation
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to accurately and safely prepare, administer, store, and document the oral and/or topical medications that are commonly used in the facility as well as those which may be ordered by the attending physician
  • Must be able to assist in developing and implementing procedures to assess potential medication errors; when, where, and why they occur; and how they can be prevented.
  • Must be able to report medication errors immediately.
  • Must be able to ensure that no medication is administered without a written, signed, and dated order from an attending physician
  • Must be able to chart appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Must be able to perform CNA functions as directed by supervisor
  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Benefits for Full-Time Associates

  • medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k)
  • paid vacation, sick days and holidays

 

For more information on our location, visit us at http://alamedaoaks.com.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

LCAD 96225

Corpus Christi, TX

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