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Certified Medication Aide

Company: Moore Assisted Living
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Full TimeRotating Schedule6A-6PEmployee Perks: - Full Health Benefits including medical, dental, and vision - Incentivized Employee Wellness Program - Free Daily Meal Program - Purchase Discounts including Wonderland WOW passes and Movie Tickets - Family Fun Events - Corporate Volunteer Opportunities - BCS Worship Nights Not only will you receive excellent benefits, but we also go above and beyond to make you and your family feel welcomed as a part of our family!GENERAL DESCRIPTION:Under the direction of the Charge Nurse and/or Assisted Living Manager, administers medication to adesignated group of residents, within the framework of BCS policies. Ensures compliance with all Stateand Federal regulatory requirements in providing optimal care for each client.ESSENTIALS OF JOB:1. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed to a designated group of residents, asdescribed in the State and Federal regulations. (constantly) 2. Observes and reports symptoms and conditions of residents both orally and in writing, and assistswith instituting remedial measures. (constantly) 3. Maintains accurate records reflecting resident's condition, medications and treatment. (constantly) 4. Teaches resident and family member as needed regarding care issues. (occasionally) 5. Develops collaborative relationship with interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care.(occasionally) 6. Functions as an advocate for the residents. (frequently) 7. Assists the Charge Nurse as assigned, i.e., as CNA or Bath Aide. (constantly) 8. Must be able to commit the time necessary from an attendance and punctuality standpoint toaccomplish the above specified Essentials of Job. (constantly)Contributes to the ongoing process of establishing and meeting departmental and BCS goals andobjectives. Participates in utilizing customer feedback to measure and improve effectiveness of servicelevel. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the essential functions and level ofwork being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties andskills required; other duties may be performed as assigned. This job description will be reviewedannually and may be revised as needed. In addition, all BCS employees are expected to: Support and actively participate in the Life Enrichment Program and Best Friends Approach.Promote teamwork and cooperative effort.Help train and give guidance to other BCS employees. Maintain a clear, safe and unobstructed work area, practice habits, and utilize appropriate safetyequipment. Follow all BCS safety policies. Provide customers with the highest quality products and service.Understand and apply appropriate quality improvement processes.Promote Customer Service.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:EDUCATION: That required for certification in the State of Texas as a Certified MedicationAide. Must maintain/renew CMA credentials by completing CEU hours and/or otherrequirements as required by certifying agency. Must be able to read, speak, and write English.PHYSICAL/SPECIAL DEMANDS:1. Prepare and assess reports. 2. Walk and/or stand for a minimum of 12 hours. Must be able to remain in a stationaryposition for durations of up to 2 hours at a time.3. Must lift or move up to 100 lbs. or more with assistance, occasionally; 50 lbs., frequently;25 lbs., constantly.4. Must be able to position self to reach floor level to six feet from the floor.5. Must be able to move throughout the facility.6. Must be able to push/pull up to 200 lbs. 7. Must be able to manipulate various size residents to and from sitting positions, residentparticipation in ambulation and transfers.8. Aural acuity to respond to residents, staff, and customers. 9. Legible handwriting for documentation. 10. Computer skills (for electronic health records).

Keywords: Moore Assisted Living, Amarillo , Certified Medication Aide, Other , Amarillo, Texas

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