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Certified Medication Assistant (CMA) - Skilled Nursing Specific in Brookfield, WI at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 12/17/2018

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Job Description

Note: This is for a skilled nursing facility and requires both a CNA and CMA license (shown on registry). POSITION SUMMARY Responsible for distribution of medication per physician orders to residents and participants. Performs delegated activities; including activities of daily living and basic nursing care procedures for those we serve. Performs duties and presents oneself in a manner that would lead to high levels of satisfaction. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Deliver nursing care which includes administering medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician consistent with ministry policies and procedures.  Order medications from pharmacy per ministry policy  Provides support with Activities of Daily Living as assigned in a safe manner, consistent with the policies and procedures of the ministry.  Documents tasks completed per ministry policy.  Assures resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate.  Contributes to continuity of care by effectively communicating services provided and changes in the resident's condition or family interactions in a timely manner.  Complies with ministry’s infection control policies and procedures.  Other duties as assigned. MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES  N/A

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred

 A minimum of one year experience as a Certified Medication Aide/Technician specific to Skilled Nursing

 CNA License

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS  Valid Certified Medication Aide (CMA) certification in the state which employed required.  CPR certification preferred