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CMA - Certified Medication Aide

Company: Summit LTC
Location: Kingsland
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
POSITION SUMMARYWe are looking for a skilled CMA (Certified Medication Aide) to become a part of our facility's compassionate care-giving team. The CMA will interact directly with patients, providing comfort and transportation, monitoring their vital signs and assisting with daily living needs. We are searching for a dedicated, compassionate and energetic individual to be a vital link between our patients and the nurses and other facility staff.PM21

Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or relevant qualification.

  • Completion of a state-approved CMA certification training course and maintained in good standing.
  • Possession of a current valid Texas driver's license or regular means of transportation to and from work.
  • One (1) year of experience as a nursing assistant in a skilled rehabilitation, skilled nursing or Long-Term Care (LTC) environment preferred.
  • Experience with electronic medical records preferred.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Must be capable of operating a personal computer to enter resident data as required by regulation and facility policy.
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    • Ability to communicate orally and in written form effectively with all levels of employees, patients, families, and vendors.
    • Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to employees, patients, families, and vendors.
    • Good understanding of medical and pharmacological terminology.
    • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using weight measurement, volume, and distance.
    • Excellent problem solving/analysis/judgment skills and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
    • Builds and maintains cooperative working relationships
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, law enforcement, other agencies, and the public.
    • Resourceful, dependable and accountable
    • Able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSCurrent Registered CMA on the Texas Nurse Aide Registry.Summit LTC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.PI182642795

Keywords: Summit LTC, Austin , CMA - Certified Medication Aide, Other , Kingsland, Texas

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