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30Apr

Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

Hills & Dales, Dubuque, IA

 RESIDENTIAL CENTER:

 NURSING DEPARTMENT

 Certified Medication Aide, Full-Time:

 Second Shift:   80 hours per pay period

 

Schedule: 2nd shift hours

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Administers scheduled/assigned medications accurately according to the six R’s:  Right Resident, Right Medication, Right Dose, Right Time, Right Route and Right Documentation.
  • Lifts and positions residents as required to administer treatment and/or medication.
  • Monitors stock medication supply and prepare medication orders as scheduled.
  • Documents medication administration accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of medications administered.
  • Performs assigned treatments utilizing the proper procedures and techniques.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of resident programs and procedures and applies them to medication/treatment tasks.
  • Informs nurse on duty of medication/treatment errors that are discovered in a timely manner.
  • Provides assistance to the shift nurse by observations regarding resident health and safety; following directions provided by nurses during medical emergencies and routine daily tasks.
  • Monitors nursing inventory supply and prepare supply list for items needed; maintains and stocks nursing areas during assigned shift.
  • Accompanies residents to medical appointments, as assigned; may drive Center vehicles for errands or transportation, if an approved driver.
  • Maintains resident/client privacy.
  • Assures the confidentiality of all data, including resident, employee, and operations data in accordance with HIPAA policy & confidentiality procedures.
  • Assists with the direct support of residents as needed.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.
  • Works alternate or additional shifts as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Free of a conviction or prior employment history of child or resident abuse or dependent adult abuse.
  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Certification as a medication aide in the state of Iowa.

Full-time 

Fill out an online application at https://www.hillsdales.org/site/careers/application/ 

The offer of employment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background checks and drug screening. EOE

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 510818
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 2
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Health Care
Human and Social Services
Shifts
Second Shift
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education High School/GED

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