Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

Prestige Care, Inc Tillamook, OR

Job Summary:

Certified Medication Aide provides quality medication administration to residents which includes non-injectable medications, under the supervision of a licensed nurse; reports pertinent information to the immediate supervisor; responds to inquiries or requests for information; assists the immediate supervisor with tasks to support department operations.

Essential Functions:

* Under the supervision of a licensed nurse, CMAs may administer medications.

* Responsible for administering PRN medications as directed by the licensed nurse to stable residents according to physician's or nurse practitioner's orders Responsible for monitoring vital signs prior to medication administration, as directed and reporting as directed to the licensed nurse.

* Other duties may be assigned by the licensed nurse

Qualifications:

* High School diploma or equivalent.

* Must be actively certified in the facility state.

* Current state CMA certification and in good standings with at least one year of experience.

* Able to follow written direction, comprehend verbal instructions, and write at a level necessary to accomplish the job.

* Capable of performing the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

* Basic knowledge and skills utilizing care tracking systems.

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED