Certified Medication Aide (CMA)
Company: Peak Healthcare at Fox Chase
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: November 22, 2022
Peak Healthcare at Fox Chase -
Position Title: Staff Certified Medication Aide (CMA)-Not CMT
SIGN ON BONUS $2,500.00 paid out over 18 months as described above
(4) 625.00 installment payments
Summary: Peak Healthcare at Fox Chaseis seeking Certified
Medication Aides to provide our residents with daily care related
to bathing, grooming, medication administration, and other ongoing
needs under the supervision of senior nursing staff. Our ideal
candidate has completed CMA training, obtained appropriate
licensure, and combined tact and good communication skills with a
commitment to providing quality resident care.
401k, health, life, vision, and dental insurance, 20 total days PTO
(paid time off), flexible schedule, overtime pay, DailyPay, premium
holiday pay, disability insurance, wellness plans, sign-on bonus
for full-time employees, discount programs, employee referral
bonus, and stability in the strong leadership/management team who
strives & achieves customer service excellence with dedicated staff
Accurately and safely prepare, administer, and document the oral
and/or topical medications that are commonly used in this facility
and that may be ordered for resident use.
Ensure that no medication is administered without a written, signed
and dated order from an attending licensed physician.
Verify the identity of the resident before administering the
Verify that prescribed medication for one resident is not
administered to another.
Observe and verify that medication is ingested or applied, as
Document any instance where prescribed medication is not
administered, including reason(s) for refusal.
Assist with medication charting as directed by the Nurse
Supervisor/Charge Nurse, as directed.
Verify that adequate supply of floor stock medications, supplies,
and equipment is on hand to meet the nursing needs of the
residents. Report needs to the Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse.
Order prescribed medications, supplies, and equipment as necessary,
and in accordance with established procedures.
Verify that narcotic records are accurate for your shift.
Follow facility policies and procedures regarding the destruction
Notify the Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse of all drug and narcotic
discrepancies noted on your shift.
Review medication cards for completeness of information, accuracy
in the transcription of the physicians order and adherence to stop
Notify the Charge Nurse/Nursing Supervisor of automatic stop orders
prior to the last dosage being administered.
Immediately notify the Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse of any
medication administration errors.
Assisting with resident food service during and between meals and
feeding and positioning patients as needed
Providing basic nursing care as required, from checking vital signs
to administering dressings, treatments, and taking tests.
Maintaining and adding to records of resident health and care and
documenting actions via form, reports, records, and logs
Report observations to nursing supervisor and assist nursing staff
with any other duties related to resident care as needed.
Identify and participate in process improvement initiatives that
improve the customer experience, enhance workflow, and/or improve
the work environment.
Keep resident patient information confidential, follow all policies
and procedures, and adhere to federal, state, local requirements,
and professional standards.
Maintaining licensure and taking ownership of professional
development through educational opportunities.
High school diploma or GED
Completion of state-approved CNA/GNA training
Completed CMA training
Successful competition of the Maryland Competency Examination for
the Geriatric Nursing Assistant
Certified Medication Aide licensure in Maryland (*unable to employ
CMT/Certified Medication Tech's)
Preferred Skills:Experience working with elderly residents, not
required, but preferred.
Call to Action:If you're ready to join a vibrant team As a
Geriatric Nursing Assistant with opportunities for growth, click
the apply button to start your application.
Peak Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer that promotes a
*Per the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines,
COVID-19 vaccines, or approved religious/medical exemptions, are
mandatory and are a requirement to work in our community. Peak
Healthcare does offer the COVID-19 vaccination to all employees at
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