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Certified Medicine Aide-Per Diem

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Company: Genesis Healthcare

Location: Skowhegan, ME

Date Posted: June 22, 2014

Source: HealthJobsNationwide.com

Area of
Interest : Nursing
-
CNA Position Type :
Casual Relocation Approved :
Recruiter : Caswell,
Lana Job Description : Cedar Ridge Center is seeking a remarkable per diem C.N.A/M.

POSITION SUMMARY:
To provide the administration of medicines based on current state regulations. RESPONSIBILITIES/

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1. Receives report at the beginning of shift with nurses. Reports any observations concerning customer conditions, emergency situations or difficulties withmedications to the supervising nurse throughout shift should they occur;
2. Administers routine oral, topical and suppository medications as prescribed by the physician. Document same on MAR;
3. Administers prn medications as prescribed by the physician, as directed by the licensed nurse. Documents samon MAR;
4. Maintains medication supply, assists with ordering of new medications, reorders existing medications and restocks medicine carts as needed;
5. Recognizes the significance and is able to perform accurate vital sign monitoring when indicated by drug therapy;
6. Maintainscurrent knowledge base regarding ...

Area of
Interest : Nursing
-
CNA Position Type :
Casual Relocation Approved :
Recruiter : Caswell,
Lana Job Description : Cedar Ridge Center is seeking a remarkable per diem C.N.A/M.

POSITION SUMMARY:
To provide the administration of medicines based on current state regulations. RESPONSIBILITIES/

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1. Receives report at the beginning of shift with nurses. Reports any observations concerning customer conditions, emergency situations or difficulties withmedications to the supervising nurse throughout shift should they occur;
2. Administers routine oral, topical and suppository medications as prescribed by the physician. Document same on MAR;
3. Administers prn medications as prescribed by the physician, as directed by the licensed nurse. Documents samon MAR;
4. Maintains medication supply, assists with ordering of new medications, reorders existing medications and restocks medicine carts as needed;
5. Recognizes the significance and is able to perform accurate vital sign monitoring when indicated by drug therapy;
6. Maintainscurrent knowledge base regarding any medication he/she administers. Investigates/looksup unknown medications before administration;
7. Checks all first doses against physician order sheet; does not administer medication based on verbal order of nurse;
8. Prepares, administers and charts oral, topical and suppository medication as prescribed by physician;
9. Processes physician's orders to ensure proper administration;
10. Orders medications, as indicated by doctor's orders;
11. Participates in the completion of treatments of customers as directed by a Licensed Nurse;
12. Notes and reports any unusual conditions, emerencysituations, or difficulties with medication to the Licensed Nurse;
13. Cleans medication treatment carts and medicine room;
14. Stocks medicine room;
15. Performs Certified Nursing Assistant duties as needed;
16.

Puts Customer Service First:
Ensures that customers and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights;
17. Performs other duties as requested.
ACM1 Qualifications : SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/

VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

1. A Certified Medicine Aide (C.M.A.) has the qualifications of a Certified Nursing Assistant with one year of experience in nursing and has completed a state-approvedmedicine course with a passing grade.

Job Open Until:
November 01, 2014

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