Certified Medication Aide CMA

The Hillcrest of North Dallas - Dallas, TX2.0

30+ days ago
The Hillcrest of North Dallas

18648 Hillcrest Road

Dallas, TX 75252

Phone # 972-517-7771

About the Position:
Working in long-term care provides an opportunity unique from all other types of health care facilities. Unlike nursing in other settings, long term care provides the opportunity to practice truly holistic nursing care while fostering a lasting connection between nurses, patients, and their families. It requires a special kind of nursing professional; one with compassion, patience, dedication, and true commitment to improving the health and lives of patients at a delicate time in their lives. The Certified Medication Aide works in harmony with the nursing staff, ensuring that patients get the medications they need to improve their health and lives. If you are a Certified Medication Aide with a true passion for patient care and compassion for others, apply today

Position Summary:
The Certified Medication Aide is primarily responsible for preparing and administering oral, nasal, eye, ear, and topical medications in accordance with facility policies and procedures and state law. With the supervision of a Registered or Licensed Nurse, the Certified Medication Aide will also perform various direct patient care activities within the long-term care environment.

Qualifications:
Ideal candidate must be a caring individual dedicated to providing high quality care to residents in our care
Must possess a current Certified Nursing Assistant certificate valid in the state of – __
Must possess a current, state approved Medication Administration certificate valid in the state of - ____
1+ years of experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a long term care environment preferred
Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Vision must be adequate to read medication labels.
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English Language
Able to react to emergency situations appropriately when required.
Must be able to relate information concerning a patient/resident’s condition.

Benefits:
Our full time team members are valued and offered a robust and comprehensive benefit package which includes:

Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts
Life Insurance Coverage
Short and Long-Term Disability Options
Tuition Reimbursement & Nursing Loan Repayment Programs
401 (k) Savings Plan
Paid Time Off
DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
MetLife Auto and Home Insurance - employee discount available
Helping Friends Foundation
Employee Assistance Plan
Ticket Monster Perks - entertainment ticket discounts
Purchasing Power - online purchase/payroll deduction
In-facility education programs and more!
  • Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/H/V. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.
Req. ID:005831 | 90946 - The Hillcrest of North Dallas