Certified Medication Aide, CNA (New Wage Scale)

Employer
Sava Senior Care
Location
Glen Burnie, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
We're excited to announce a NEW WAGE SCALE INCREASE for our CNAs!It's a simple philosophy. We take care of the people who take care of our residents. What you do is more than a job - it's an incredible dedication to helping those who need you!We strive to offer our residents and staff a close knit, family environment.Competitive wageMedical, dental and vision Insurance as well as paid time offEmployee Rewards ProgramGenuine, friendly nursing staffCertified Medication Aide (CNA) - SummaryA certified nursing assistant (CNA) that has completed training to be certified to administer oral and external medications to residents under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed practical / vocational nurse. To be considered, you must have passed the Certified Nursing Assistant and Certified Medication Aide examination.Certified Medication Aide, CNA - Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesPrepares and administers medications to residents following established procedures.Verifies identity of resident receiving medication and records name of drug, dosage, and time of administration on specified forms or records.Clarifies any order or treatment regimen believed to be inaccurate, ineffective or contraindicated by consulting with appropriate licensed practitioner. Notifies supervisor when making the decision not to administer.Takes and records vital signs upon administration of medications when required.Orders and re-orders medications and returns all discharge medications for credit in compliance with federal and state regulations.Maintains neat, clean, and orderly medication room and cart. Takes appropriate precautions to make sure residents / patient do not have access to medications other than those prescribed.Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.Performs other duties as assigned. Certified Medication Aide, CNA - QualificationsMinimum high school diploma or equivalent, or experience as required by state regulations.Successful completion of a state approved course and is approved to administer oral and external medication. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.