Certified Medication Assistant (CMA) - Lawrence Area
Company: Interim Healthcare Lawrence
Posted on: September 17, 2022
Certified Medication Assistant (CMA) - Lawrence Area
Pay Rate: $18.00 per hour
re you looking for a flexible job that is rewarding? -- -Are you a
CMA in the Lawrence area? Local family business Interim Healthcare
of Lawrence is looking for CMA's that want to join our growing
team!-- -This position would be in our -- -facilities in the local
Lawrence area. If you are interested in this position & an Interim
Career, apply today - we would love to talk with you!-- -
The Certified Medication Aide is responsible for the tasks of
personal care and incidental activities of daily living for
patients of all ages in inpatient facilities such as hospitals,
nursing homes and other institutions. Performs care and delegated
tasks as directed by the nursing plan of care and/or supervisor as
permitted by policies and procedures of the facility and allowed
under state law/regulation.
The Stehley Family has locally owned and operated Interim
Healthcare in the State of Kansas for 42 years. Interim Healthcare
of Topeka, Manhattan, and Lawrence is the only agency in these
areas that offers the full continuum of care - which consists of
Home Health, Hospice, Private Duty, and Staffing Services. Our
Mission Statement is 'We Improve People's Lives', and that is the
core of what we believe in here at Interim Healthcare. If you are
looking to join a company that is growing & has a family culture,
this may be the job you have been looking for!-- -Nationally,
Interim HealthCare has been providing great jobs to great people
for over 50 years and there are more than 300 offices across the
country. That kind of stability combined with our commitment to
integrity makes us your perfect career partner.
-- --- - Locally Owned And Operated
-- --- - Health Coverage (If Full-Time Status)
-- --- - Dental Coverage
-- --- - Vision Coverage
-- --- - Flexible Assignment to fit your Needs
-- --- - Competitive Salary and Benefits
-- --- - Paid Holidays
-- --- - Life Insurance
-- --- - 401k
-- --- - Free Education Courses
-- --- - Provides for patient--------s personal hygiene, grooming,
and comfort needs, i.e., toileting and elimination, baths,
backrubs, shampoos, shaves, bed baths, tub baths or showers, skin
and nail care, and oral hygiene.
-- --- - Certified medication aides administer medication to
patients per doctors-------- prescriptions, observing correct times
to dispense these medications. This includes dispensing oral,
topical, and other types of medication.
-- --- - Certified medication aides supervise patients as they
administer their own medication, ensuring that all prescriptions
are taken properly and that dosage instructions are followed. CMAs
also observe patients, noting any changes to their appearance or
behavior, and answer questions about medications from patients and
-- --- - Promotes a safe environment during care.
-- --- - Utilizes infection control measures such as hand washing
and use of personal protective equipment.
-- --- - Observes and reports the condition of patient/client to
the appropriate supervisor.
-- --- - Works in a team environment to effectively deliver the
care and assistance to patients and staff.
-- --- - Assists with ambulation, transfers and range of motion
-- --- - Performs patient-related procedures such as but not
limited to: measuring and documenting intake and output; blood
glucose monitoring; urine specimen collections; measurements of
vital signs; and weight.
-- --- - Administers non-medicated enemas, non-sterile dressings,
surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic
-- --- - Safely applies and monitors the safe use of physical
restraints as directed.
-- --- - Transports patients and equipment within the facility as
-- --- - Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
-- --- - May have access to personal health information
(-------PHI----- -) necessary to fulfill the above duties and
responsibilities.-- - Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is
further defined by each organization/department.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
-- --- - Must be 18 years of age.
-- --- - High School diploma or equivalent and successful
completion of Nursing Assistant course and Nurse Assistant
certification as required by state in which employed.
-- --- - A student RN in the last year of school or an unlicensed
RN/LPN/LVN graduate may be eligible for employment as a Nurses Aide
as allowable under state law/regulation.
-- --- - One (1) year experience in a comparable job classification
and/or as required by contracted facility.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:-- -
-- --- - Pass criminal and abuse background checks, when required
by the State(s) in which employed.
-- --- - Able to communicate with all levels of clinical and
-- --- - Able to read and interpret technical instructions; use
vision and hearing to observe the patient.
-- --- - Requires hand-eye coordination and fine motor function
necessary to assist in the operation of patient care equipment.
-- --- - Evidence of current CPR/BLS training for infants, children
-- --- - Able to provide COVID-19 Vaccination Documentation
-- --- - Able to provide proof of a valid driver--------s license,
-- --- - Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if
assignment(s) include driving own vehicle.
-- --- - Meets applicable health requirements to provide patient
care, as appropriate.
Working Conditions & Physical Effort:-- -
-- --- - Work is normally performed in clinics, schools, hospitals,
nursing homes, patient homes or occupational settings.
-- --- - Work environment involves frequent exposure to
communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens and/or potentially
infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require
following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of
protective equipment (e.g. face masks, goggles, latex and or
-- --- - Requires normal, correctable vision and hearing.
-- --- - Ability to stretch, bend, stoop, twist, stand, sit, walk,
reach and climb stairs.
-- --- - Medium physical activity that may require constant
lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs.
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