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Life Care Center of Sierra Vista: Certified Medication Aide (Cma) Lna/Med Tech

Life Care Center of Sierra Vista

This is a Contract position in Sierra Vista, AZ posted November 6, 2021.

Position Summary:The Certified Medication Aide delivers quality care to patients during the admission and readmission process in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:* Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent* Must be a graduate of a State approved CNA program* Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.* One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred* Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.* Must have successfully completed a State approved program and exam for Certified Medication AideSpecific Job Requirements:* Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action* Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility* Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department* Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation* Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.* Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information* Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures* Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance trainingEssential Functions:* Must be able to accurately and safely prepare, administer, store, and document the oral and/or topical medications that are commonly used in the facility as well as those which may be ordered by the attending physician* Must be able to assist in developing and implementing procedures to assess potential medication errors; when, where, and why they occur; and how they can be prevented.* Must be able to report medication errors immediately.* Must be able to ensure that no medication is administered without a written, signed, and dated order from an attending physician* Must be able to chart appropriately and in a timely manner* Must be able to perform CNA functions as directed by supervisor* Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients* Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients* Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance* Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment* Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team* Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours* Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English languageAn Equal Opportunity Employer