CSIG Holding Company

Certified Medication Aide (CMA, MAC)

US-OH-Troy
Function
Healthcare

Overview

 

Certified Medication Aide (CMA, MAC)
StoryPoint Troy

 

 

Position Summary:
The Certified Medication Aide (CMA, MAC) is responsible for the administration of medications for residents, accurate record keeping, safe storage of medications, problem resolution and communication with residents and family. Provides resident care on occasion.

 

Required Experience for Certified Medication Aide (CMA, MAC):

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Medication Aide Certification required
  • Previous Healthcare, Geriatrics or experience working with the elderly population preferred.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 

 

Accountabilities for Certified Medication Aide (CMA, MAC):

  • Timely & Accountable Attendance: Upholding to work schedules, being ready to start work on time, remaining on the job for the whole duration of shift and limited use of time off.
  • Responsible communication with families: Communicating messages tactfully and timely with resident’s families and ensuring the message has been received and correctly understood.
  • Communicate resident changes immediately: Providing timely and detailed information to your Wellness Leader regarding any changes to a resident’s needs or care.

 

 

Other Key Responsibilities for Certified Medication Aide (CMA, MAC):

  • Administers and accurately records the administration of medications for residents as prescribed by the physician in accordance with established policies and procedures of StoryPoint and applicable state/federal regulations.
  • Observes, records and reports to the Nurse the symptoms and conditions of residents that could be related to medication interactions, adverse drug reactions or medication side effects.
  • Determines and records effectiveness of medications in a timely and accurate manner as required by state and federal regulations.
  • Stores medications in a safe and accurate manner in accordance with established policies and procedures of StoryPoint and applicable state/federal regulations.
  • Monitors medications to ensure adequate accountability measures are taken when medications are ordered, received into the community, administered and at change of shift as required by policies and procedures of Independence Village and applicable state/federal regulations.
  • Routinely inspects, cleans and monitors equipment and supplies to ensure resident safety. Reports any equipment or supply issues to the Nurse for correction or repair.
  • Obtains, records and reports vital signs as indicated during the administration of medications.
  • Demonstrates awareness of proper infection control practice by using Universal Precautions and following policies and procedures of StoryPoint, including OSHA’s Blood-borne Pathogen Standard and StoryPoint Exposure Control Plan.
  • As a Certified Medication Aide (CMA, MAC) you must communicate to residents, family, staff and others in accurate and factual manner and seeks clarification from or refers questions to Nurse when indicated.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

Serving is our Business

Connecting Seniors, Families and Communities

StoryPoint and Independence Village have over 35 years of experience working and living with seniors creating a deep understanding of their unique needs and desires. It’s this combination of technology, understanding, appreciation, and commitment that sets us apart and makes our culture so special for both our employees and our residents. Everyone in our communities commits to appreciating our residents as individuals who deserve to shine, every day.

 

We have comprehensive benefit packages that include health, dental, vision, 401(k), income protection, and extraordinary work-life benefits.

 

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

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