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Christian Horizons Certified Medication Aide - CMA in Council Bluffs, Iowa

BE PART OF SOMETHING MORE

At Risen Son Christian Village, a part of Christian Horizons, you'll find a rewarding place to work with the satisfaction that comes from living your purpose and making a real difference in the lives of others. You’ll find an incredible spirit in our community. It’s in the smiles of our residents and the dedication of our associates. It inspires all who share our mission – from chefs and managers to nurses, housekeepers and chaplains. Remarkable people work here and there's a place here for you.

Founded in 1962, our God-centered mission continues today. Our mission is to cultivate a compassionate and positive environment where living means thriving, where residents live life abundantly.

OPPORTUNITY

We are looking for a compassionate and talented CMA to join our nursing staff in our team approach to providing exceptional care to our residents.

WE OFFER

  • Competitive Wages including Shift Differentials

  • NAHCA Membership (National Association of Health Care Assistants)

  • PathwayPay (daily pay) – Get your pay, when you need it.

  • Preceptor Program

  • Consistent Assignments

  • Generous PTO Program

  • Health (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Life (employer paid), Short & Long Term Disability, Group Accident, and Critical Illness

  • 403(b) & Flex Spending

  • Employee Assistant Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Discounts and Other Perks

  • To prepare and administer safely and document regularly prescribed oral, rectal, optical, nasal, otic, and topical medications to Resident.

  • To administer PRN drugs as needed, when authorized by a licensed nurse.

  • Injectable medications must always be given by a licensed nurse.

  • To display ability in observing and reporting drug reactions and side effects of drugs commonly given in the nursing facility.

  • To demonstrate knowledge that the telephone or verbal orders may never be accepted by a MEDICATION ASSISTANT.

  • To understand and to demonstrate knowledge and ability in realizing that appropriate vital signs will be taken and recorded as required before administering certain drugs.

  • To demonstrate knowledge in using the PDR or other appropriate drug references.

  • To maintain an awareness of all regarding incidents involving medication errors.

  • To demonstrate initiative and responsibility for checking physician's orders against medication forms and against medication cards. NOT to assume responsibility of transferring orders.

  • To display an awareness of cleanliness and proper maintenance of all drugs and to maintain a clean working environment. To clean and leave the medication cart fully stocked.

  • To maintain a locked medication room and or cart when unattended.

  • To make rounds with physician when necessary.

  • To direct nursing assistants as appropriate to maintain a safe and highs standard of care.

  • To perform other duties as described in the nursing assistant job description.

  • To assume responsibility in performing all other duties as directed in order to fulfill state and federal regulations and to comply with philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of Christian Horizons.

  • Must complete a state approved training program in medication administration. Education or training for re-certification will be done according to Federal and State regulations.

  • Current Certified Medication Aide (CMA) certification

  • Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification (preferred)

  • Must demonstrate good judgement in seeking guidance and supervision from licensed personnel.

  • Must perform duties as assigned according to nursing assistant job description.

Street: 3000 Risen Son Boulevard

ID: 2021-5507

External Company URL: www.christianhomes.org

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