Position Type : Full Time - Permanent
Relocation Approved :
Recruiter : Miller6, Stephanie
Job Description :
Sandy River Center / Genesis HealthCare on the bank of the Sandy River ~ C N A. Fulltime positions
POSITION SUMMARY: To provide the administration of medicines based on current state regulations. RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES: Receives report at the beginning of shift with nurses. Reports any observations concerning resident condition, emergency situations or difficulties with medications to the supervising nurse throughout shift should they occur; Administers routine oral, topical and suppository medications as prescribed by the physician. Document same on MAR; Administers prn medications as prescribed by the physician, as directed by the licensed nurse. Documents same on MAR; Maintains medication supply, assists with ordering of new medications, reorders existing medications and restocks medicine carts as needed; Recognizes the significance and is able to perform accurate vital sign monitoring when indicated by drug therapy; Maintains current knowledge base regarding any medication he/she administers. Investigates/looks up unknown medications before administration; Checks all first doses against physician order sheet; does not administer medication based on verbal order of nurse; Prepares, administers, and charts oral, topical, and suppository medication as prescribed by physician; Processes physician's orders to ensure proper administration; Orders medications, as indicated by doctor's orders; Participates in the completion of treatments of residents as directed by a Licensed Nurse; Notes and reports any unusual conditions, emergency situations, or difficulties with medication to the Licensed Nurse; Cleans medication treatment carts and medicine room; Stocks medicine room; Performs Certified Nursing Assistant duties as needed; Puts Customer Service First: Ensures that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights; Performs other duties as requested. ACM1
Qualifications : SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A Certified Medicine Aide (CMA) has the qualifications of a Certified Nursing Assistant with one year of experience in nursing and has completed a state-approved medicine course with a passing grade.