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Certified Medicine Aide
ORONO ME 04473
Category: Health Care Industry
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-85536593

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  Job posted:   Thu Mar 8, 2018
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Certified Medicine Aide
Orono Commons has C.N.A.M position Part Time Come Join our team !

POSITION SUMMARY: To provide the administration of medicines based on current state regulations.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1. Receives report at the beginning of shift with nurses. Reports any observations concerning customer condition, emergency situations or difficulties with medications to the supervising nurse throughout shift should they occur;

2. Administers routine oral, topical and suppository medications as prescribed by the physician. Document same on MAR;

3. Administers prn medications as prescribed by the physician, as directed by the licensed nurse. Documents same on MAR;

4. Maintains medication supply, assists with ordering of new medications, reorders existing medications and restocks medicine carts as needed;

5. Recognizes the significance and is able to perform accurate vital sign monitoring when indicated by drug therapy;

6. Maintains current knowledge base regarding any medication he/she administers. Investigates/looks up unknown medications before administration;

7. Checks all first doses against physician order sheet; does not administer medication based on verbal order of nurse;

8. Prepares, administers and charts oral, topical and suppository medication as prescribed by physician;

9. Processes physician's orders to ensure proper administration;

10. Orders medications, as indicated by doctor's orders;

11. Participates in the completion of treatments of customers as directed by a Licensed Nurse;

12. Notes and reports any unusual conditions, emergency situations, or difficulties with medication to the Licensed Nurse;

13. Cleans medication treatment carts and medicine room;

14. Stocks medicine room;

15. Performs Certified Nursing Assistant duties as needed;

16. Puts Customer Service First: Ensures that customers and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights;

17. Performs other duties as requested.

For more information contact Joanne Spencer at 207-866-0532 ext 737 or Joanne.spencer@genesishcc.com

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SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A Certified Medicine Aide (C.M.A.) 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.

Genesis HealthCare is an EO Employer- Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

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