Title

Certified Medication Aide 


Category Nursing Support  

Description

Overview

The Certified Medication Aide (CMA) is responsible for all aspects of medication administration within the scope of his/her certification and under the supervision and direction of a Registered Nurse.

Education and Experience

The candidate must be a High School graduate or equivalent, with a minimum of one (1) year related experience in a medical environment. The candidate must have current CPR Certification, and be certified as a Medicine Technician before practicing in the state of where employment is being sought.

The CMA will also complete the Conmed Employee Orientation and Training for the Facility and will be trained regarding HIPAA Regulations and the confidentially of the patients and medical records and documents within the Medical Unit to ensure compliance with patients' rights.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Preparing and administering prescribed medications to patients under the supervision of a licensed RN, and in compliance with all Facility policies and procedures, Board of Nursing, and Pharmacy Board rules and regulations governing the administration and documentation of medication.

2. Adhering to all Facility policies and procedures, Board of Nursing, and Pharmacy Board rules and regulation regarding the administration and documentation of narcotic medications.

3. Performing medication administration responsibilities while adhering to all safety principles.

4. Documenting administration of medication on the Medication Administration Record (MAR).

5. Documenting medications not administered on the MAR, and the reason for not being administered.

6. Adhering to proper infection control techniques during the medication administration process, including the incorporation of universal precautions when indicated.

7. Recognizing and adhering to the six (6) rights of medication administration.

8. Participating in data collection, medication audits, and other performance improvement activities related to medication administration.

9. Providing other direct patient care activities within the scope of the CMA certification

10. Reporting any adverse patient medication reactions immediately to a supervisor.

11. Reordering and replacing medications and medication administration supplies, as needed, to perform routine job responsibilities.

12. Ens  


Position Requirements  

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Shift Various Shifts  

Position Certified Medication Aide  

Number of Openings 2  

Number Filled 0  

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  

Open Date 4/15/2014  

Location Sedgwick County Detention Center  

About the Organization  


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