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Certified Medication Aide (MA-C)

Location: Dover
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Shift: 3p-11p or 11p-7a (part time or full time available)Wage Rate: Up to $20.75/hourGeneral Job Summary:The role of a MA-C is to assist the licensed nurse (RN/LPN) in providing safe and ethical care for residents. The MA-C will administer prescribed medications in accordance with the Ohio Administrative Code 4723-27 and company policy and procedure, and perform other delegated tasks allowed by state law.Scope of Job Tasks:Administers prescribed, routine medications and treatments as defined by state regulations in accordance with company policies and procedures.Observes residents for adverse reactions to medications and reports any concerns to the supervising nurse.Takes and records vital signs prior to administration of medications which could affect or change vital signs.Immediately documents the administration of medication in the resident's record.Administers PRN medications following nurse assessment and delegation.Communicates all deviations in the delegated medication administration to the nurse.Assists the nurse in providing care to residents, which includes observation and reporting of resident needs.Displays the title "Certified Medication Aide" at all times.Prepares and stores medications in accordance with instructions of the manufacturer or pharmacist.Maintains neat, clean, and orderly medication room(s) and medication cart(s).Follows federal, state, and company regulations to protect own health and that of others.Immediately reports all resident and workplace incidents to supervisor.Seeks guidance from the nurse as needed to perform tasks safely and efficiently.Respects residents' rights.Performs tasks in an ethical, legal, and caring manner.Protects confidential resident information.Requirements:Mus have an active Medication Aide Certification issued by the Ohio Board of Nursing. Must have basic communication skills and a willingness to learn and be taught by others. Must be able to read, write, and follow oral instructions. Other skills include:Customer ServiceEthical ConductPersonal CredibilityStress ManagementInfection ControlHealth Promotion MaintenanceCreating a Safe and Effective EnvironmentBest JudgmentPhysical Demands:This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, and kneeling. The employee must frequently lift or move objects weighing over 50 pounds.Responsibility For Confidential Matters:Works regularly with some information such as medical records or reports, information on computer screens or other electronic devices, and records that are restricted to the specific persons. Must comply with confidentiality policy.

Keywords: PARK VILLAGE HEALTH CARE CENTER, Canton , Certified Medication Aide (MA-C), Other , Dover, Ohio

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