Certified Medication Aide CMA
at Fundamental

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

Job Description

Restore Health Rehabilitation Center

4615 Einstein Place

White Plains, MD 20695

P: 240-448-2000

F: 301-638-0564

 

Full Time: 7am-3pm

 

About the Position:

Working in long-term care provides an opportunity unique from all other types of health care facilities. Unlike nursing in other settings, long term care provides the opportunity to practice truly holistic nursing care while fostering a lasting connection between nurses, patients, and their families.  It requires a special kind of nursing professional; one with compassion, patience, dedication, and true commitment to improving the health and lives of patients at a delicate time in their lives. The Certified Medication Aide works in harmony with the nursing staff, ensuring that patients get the medications they need to improve their health and lives. If you are a Certified Medication Aide with a true passion for patient care and compassion for others, apply today

Position Summary:

The Certified Medication Aide is primarily responsible for preparing and administering oral, nasal, eye, ear, and topical medications in accordance with facility policies and procedures and state law. With the supervision of a Registered or Licensed Nurse, the Certified Medication Aide will also perform various direct patient care activities within the long-term care environment. 

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate must be a caring individual dedicated to providing high quality care to residents in our care
  • Must possess a current Certified Nursing Assistant certificate valid in the state of Maryland
  • Must possess a current, state approved Medication Administration certificate valid in the state of Maryland
  • 1+ years of experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant in a long term care environment preferred
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Vision must be adequate to read medication labels.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English Language
  • Able to react to emergency situations appropriately when required.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a patient/resident’s condition.

 

Benefits:

Our full time team members are valued and offered a robust and comprehensive benefit package which includes: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Nursing Loan Repayment Programs
  • 401 (k) Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • MetLife Auto and Home Insurance - employee discount available
  • Helping Friends Foundation
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Ticket Monster Perks - entertainment ticket discounts
  • Purchasing Power - online purchase/payroll deduction
  • In-facility education programs and more!

*Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/H/V. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.

Req. ID:005559 | 90496 - Restore Health Rehabilitation Center

Job Snapshot

About Us

Fundamental Administrative Services, LLC is proud to serve its client facilities. Each facility strives to create a caring work environment that supports growth and encourages personal success with every opportunity.

Our client facilities have invested in programs that promote quality care by supporting staff. These support programs are designed to enhance the experiences of both patients and employees. Our client facilities understand that caregivers can make a world of difference in the lives of patients and their families. Each facility wants their team to be as skilled and motivated as possible in order to create a positive experience for its employees. Each facility’s leadership provides continuous educational opportunities and training, management tools, and career development programs. Some of these programs are highlighted below:

Your Choice 365:

A culture change in skilled nursing from a task-oriented, hospital-like environment to one that is more centered around an individual’s needs. The culture envisioned is one where each person’s capabilities and individualities are affirmed and developed. A true improvement of quality of life. Learn how you can become part of this exciting culture change in long term care.

Programs to nurture staff’s professional growth in the healthcare setting. The readily available resources for staff to continue their education coupled with a supportive approach to supervision, teamwork and recognition.

Professional Development:

Education programs for every staff member are offered – to sharpen your current skills or be able to gain new skills. Education programs include Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Computer Software Application classes, public speaking and many more. Additionally, tuition reimbursement programs are offered for those staff members who wish to continue their education (certain requirements must be met)

Guardian Angel Program:

The Guardian Angel program is focused on providing excellence in caregiving while simultaneously, providing superior customer service to internal and external customers. The Guardian Angel Program connects a staff member to each patient to provide extra attention and support, focusing on quality of life.

Orientation Program/Quick-Start:

An in-depth orientation program developed for various facility employees including Directors of Nursing, Nurse Assessment Coordinators, Charge Nurses, Staff Nurses, Nurse Aides, Rehabilitation Staff, Dietary Professionals, Directors of Admissions, Staff Development and Infection Control Nurses. The goal of this program is to help new staff adjust to the expectations and routines of their position, and to ensure they are aware of all resources available to them.