Avamere

  • Certified Medication Aide/CMA

    Category
    CNA/CMA
    Shift
    Evening
    Hours
    Full-Time
    Union Position
    No
    Location
    Avamere Rehab at Fiesta Park
    Address
    8820 Horizon Boulevard NE
    City
    Albuquerque
    State
    NM
    Zip
    87113
  • Overview

     

     

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    Certified Medication Aide/CMA

    Full-Time Evening (2pm-10pm) Shift Available

     

      Avamere Rehab at Fiesta Park

    8820 Horizon Boulevard
    Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113

    505-998-1551

     

     

    The primary responsibility of this position is to assist in the administering of medication to residents.

    Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

    • Administer medications to residents as ordered and under the direction of the attending physician.
    • Administer medications in accordance with established nursing standards, policies, procedures and practices of this facility, and requirements of the state.
    • Accurately and safely prepare, administer and document the oral and/or topical medications ordered for a resident.
    • Complete necessary forms, charts and reports in a timely matter.
    • Ensure that all medications administered are properly labeled, returned and reordered.
    • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
    • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.

     

    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Must be a licensed Certified Medication Aide in this state.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
    • Knowledge of the meaning and usage of common medical abbreviations, symbols and terms relative to the administration of medications.
    • Ability to accurately measure, record and report the vital signs of a resident.
    • Effectively communicate necessary resident information to Charge Nurses, Director of Nursing and/or Administrator.

    Facility Information

    As a part of the Avamere Family of Companies, we embrace our mission “to enhance the life of everyone we serve.” Being a part of Avamere provides us with comprehensive clinical resources such as therapy, home health, and hospice care to best serve our Independent and Assisted Living residents.  The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients and residents.

     

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