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Certified Medication Aide - Dunkirk

Performs duties as delegated by a licensed nurse.
Administers medications to patients as directed and documents the administration to the patient's medical record.
May assist with general clerical duties.
Responsibilities include:
o Administers and accurately records the administration of medications for patients as prescribed by the physician.
This includes liquid medications, eye drops and ointments, ear drops, topical medications, and various types of injections.
o Obtains, records and reports patient vital signs as indicate during the administration of medications o Observes records and reports any symptoms and conditions of the patients' that could be related to medication reactions, adverse drug reactions or medication side effects.
o Seeks clarification on any medication orders that are unclear or incomplete.
o Stores medications in a safe and accurate manner in accordance with the policies and procedures of the facility/client.
o Adheres to all federal/state regulations regarding the safe storage and handling of medications.
o Maintain complete and accurate medical records in compliance with the rules and regulation of all regulatory agencies o Routinely inspects, cleans and monitors equipment and supplies to ensure patient safety.
Reports all equipment or supply issues to the appropriate site supervisor o Demonstrates awareness of proper infection control practice by using Universal Precautions o Reports all patient and work place incidents immediately to Maxim o Adheres to all Maxim and worksite rules, policies and procedures o Other duties as assigned Qualifications include:
o High School Diploma or equivalent, strongly preferred o Successful completion of course work necessary to obtain certification as a CMA preferred.
o Valid CMA state certification or license if required o One (1) one year experience as a medication aide preferred o Knowledge of safe medication administration o Ability to work a flexible work schedule that may include day, evening and night shifts.
o Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements o Current BLS card.
o Successfully pass all Maxim screening exams with a score of 80% or greater.
o Must meet Maxim's pre-employment screening requirements.
o Current physical exam, if required by state regulations or contract specifications.
o Current TB test or chest x-ray.
Maxim employees are our greatest asset.
We offer the following
Benefits:
o Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance o 401k Program o Competitive Pay o Flexible Scheduling o Direct Deposito Positive Work Environment and Internal Bonuses o Travel Benefits (as applicable)o 24 hour on- call serviceFinding the ideal job or opportunity isn't always an easy task.
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we strive to make life a little easier by matching your career preferences and skills with rewarding assignments in your area.
Whether you're looking for full-time, part-time, or per diem opportunities, we provide career opportunities in nearly every segment of the healthcare market.
At Maxim, we are committed to giving our caregivers the training and resources needed to provide compassionate care and enhance your career.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, and population health and wellness services across the United States.
Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
A career with Maxim offers you flexible hours that fit your lifestyle, personalized service from our office staff, rewarding assignments, and so much more.
Our comprehensive benefits include competitive pay, health, vision, dental and life insurance.
Our employees also receive weekly pay checks and ongoing professional training.
Employees have the opportunity to participate in our 401(k) savings program and Maxim's Caregiver award and recognition programs.
Maxim has been making a difference in the lives of our caregivers, employees, and patients for more than 25 years.
We invite you to experience the joy and satisfaction of working with Maxim Healthcare Services!EOE/AAERelated Keywords:
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