CMA positions in our Simpson Health Center

CMA positions in our Simpson Health Center

Part Time
Simpson Health Center
Posted 1 month ago

Certified Medication Aide – Simpson Health Center 

Purpose of the Position

To prepare an individual to safely administer no n-parenteral medications to any person served in nursing facilities and related areas.


  • Administer medication under the supervision of a licensed nurse (unless otherwise allowed by law).
  • Use the medication administration record (MAR) to administer and record medications given to the resident.
  • Administer medications following the six rights of drug administration.
  • Know, or look up, medication information for its intended use, side effects, interactions and how to administer it properly.
  • Administer PRN medications, as directed by the licensed nurse.
  • Follow policies to ensure the prevention of medication errors. If a medication error does occur, follow the correct reporting policy for investigation.
  • Report all signs, symptoms, side effects or adverse reactions to the medication immediately to the nurse on duty.
  • Respond appropriately to all emergency situations with a resident.
  • Measure, report and record measurements as related to the ordered medications. 

.Minimum Requirements

  • Education: Level of education to communicate effectively.  Must be willing to complete cross training to complete versatile assigned work tasks.
  • Licensure: Must be a certified medication aide or willing to become certified.
  • Experience: Working in aging related environments, direct care, with some housekeeping or dining experience preferred.



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Posted on August 18, 2023
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