Consulate Health Care Certified Medication Aide - NC in Lincolnton, North Carolina
Job ID 90552
Position Location US-NC-Lincolnton
Facility Name Cardinal Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
Job Category CNA
Position Location : Street 931 North Aspen Street
Position Location : Zip 28092-2113
Position Status FT is 35+ HOURS WK
Certified Mediation Aide - NC
As a Certified Medication Aide, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. You are responsible for preparing and administering medications to residents following established procedures.
Verifies identity of resident receiving medication and records name of drug, dosage, and time of administration on specified forms.
Clarifies any order or treatment regimen believed to be inaccurate, ineffective or contraindicated by consulting with supervisory nurse. Notifies supervisor when making the decision not to administer.
Takes and records vital signs upon administration of medications when required.
Orders and re-orders medications in compliance with federal and state regulations.
Maintains neat, clean, and orderly medication room and cart. Takes appropriate precautions to make sure residents / patient do not have access to medications other than those prescribed.
Completes required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
Ensure effective interactions with patients and families.
Ensure compliance with resident’s rights policies.
Attend and participate in care team conferences or meetings as directed by supervisor.
Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
Act in compliance with Consulate, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
Adhere to facility policies and procedures and participate in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
Participate in in-service education sessions.
Demonstrate care and compassion in every interaction.
Education and Experience
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, or experience as required by state regulations.
Completed 24 hour training program provided by NC Board of Nursing
Passed a State-administered competency exam
Completed Clinical skills validation (Medication Administration)- must be completed by a registered nurse