Certified Medicine Aide(CMA) - Full-Time (BM#744)
- 13801 York Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030, USA
Join our caring and compassionate team that make up the fabric of our community. As part of the Quaker values Broadmead appreciates the contribution of every individual employee. To reflect this, Broadmead offers competitive wages and generous benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid leave, and retirement plans.
This is a Full-Time (40 hrs.) position. 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Week 1 - Monday-Thu and Saturday
Week 2 - Sunday-Monday and Wednesday-Friday
Under the supervision of a licensed nurse, provides delegated technical resident care and assists with shift routines including accurately administering and documenting medications. The incumbent will accurately administer documents, medications ordered by medical staff. Will performs all tasks as indicated within the Geriatric Nursing Assistant’s job description. The CMA performs various resident care activities and related services essential to caring for personal needs and comfort of residents. The CMA must be able to care for adult and geriatric patients. The CMA functions may not exceed standards of practice as accorded by certification.
Administers resident medications according to Broadmead’s policies and procedures without significant errors
Administers medication with knowledge of action, route of administration, side effects and contraindications
Administers medications to the assigned residents within the timeframe noted in nursing care policies and procedures
Administers prescribed routine oral, topical, suppositories and optic medications as ordered by the physician
Maintains accurate medication administration records as per established procedures; signs of medication as they are given
Performs pulse and blood pressure measurements, and documents in MAR as needed prior to medication administration and reports and changes to the charge nurse
Gives complete reports to charge nurse as needed during the day and at the end of the shift
Provides safe, direct physical care of the resident and follows established safety precautions in the performance of all duties (including use of mechanical lift with 2 persons at all times)
Performs documentation timely and accurately on flow sheets and other applicable forms of all delegated and routine care activities
Maintains clean, safe and orderly resident environment by keeping the area clean and disposing of soiled, contaminated items
Provides for overall protection of residents and facility by carefully adhering to Standard Precautions and practices and all other infection control policy and procedures
Reports malfunctioning, broken, or hazardous equipment or conditions to the nurse and/or maintenance
Obtains and records accurately vital signs, intake and output, and weights as ordered
Assists residents in activities of daily living
Assists nurses, physicians and other interdisciplinary team members by preparing residents for specific procedures/treatments/activities
Makes rounds on assigned residents every 2 hours and as needed for the purpose of identifying resident needs such as turning and positioning and checking for continence status
Answers call lights in a timely manner
Responsible for having residents up, dressed, toileted and ready for all appointments including but not limited to medical appointments, therapy, daily therapeutic recreation programs
Cleans utility rooms, pantry and all other work areas when needed or as assigned
Insures optimal clinical care of residents by carefully following nursing procedures
High school diploma or equivalent
Successful completion of Certified Nursing Assistant and Geriatric Nursing Assistant course approved by the state of Maryland
Certificate from and approved Medicine Aide course in the state of Maryland
Ability to hear, see and speak adequately (with or without accommodations) to perform the essential functions of the job
Ability to perform repetitive movement actions including walking, standing and sitting for long periods of time to adequately perform the essential functions of the job
Ability to be able to lift a minimum for 50 pounds
Ability to work in inside environmental conditions
Must be able to move throughout the work day in response to needs of residents and unit
- Must be able to cope with interruptions, be flexible and a team player
Dependability and Initiative Expectations
Reports to work each day on time and as scheduled.
Participates in appropriate in-service education, meeting State in-service requirements.
Actively participates in required meetings, arriving on time unless prior arrangements have been made.
Takes initiative in performing job as evidenced by offering new ideas solutions, informing supervisor of potential problems/hazards, using time, equipment, and supplies efficiently, assuming extra duties willingly, and participating in educational programs to keep abreast of new developments, procedures, and technologies.
Complies with organization’s policies and procedures.
Customer Service Expectations
Agrees to abide by the CSI (Customer Service Initiative) guidelines as outlined in the CSI Training Program.
Corporate Compliance Expectations
Agrees to abide by the Standard of Community Excellence during my employment at Broadmead.
Responsible for reporting any alleged or suspected violation of the Standards of Community Excellence.
- Adheres to the Organizations Policies & Procedures covering Privacy and Security in Compliance with HIPAA regulations.