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Certified Medication Associate (CMA)

Company: Green Hills Retirement Community
Location: Ames
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Classification: Part-Time & Full-TimeSalary Range: $17.50 - $18.50Applications are processed on a weekly basis.WHO ARE WE?Come join our dedicated team at Green Hills Community, a Top Workplace for two years in a row! Green Hills Community sits on a beautiful green 30-acre campus in a relaxed natural wooded setting minutes from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Since 1986, Green Hills has been addressing the growing needs of the retiring and senior communities. Today, Green Hills is one of two retirement communities in Iowa managed by Life Care Services (LCS), the nation's leading developer and manager of senior living communities. We continually strive to create an environment of trust and transparency by helping employees find a sense of purpose in their job and achieve their highest potential while providing hospitality to those who work and live at Green Hills.ABOUT THE ROLE:This position assists with the administration of medications under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse; provides care as assigned by the charge nurse and does appropriate charting on each resident to create a flow of continuing care; follows safety procedures and keeps the charge nurse informed of all relevant resident information through close observation.YOU ARE EXCITED ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY BECAUSE YOU WILL---

  • Safely prepare, administer, and chart medications.
  • Follow community administration protocol.
  • Perform accurate pulse and blood pressure to recognize their significance in drug therapy.
  • Administer PRN medication, both non-legend drugs (without prior permission) and legend drugs (with permission from charge nurse on duty).
  • Apply ointments and creams as well as administer eye drops, ear drops, and nose sprays as directed.WE ARE EXCITED ABOUT YOU BECAUSE YOU---
    • Successfully completed a state-approved nursing assistant program and a state-approved Medication Aide course.
    • Maintain registration on the state registry.
    • Have a valid driver's license.
    • Can perform simple arithmetic.
    • Will be able to pass a drug screen and state background check.WE VALUE OUR EMPLOYEES AND SHOW APPRECIATION THROUGH---
      • Scholarships and Educational Assistance Programs, because we value the development of our team members and promoting from within.
      • Extraordinary Reward Points, because we value recognizing and appreciating our employees for their hard work.
      • Our comprehensive benefits, because we value health and wellness for you and your family.
      • A Monthly All-Staff Meet n' Eat, because we value a strong company culture that creates camaraderie between departments.
      • Various Employee-led Committees, because we value employee engagement and making your voice heard.
      • Uniform Allowances, because we value the work you do every day and want to help equip you to do your job to your best ability.
      • Shift Differentials for 3rd Shift and Weekend Packages, because we appreciate our night and weekend team members.
      • A Free and Confidential Employee Assistance Program, because we understand that life happens.If you have any questions about this job posting, please call us at (515) 357-5000 or email us at HR@GreenHillsRC.com.

Keywords: Green Hills Retirement Community, Ames , Certified Medication Associate (CMA), Other , Ames, Iowa

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