CentraState Healthcare System

Certified Medication Aide

4 weeks ago
ID
2017-7691
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Applewood
Shift
Evening
Work Schedule
3P-11P

Overview

CentraState's mission is to enhance the health and well being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare. Our vision is to have an organization of caring professionals trusted as our community's healthcare system of choice for clinical excellence. We are dedicated to service excellence for our patients, residents, families and community. Compassion, sensitivity and integrity, for those we serve as well as those with whom we work, are essential. We are also committed to an environment that supports continuous quality improvement and positive change. This environment is enhanced by education that improves our individual and collective capabilities. We understand thatcooperation with individuals and institutions with whom we share common goals is integral to the fulfillment of our mission.

 

CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.

Responsibilities

As designated by the RN, administers medications in accordance with NJAC 8.36-9.3. Assists licensed nursing personnel in providing resident services by assisting residents with daily living activities, assisting with resident meals and maintaining the sanitation of residents living areas.

Qualifications

  • Completion of a medication administration course approved by the State Board of Nursing and State Department of Health and Senior Services 
  • High school graduate or equivalency required 
  • Additional training or experience as a nursing assistant Experience taking temperature, pulse and respiration is desirable 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for working with elderly

Physical Demands

Standing; Walking; Reaching at waist; Lifting/pushing or pulling up to or greater than 40 pounds; Typing; Filing; Bending; Climbing; Kneeling; Stooping; Reaching below waist and above shoulder; Sitting.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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