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Advanced Certified Medication Aide

Company: Staff Today Inc
Location: Lexington
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob DescriptionHealth Advocates Network is currently seeking a Advanced Certified Medication Aide to work at a facility in Lexington, OK. These are registry positions with our company.

Pay Rate: $24 / hour

Shifts Available:

  • 2 nd shift: 2p-10: 30pm . Job Responsibilities:
    • Provide patient care under direction of nursing staff
    • Record patient information such as vital signs, weight and changes in medical history
    • Update and maintain all client records
    • Assist nurse in maintaining medical inventory
    • Administer prescribed medications to patients
    • Sterilize and prepare medical tools and equipment
    • Maintain a clean and healthy environmentMinimum Qualifications:
      • At least one year (12 months) of previous working experience as a Advanced Certified Medication Aide
      • Must have up to date certification in the state of OK
      • CPR card issued by the American Heart Association
      • Ability to build rapport with patients
      • Compassionate and caring demeanor
      • Familiarity with medical terminology
      • Have knowledge of the English language in order to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;of public health services available to the community;of record keeping;of the techniques of interviewing, of basic nursing practices and techniques;of basic methods of sanitation and personal hygiene;of medical terminology;and of planning and organizing work assignments.
      • Ability is required to record observations and activities, to follow oral and written directions;to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;to apply basic nursing techniques;to monitor and direct the work of others;and to judge a situation accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
      • Have three years of experience in providing patient care;current certification in good standing by the Oklahoma Department of Health as a (CNA) Certified Nursing Aide and certification as a (CMA-A) Certified Medication Aide Advanced by the Oklahoma State Department of Health Typical Functions: The functions performed in this job family will vary by level, unit and organization, but may include the following:
        • Performs direct nursing tasks including taking vital signs, assisting with activities of daily living and hygiene needs, and obtaining certain lab specimens.
        • Charts observations and activities, reporting pertinent changes in the patient's condition.
        • Performs delegated or other specialized functions as educationally prepared.
        • Escorts patients to and from various destinations.
        • Assists in maintaining and providing a clean, safe environment.
        • Orders, receives and stores supplies and performs basic clerical functions.
        • Participates in follow-up activities and tracking clients, schedules appointments and performs other related tasks.
        • Provides case finding and recruitment of at-risk persons for comprehensive health services.If interested, please apply through this job post. You may send a copy of your most recent resume. If you have any questions, please feel free to call at (800) 928-5561 and ask to speak with Nancy Monday-Friday (08: 30 AM - 05: 00 PM PST)

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Keywords: Staff Today Inc, Norman , Advanced Certified Medication Aide, Other , Lexington, Oklahoma

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