Certified Medication Aide
Employment Type: Full-Time
Maxim Healthcare Services is hiring for Certified Medication Aides to perform duties as delegated by a Licensed Nurse.
Responsibilities: Administers and accurately records the administration of medications for patients as prescribed by the physician. This includes liquid medications, eye drops and ointments, ear drops, topical medications, and various types of injections. Obtains, records and reports patient vital signs as indicate during the administration of medications Observes records and reports any symptoms and conditions of the patients' that could be related to medication reactions, adverse drug reactions or medication side effects. Seeks clarification on any medication orders that are unclear or incomplete. Stores medications in a safe and accurate manner in accordance with the policies and procedures of the facility/client. Adheres to all federal/state regulations regarding the safe storage and handling of medications. Maintain complete and accurate medical records in compliance with the rules and regulation of all regulatory agencies Routinely inspects, cleans and monitors equipment and supplies to ensure patient safety. Reports all equipment or supply issues to the appropriate site supervisor Demonstrates awareness of proper infection control practice by using Universal Precautions May assist with general clerical duties. Reports all patient and work place incidents immediately to Maxim Adheres to all Maxim and worksite rules, policies and procedures Other Certified Medication Aide duties as assigned
Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent, strongly preferred Successful completion of course work necessary to obtain certification as a Certified Medication Aide preferred. Valid Certified Medication Aide state certification or license if required One (1) one year experience as a medication aide preferred Knowledge of safe medication administration Ability to work a flexible work schedule that may include day, evening and night shifts. Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements Current BLS card. Successfully pass all Maxim screening exams with a score of 80% or greater. Must meet Maxim's pre-employment screening requirements. Current physical exam, if required by state regulations or Certified Medication Aide contract specifications. Current TB test or chest x-ray.
Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits: Competitive pay & weekly paychecks Health, dental, vision, and life insurance 401(k) savings plan Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry. Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
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