Advanced Certified Medication Aide

Lawton, OK

Posted: 10/04/2022 Job Number: 21969928 Pay Rate ($): 22.0

Job Description

Staff Today Inc. (STI) is currently seeking a Advanced Certified Medication Aide to work at a facility in Lawton, OK.  These are registry positions with our company Staff Today Inc.

Shifts Available:
(8 hour shifts only)
  • 0630-1500- every other weekend, 5 days a week
  • 1430-2300- every other weekend, 5 days a week
  • 2230-0700- One Sun-Thur & one Tue-Sat
 (12 hour day shifts)
  • 0630-1900
(12 hour night shifts)
  • 1830-0700

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 environment

Minimum 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.

Certifications:
  • Respiratory
  • Glucose Monitoring
  • Insulin Admin
  • Gastro 

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 Staff Today Inc. At (800) 928-5561 and ask to speak with Issac Monday-Friday (08: 30 AM - 05: 00 PM PST).



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