Advanced Certified Medication Aide

Lexington, OK

Posted: 05/01/2024 Job Number: 24-05220 Pay Rate ($): 24.0

Job Description

Health 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 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.
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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