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Certified Medication Aide (CMA) Full and Part-time Positions Available Print
Employer: Trail Ridge Senior Living
Employment Type: FT/PT

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Check out Trail Ridge Senior Living Community! Competitive salaries and full benefits for employees working 30 or more hours a week.


As a Certified Medication/Nurse Assistant, do you feel like you made a difference in someone’s life today?  At Trail Ridge Senior Living Community, we make a difference in the lives of those we serve by cultivating and practicing compassion every day.  Join our team in a beautiful facility with a home-like atmosphere, including a pool and fitness center that are available to staff. 


Must currently have a valid South Dakota Certified Medication Assistant (CMA) license (or equivalent) to be eligible for this position.



Examples of duties performed in this position include, but are not limited to: 1) dispensing oral medication and providing treatments under the direction of a licensed nurse; 2) performing routine nursing care duties such as taking temperature and blood pressure; 3) assisting residents with personal care to include bathing, shaving, dressing, toileting, and related hygiene; 4) assisting residents with  activities, events and outings; 5) observing residents for choking, seizures, fluid output, temperature change or skin irritations; 6) distributing meal trays and assisting residents in eating/drinking; 7) documenting activities of daily living (e.g. food/liquid intake, behavior changes, injuries) and related medication records; and 8) performing housekeeping tasks such as replacing linens on beds and cleaning resident rooms. 



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • CPR (preferred but not required);

  • Medication storage in a residential setting;

  • basic medical documentation/recordkeeping, including but not limited to missed medications, errors and when medication is accidentally dropped


Skill to:

  • measure and comprehend certain quantities;

  • observe and document response to medications;

  • operate a computer; and

  • read, write, speak, and understand the English language to communicate with all residents.


Ability to: 

  • display high standards of ethical conduct;

  • treat others courteously and is responsive to their needs;

  • work cooperatively with others and promote a friendly work climate in order to achieve shared goals;

  • listen attentively to others and clearly convey information and ideas (both verbally and in writing);

  • attends to all details of assignments and complete work properly, accurately, and thoroughly;

  • exercise sound judgment when making decisions and take prompt, decisive action; and

  • set priorities, schedule activities, acquire resources, and monitor progress to ensure the successful completion of projects and assignments.





Contact Information

Trail Ridge Senior Living

Other Information

Category(s): Health Care - Pharmacy, Nonprofit - Social Services, Healthcare
Industry: Healthcare / Health Services
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
Closing Date: 1/29/2019
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