Travel CMA - Certified Medication Assistant - Internal Travel Team - PRN
Company: Good Samaritan Society
Location: Myrtle Point
Posted on: November 22, 2021
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Christian environment. Facility: Remote NE (Mountain Time)
Location: City - Remote NE, NE Address: Shift: Varies Job Schedule:
PRN Weekly Hours: Varies Job Summary We are seeking to hire a
talented CMA to join our team as a Travel CMA! This is an
opportunity to work in various GSS locations providing care with
- Travel within 150 mile radius.
- Must have 6 months prior Long-Term-Care experience.
- Flexible Schedules with NO contract required.
- Competitive pay as well as mileage reimbursement.The Medication
Assistant (MA) serves as caregiver who provides resident-centered
nursing care and daily living assistance to assigned residents
under the supervision of a charge nurse. Knowledge of and delivers
age-appropriate care related to the physical and psychological
needs of the resident as per plan of care. Provides assistance with
basic health care needs including daily living activities that may
include, but are not limited to, bathing, toileting, grooming,
dressing/undressing, obtaining and recording vital signs, and
providing psycho-social support and other personal care to assigned
resident. May assist the resident in transferring, re-positioning,
and walking using correct and appropriate transfer techniques and
equipment and provides range of motion and passive exercises.
Completes tasks related to food preparation and dining, while
creating a positive dining experience for the resident. May assist
residents with meals and snacks; provide water and supplements as
appropriate. Administers prescribed medications as delegated by a
licensed nurse and within their scope of practice as defined by
state regulations. Documents the outcomes related to resident care,
medication administration, behavior, activity, and dietary.
Communicates changing condition, medication follow-up and care
related concerns/responses to the charge nurse. Collects
non-invasive body fluid specimens and gathers vital signs. Provides
housekeeping and laundry services to assist residents with keeping
living areas clean and operational. Provides assistance and
documentation with wellness and recreational programs and
encourages residents to participate. May participate in
departmental/organization committees and task forces as needed.
Qualifications High school graduate or general equivalency diploma
(GED) preferred, but not required. Minimum age of 18 preferred.
Prior clinical or nursing assistant experience in long-term care
preferred. Satisfactorily completes yearly department specific
competency testing and maintains a record of continuing education
credits for each year. A minimum of 12 hours continuing education
are required annually based on state requirements. Maintains all
department specific required certifications. When applicable, may
need a valid driver's license and auto insurance. North Dakota and
Iowa: Require Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification with
the State Board of Nursing. CNA certification must be maintained
with the State Board of Nursing. Successful completion of a
state-approved Certified Medication Aide/Assistant course once CNA
certification is obtained. Minnesota: Must have nursing assistant
certification, have completed the 75-hour course and be registered
with the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry. Successful
completion of a state-approved Trained Medication Assistant course.
South Dakota: Must successfully complete the state approved
Certified Medication Aide (CMA) course. CMA certification must be
maintained with the State Board of Nursing. For all Good Samaritan
Society Locations: Must have the state required certified/trained
medication aide certification (CMA or TMA). It is assumed that one
must have their certified nursing assistant (CNA) certification
prior to attaining their TMA/CMA. Benefits The Good Samaritan
Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying
full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a
variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance,
vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan,
work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review
your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .
The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer
M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and
would like to request an accommodation for help with your online
application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to
email@example.com . The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug
Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen
and pre-employment background screening as a condition of
employment. Job Function: Nursing Req Number: R-71298 Featured:
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