Certified Medication Aide (CRMA)

Rockland, Maine

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 787072

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 8 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1000 / Week

Posted Date: 5/24/2024

Rockland, Maine

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 8 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1000 / Week

Job ID: 787072

Posted Date: 5/24/2024

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Amergis Healthcare Staffing is hiring for Certified Medication Aides to perform duties as delegated by a Licensed Nurse.

Local Pay Rate: $25 per hour

Please note that this pay range represents a good faith estimate of the compensation that will be offered for this position based on the circumstances. The actual pay offered to a successful candidate will take into account a wide range of factors, including but not limited to location, experience, and other variable factors.

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 Amergis
  • Adheres to all Amergis 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 Amergis screening exams with a score of 80% or greater.
  • Must meet Amergis’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 Amergis, 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. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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