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3/19/2018
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Health Care Provider
Certified Medicine Aide
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Job Description

Job Title: Certified Medicine Aide

Location: Lubbock Hospitality House Nursing & Rehab Center - Genesis HealthCare

City: Lubbock

State: Texas

Position Type: Full Time

Our highly competitive compensation and benefits package is part of the reason Genesis HealthCare has one of the highest retention levels in the industry. We’re also known for our honesty and integrity, for the level of caring shown to those we work with and who work for us, and our willingness to accommodate employee needs. As part of our team, an employee may qualify for full-time benefits even if working as few as the equivalent of four days per week.

Our benefits include:

  • Comprehensive selection of medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plans.
  • Flex spending for medical/dependent care.
  • 401,000 retirement plan.
  • Company paid life insurance for full-time employees.
  • Generous Paid Time Off.
  • Flexible staffing levels: full time, part time, casual, weekend.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Employee Referral Program.
  • New Business Referral Bonus Program.
  • More than 450 skilled nursing centers in 30 states and approximately 1,700 rehabilitation / respiratory therapy sites across 45 states.
  • Relocation Assistance Program.
  • And more.

Job Description

Position Summary: To provide the administration of medicines based on current state regulations.

Responsibilities/Accountabilities: 

1. Receives report at the beginning of shift with nurses. Reports any observations concerning customer condition, emergency situations or difficulties with medications to the supervising nurse throughout shift should they occur; 
2. Administers routine oral, topical and suppository medications as prescribed by the physician. Document same on MAR; 
3. Administers prn medications as prescribed by the physician, as directed by the licensed nurse. Documents same on MAR; 
4. Maintains medication supply, assists with ordering of new medications, reorders existing medications and restocks medicine carts as needed; 
5. Recognizes the significance and is able to perform accurate vital sign monitoring when indicated by drug therapy; 
6. Maintains current knowledge base regarding any medication he/she administers. Investigates/looks up unknown medications before administration; 
7. Checks all first doses against physician order sheet; does not administer medication based on verbal order of nurse;
8. Prepares, administers and charts oral, topical and suppository medication as prescribed by physician; 
9. Processes physician's orders to ensure proper administration; 
10. Orders medications, as indicated by doctor's orders; 
11. Participates in the completion of treatments of customers as directed by a Licensed Nurse; 
12. Notes and reports any unusual conditions, emergency situations, or difficulties with medication to the Licensed Nurse; 
13. Cleans medication treatment carts and medicine room; 
14. Stocks medicine room; 
15. Performs Certified Nursing Assistant duties as needed; 
16. Puts Customer Service First: Ensures that customers and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights; 
17. Performs other duties as requested.

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Qualifications:

Specific Educational/Vocational Requirements: A Certified Medicine Aide (C.M.A.) has the qualifications of a Certified Nursing Assistant with one year of experience in nursing and has completed a state-approved medicine course with a passing grade.

Why US?

Making care something more.

As a premier care provider since 1985, Genesis HealthCare offers a variety of compassionate care services to patients and residents in our Centers, and their families. We employ more than 70,000 people, each one dedicated to quality. Though numbers never tell the whole story, ours are growing. Genesis HealthCare includes: more than 450 Skilled Nursing Centers; Assisted/Senior Living Communities located in 30 states; and our Genesis Rehab Services division, which provides contract therapy to approximately 1,700 healthcare providers in 45 states and the District of Columbia.

We're committed to clinical excellence, and we're ranked among top providers for overall satisfaction and quality medical care according to national independent research.

What remains most remarkable about Genesis HealthCare is our ability to genuinely improve lives — and our people’s role in that improvement.

We Honor Veterans.

Genesis HealthCare is proudly committed to those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. We believe and are dedicated to creating employment opportunities for individuals with a military background. The services we provide as an organization will offer our country’s veterans the opportunity to continue to make contributions resulting in remarkable outcomes as a civilian. With locations across the United States, Genesis offers a variety of career options for veterans and their families, as well as active military spouses.


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