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Hesston, Kansas
USD17.00 Per Hour
Job Type
19 May 2023
Position Overview

Under the direction and supervision of the Charge Nurse, the CMA is responsible to administer oral and topical medications, excluding hypodermic injections, and provide direct resident nursing care. The CMA functions as a member of a team and assists in delivering resident care as outlined in residents Plan of Care.

Staff's roll in resident choices:

Recognizes residents as unique individuals
Makes residents aware that they can make requests about their daily routines and how they relate to others
Offers residents personal control over their own lives as directed by the person-centered plan
Enhances residents wellness and independence whenever possible
Takes responsibility for personal decisions and choices that affect resident' choice
Value and strive to honor each community member's choices

Essential Job Functions

Administer medications and simple treatments as ordered by the resident's physician in accordance with Policy and Procedure
Set up and administer oral PRN medications ordered by the physician; psychotropic prn's are only given after checking with Charge Nurse
Clean medication trays and treatment cart, and room at the end of each shift
Chart all medications and treatments given on resident's Medication Administration Record (MAR)/Treatment Sheet immediately after administration
Make new medication and treatment cards as needed
Record and check in medications received from the pharmacy
Report any medication errors to the Charge Nurse immediately
Insure adequate stocked supplies for medication and treatment administration for oncoming shift
Inform Charge Nurse of any problems/unusual happenings needing physician notification
Assist residents to and from activities and hairdresser
Initiate activities with residents in groups or one-on-one
Other duties as assigned


Certified Medication Aide in Kansas
If working in Special Care area, has completed appropriate training program
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  • Job Reference: 1010174569-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Schowalter Villa
  • Location: Hesston, Kansas
  • Salary: USD17.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent