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Registered Medication Associate - RMA

Company: Commonwealth Senior Living
Location: Abingdon
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Medication Associate - RMAUS-VA-AbingdonJob ID: 2022-11723Type: Regular Full-Time# of Openings: 3Category: Resident CareCommonwealth Senior Living at AbingdonOverviewThe Registered Medication Associate ensures that residents receive comprehensive care and services by assisting them in the administration of medications. Registered Medication Associates must possess a big heart and a need to serve while you monitor the residents' comfort and respond to their physical and emotional needs. Benefits:

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Paid Training
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Health Savings Accounts
  • 401k available to all Commonwealth Senior Living associates
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Fund
  • Various Shifts
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Discounts ProgramsResponsibilities
    • Administers and accurately records the administration of medications for residents as prescribed by the physician in accordance with established policies and procedures of Commonwealth Senior Living and applicable state/federal regulations. Observes, records and reports to the Resident Care Director, or designee, symptoms and conditions of residents that could be related to medication interactions, adverse drug reactions or medication side effects.
    • Determines and records effectiveness of medications in a timely and accurate manner as required by state and federal regulations and provides and promotes resident's rights during the administration of medications.
    • Stores medications in a safe and accurate manner in accordance with established policies and procedures of Commonwealth Senior and applicable state/federal regulations.
    • Monitors medications to ensure adequate accountability measures are taken when medications are ordered, received into the community, administered and at change of shift as required by policies and procedures of Commonwealth Senior Living and applicable state/federal regulations.
    • Routinely inspects, cleans and monitors equipment and supplies to ensure resident safety. Reports any equipment or supply issues to the Resident Care Director for correction or repair.
    • Obtains, records and reports vital signs as indicated during the administration of medications.
    • Demonstrates awareness of proper infection control practice by using Universal Precautions and following policies and procedures of the company, including OSHA's Blood-borne Pathogen Standard.
    • Communicates to residents, staff and others in accurate and factual manner and seeks clarification from or refers questions to Resident Care Director when indicated.
    • Perform other duties as assigned or as listed in the Certified Nurse Assistant job description.Qualifications
      • Possessing your state CMA/RMA (Certified/Registered Medication Aide) certification would be ideal but not required. Commonwealth Senior Living will provide paid training to get you certified.Commonwealth Senior Living requires COVID vaccination for all employees. Commonwealth Senior Living is a recognized leader in senior living, employing around 2,000 associates, and is a four consecutive year recipient of the Great Place to Work certification! PI181889813

Keywords: Commonwealth Senior Living, Asheville , Registered Medication Associate - RMA, Other , Abingdon, North Carolina

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