Cornerstone Healthcare Group Certified Medication Aide - FT - 6a-10p Saturday & Sunday in Dallas, Texas
Who We Are
Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading long term acute care hospital group (LTAC) committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service. Cornerstone, with its recent merger of Solara Healthcare, is headquartered in Dallas and owns 18 hospitals in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Arizona, West Virginia and Oklahoma.
Why Work for Us?
Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.
Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and ingrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day.
The CMA administers medication to nursing residents, under the direction of the nursing and administrative staff.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Administers and documents medication in accordance with the five rights: right to medication, right route, right resident, right time, right dose.
Administers and documents mediations given by following specifically written physicians orders, including oral, topical, and suppository medication, as well as eye and ear drops.
Reviews Resident Medication Administration Records daily for order changes.
Assures that medication labels match medication orders on the MAR.
Assures that certain medications are dated when opened and routinely cleans medication cart.
Obtains and records resident vital signs and weight.
Observes, records and reports observations such as unexpected and untoward effects from medications.
Assists residents with activities of daily living.
Answers resident calls for assistance
Serves and monitors residents during dining, and assists in clearing the tables after meals.
Provides a high level of quality care and service to all residents and their families in a professional and positive manner.
Must attend all require trainings and in-services.
Current CMA certification in good standing in the state of Texas.
Current CNA certification in good standing in the state of Texas.
Minimum of 6 months experience as a CMA.
Division: Transitional Care (TC)