The purpose of this position is to follow organization policies and procedures to fulfill medication orders; to administer medications in an accurate and timely manner, while ensuring compliance with federal, state and local requirements. This position is supervised as designated on the agency organizational chart.
Employment Status: Full-Time
Typical Hours of Employment: 3 12's� 6:45p to 7:15am
Employment Location: Topeka, KS
Required Application Materials: Online Application
Required: Current Certified Medication Aide (CMA) certification. Must possess a valid Kansas Driver�s License, in force automobile liability insurance and maintain a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) that meets organization�s insurability standard as defined by Midland policy. Availability of reliable transportation is required for this position.
Preferred: One year experience as CMA preferred. Demonstrable knowledge in medication administration.
Continuously sit, stand and walk, climb stairs and step-stool, carry a food tray, push or pull carts, bed and Gurney, lift linens, supplies and patients. Must have visual acuity sufficient to note changes in non-verbal communications of clients, families, and others. Must have hearing acuity sufficient to hear verbal instructions and communication from clients, respond to emergency alarms, answer call system, and answer the telephone. Must be able to concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-35 minutes, remember multiple tasks and assignments over an 8-12 hour period and understand and relate specific ideas and concepts. Must be able to deal effectively with stress, clients and their families, multiple tasks, noise, interruptions, emotional loss and to work cooperatively with other members of the Respite Care team while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor. Manual dexterity is helpful in being able to use the computer keyboard and equipment.
Individual must wear appropriate business attire and spends virtually all of the time inside.