CMA-A- Certified Medication Aide Advanced
|Department||Department of Veterans Affairs|
|Date Opened||5/19/2022 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||5/24/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||Listed in Announcement.|
|Full or Part Time||
Patient Care Assistant III/ CMA-A- Certified Medication Aide Advanced
Annual salary $ 36,168.67
• Generous benefits allowance to off-set insurance costs
• Flexible spending
• 11 paid holidays
• 15 days paid vacation
• 15 days paid sick leave
• Retirement savings plan with generous company match
• Longevity bonus for years of service
• Generous incentive program
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for providing direct and indirect non-professional nursing care or outreach services in a clinic, hospital, institution or home setting under nursing or medical supervision. This includes performing duties such as taking vital signs, obtaining lab specimens, charting, escorting patients, assisting with activities of daily living, and ordering and receiving supplies.
* Performs direct nursing tasks including taking vital signs, assisting with activities of daily living and hygiene needs, and obtaining certain lab specimens.
* Charts observations and activities, reporting pertinent changes in the patient’s condition.
* Performs delegated or other specialized functions as educationally prepared.
* Escorts patients to and from various destinations.
* Assists in maintaining and providing a clean, safe environment.
* Orders, receives and stores supplies and performs basic clerical functions.
* Participates in follow-up activities and tracking clients, schedules appointments and performs other related tasks.
* Provides case finding and recruitment of at risk persons for comprehensive health services.
This is the leadership level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibility for providing guidance, training, and assignment of work activities to other patient care assistant staff, and perform more advanced duties.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the English language in order to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; of public health services available to the community; of record keeping; of the techniques of interviewing, of basic nursing practices and techniques; of basic methods of sanitation and personal hygiene; of medical terminology; and of planning and organizing work assignments. Ability is required to record observations and activities, to follow oral and written directions; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to apply basic nursing techniques; to monitor and direct the work of others; and to judge a situation accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Some positions may require the possession of a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and/or possession of a Class C (CDL) Commercial Drivers License at the time of appointment.
Some agencies may require the translation of health information for non-English speaking clients.
The Department of Veterans Affairs requires current certification in good standing by the Oklahoma State Department of Health as a (CNA) Certified Nursing Aide for Level I and II. Level III requires certification as a (CMA-A) Certified Medication Aide Advanced by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Some agencies may have determined positions in this job family to be safety sensitive as defined by?63 O.S. § 427.8.
Education and Experience required at this level consists of three years of experience in providing patient care. CMA-A- Certified Medication Aide Advanced, advanced certifications Insulin Administration and Advanced Nasogastric 3- CMA - Certified Medication Aide Advanced Nasogastric-This course provides advanced training in the administration of medications and nutrition via nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes, along with administration of oral inhalers and nebulizers.
The Department of Veterans Affairs requires current certification in good standing by the Oklahoma State Department of Health as a (CNA)Certified Nursing Aide for Level I and II. Level III requires certification as a (CMA-A) Certified Medication Aide Advanced by the Oklahoma State
1- CMA - Certified Medication Aide license- Certified Medication Aides can administer certain medications in nursing facilities, specialized facilities, residential care homes, and assisted living centers.
2- CMA - Certified Medication Aide Advanced Insulin Admin-This advanced training provides instruction in the care of diabetic residents, including blood glucose testing, diabetic medications, insulin preparation and insulin administration.
CMA-A- Certified Medication Aide Advanced, advanced certifications Insulin Administration and Advanced Nasogastric
3- CMA - Certified Medication Aide Advanced Nasogastric-This course provides advanced training in the administration of medications and nutrition via nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes, along with administration of oral inhalers and nebulizers.
Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.
No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.