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  • CMA/CNA - CERTIFIED MEDICATION AIDE/CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT

    Good Shepherd Lutheran Community
    Job Description

    GOOD SHEPHERD LUTEHRAN COMMUNITY 

    CERTIFIED MEDICATION AIDE/CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT
    Good Shepherd Lutheran Community
    , a 5-star facility as rated by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is seeking caring and qualified individuals to join our healthcare team. The ideal CMA - Certified Medication Aide and CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant will be energetic and passionate about delivering high quality, person centered, care to individuals in need of skilled rehabilitation or long-term care services.

    Good Shepherd Lutheran Community offers our CMA - Certified Medication Aides and CNA - Certified Nursing Assistants, competitive wages, health insurance, 401K, life insurance, vision and dental, paid vacation, sick leave and differential pay for evening and night shifts. Qualified individuals may apply on line or may stop by Good Shepherd and fill out an application.

    The mission of Good Shepherd Lutheran Community is to serve the social, physical, and spiritual needs of God’s people in a manner of love, dignity, and respect reflective of Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd.

    Primary Function:

    CMA - Certified Medication Aide and CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant works under the direction of the Director of Nursing or designee, while caring for skilled rehabilitation and long-term care residents and helping to maintain the work environment as a CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant and a CMA - Certified Medication Aid.

    Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

    The CMA - Certified Medication Aid will assist with administering medications within the scope of practice of Medication Aides in a skilled nursing environment. Provide basic nursing care. This includes, but is not limited to assisting residents with ADL's such as bathing, dressing, ambulation, toileting, eating. Obtain vital signs.

    Qualifications:

    High School graduate or the equivalent. Minimum of 18 years of age.

    Successful completion of a State Certified 75-hour Certified Nursing Assistant course as approved by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services required.

    Successfully completed the 40-hour Certified Medication Aide course as approved by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services required.

    Must remain in good standing with the CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant registry and the CMA - Certified Medication Aide Medication Aide registry as indicated.

    Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the English language.

    Overview of Physical Demands:

    CMA - Certified Medication Aide work is typically indoors in a healthcare environment. Noise level is usually moderate, but may on occasion be loud

    CMA - Certified Medication Aide must be able to lift, push and pull a minimum of 50 pounds. Physical abilities include extended periods of walking/standing and the ability to kneel, crouch and bend.

    CMA - Certified Medication Aide must be able to deal with multiple interruptions. Work may be stressful when faced with multiple demands.

    CMA - Certified Medication Aide must be able to talk and hear within normal ranges. Visual abilities must be correctable to normal ranges. Manual dexterity needed to operate equipment.

    COVID-19 considerations:

    Everyone is screened at the door. Staff adhere to PPE usage and always wear a mask. COVID testing is conducted per CDC, CMS and ICAP guidance.

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