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Maxim Healthcare Staffing Certified Medication Aide - Contract - $32 - $35/hour in Waverly, Kansas

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is hiring for Certified Medication Aides to perform duties as delegated by a Licensed Nurse.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers and accurately records the administration of medications for patients as prescribed by the physician. This includes liquid medications, eye drops and ointments, ear drops, topical medications, and various types of injections.

  • Obtains, records and reports patient vital signs as indicate during the administration of medications

  • Observes records and reports any symptoms and conditions of the patients' that could be related to medication reactions, adverse drug reactions or medication side effects.

  • Seeks clarification on any medication orders that are unclear or incomplete.

  • Stores medications in a safe and accurate manner in accordance with the policies and procedures of the facility/client.

  • Adheres to all federal/state regulations regarding the safe storage and handling of medications.

  • Maintain complete and accurate medical records in compliance with the rules and regulation of all regulatory agencies

  • Routinely inspects, cleans and monitors equipment and supplies to ensure patient safety. Reports all equipment or supply issues to the appropriate site supervisor

  • Demonstrates awareness of proper infection control practice by using Universal Precautions

  • May assist with general clerical duties.

  • Reports all patient and work place incidents immediately to Maxim

  • Adheres to all Maxim and worksite rules, policies and procedures

  • Other Certified Medication Aide duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, strongly preferred

  • Successful completion of course work necessary to obtain certification as a Certified Medication Aide preferred.

  • Valid Certified Medication Aide state certification or license if required

  • One (1) one year experience as a medication aide preferred

  • Knowledge of safe medication administration

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule that may include day, evening and night shifts.

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

  • Current BLS card.

  • Successfully pass all Maxim screening exams with a score of 80% or greater.

  • Must meet Maxim's pre-employment screening requirements.

  • Current physical exam, if required by state regulations or Certified Medication Aide contract specifications.

  • Current TB test or chest x-ray.

    Benefits

At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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