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Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

Hills & Dales, Dubuque, IA

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Duties & Responsibilities Include:

  • Administers scheduled/assigned medications accurately according to the six R’s:  Right Resident, Right Medication, Right Dose, Right Time, Right Route and Right Documentation.
  • Lifts and positions residents as required to administer treatment and/or medication.
  • Monitors stock medication supply and prepares medication orders as scheduled.
  • Documents medication administration accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of medications administered.
  • Performs assigned treatments utilizing the proper procedures and techniques.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of resident programs and procedures and applies them to medication/treatment tasks.
  • Informs nurse on duty of medication/treatment errors that are discovered in a timely manner.
  • Provides assistance to the shift nurse by observations regarding resident health and safety; following directions provided by nurses during medical emergencies and routine daily tasks.
  • Monitors nursing inventory supply and prepares supply list for items needed; maintains and stocks nursing areas during assigned shift.
  • Accompanies residents to medical appointments, as assigned; may drive Center vehicles for errands or transportation, if an approved driver.
  • Maintains resident/client privacy.
  • Assures the confidentiality of all data, including resident, employee and operations data in accordance with HIPAA policy & confidentiality procedures.
  • Assists with direct support of residents as needed.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.
  • Works alternate or additional shifts as assigned.


  • Free of a conviction or prior employment history of child or resident abuse or dependent adult abuse.
  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Certification as a medication aide in the state of Iowa.

Schedules Available:


Week 1: Tuesday-Friday 1pm-9:30pm
Week 2: Monday-Wedneday 1pm-9:30pm & Friday - Sunday 1pm-9:30pm

Fill out an online application at https://www.hillsdales.org/site/careers/application/ 

Offer of employment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background checks and drug screening. EOE

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 496959
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay --
Health Care
Human and Social Services
Second Shift
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education High School/GED

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