01 May
Certified Residential Medication Aide, Full Time Evenings, Rumford Community Home , LTC
Maine, Rumford , 04276 Rumford USA

At Central Maine Healthcare our team members are committed to providing exceptional care and experiences for our community and for each other every day. Rumford Community Home is seeking a CRMA to join our team! This is a full-time 40-hour evenings, benefits eligible position. Starting pay is $18.50 plus a Sign-On Bonus of $2500. This is a CRMA position with our Rumford Community Homes Long Term Care Facility in Rumford, Maine. The overall purpose of the medication aide is to administer medications to residents in accordance with the rules and regulations governing the licensing and functioning of Level IV Residential Care Facilities, Certified Residential Medication Aides (CRMA) perform these tasks as ordered by physicians, under the supervision of a licensed nurse, in accordance with state and federal rules and regulations, and consistent with facility policies. The CRMA also perform routine daily tasks required in maintaining the health, comfort, and well-being of the residents. Functions within the constraints of established policy and procedure consistent with accepted/allowed standards of practice and state and federal regulations. Working contacts include residents, residents’ families, medical professionals and other facility staff. Is assigned responsibility/authority for decisions specific to assigned functions under the direction of a licensed nurse, but may seek additional direction from the charge nurse, nurse supervisor, director of clinical services or administrator as may be appropriate. The CRMAs are also assigned resident care when not being utilized as the CRMA. Regulatory Requirements: Must have a Residential Care Specialist 1, or Personal Support Specialist (PSS) Certificate. May be trained within 4 months of employment. Must have state approved 40-hour certificated medication administration certification. Must possess basic mathematical skills so as to be able to accurately administer proper medication dosage. Highly developed observation skills are desirable. Must be tolerant, patient, and treat residents with dignity and respect. What It’s Like Working At RCH: We are all about our team members growth and health. That why we prioritize work/life balance, community-based wellness initiatives and tuition reimbursement or student loan repayment for ALL of our team members. CMH offers a robust benefits package that includes:

Robust Paid Time Off (PTO) program

Medical plan with enhanced Tier 1 benefits provided within the CMH system.

Dental plan

Vision plan

Health Savings Account (HSA)

Basic Life insurance at no cost

Supplemental Life insurance

Long-term disability insurance

401(k) or 403(b) retirement savings plans

Tuition IO partnership for student loan repayment assistance and tuition assistance

Family leave program for Parental Leaves

Comprehensive Wellness Program

Duties and Responsibilities: Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas: 1. Administers medications as ordered by a physician under supervision of a licensed nurse, in accordance with all state and federal regulations and consistent with facility policy and standards of practice. 2. Must be able to accurately take and record vital signs of residents as assigned or as may be required by certain medications. 3. Accurately records the administration of medications and/or treatments as required by law and/or facility policy. 4. Observes residents for and reports any reactions and/or side effects of medications to a licensed nurse on the shift immediately. 5. Accurately administers PRN medications in accordance with state and federal regulations and consistent with facility policy after the nurse has assessed the need. 6. Documents reason for and purpose to PRN medications in a timely manner. 7. May dispense controlled drugs (schedule III, IV, V) and must accurately account for them under the supervision of the licensed nurse, (or charge nurse), per facility policy. 8. Properly secures medications carts and/or medications rooms per state and federal regulations and facility policy. 9. Attends facility educational in-services as required. 10. Follows federal, state and facility policies and guidelines in effect. 11. Performs other duties as assigned. 12. Orders medications and treatments from pharmacy as needed. 13. Transcribes and notes orders as needed. 14. Receives and puts medications away in their appropriate places as needed. 15. Notifies appropriate person(s) of needed supplies and equipment 16. Is respectful of facility property and uses it appropriately. 17. Keeps medication room neat, clean, and orderly. 18. Keeps medication carts clean and maintained in an orderly fashion in accordance with State of Maine Regulations and standards of practice.

If you are passionate about making a difference and are looking for your next great career opportunity, we look forward to reviewing your application!

AT CENTRAL MAINE HEALTHCARE YOU ARE AT THE CENTER OF EVERYTHING WE DO

Our why, our purpose, drives every decision and action we take as a healthcare system. We strive everyday to deliver exceptional care, and to improve our community. We are a non-profit organization that is breaking the traditional healthcare mold by bringing our patients and their family’s high value, low cost, and award-winning care while focusing on creating an exceptional experience for them; all within their communities. To accomplish this, we only hire individuals who are committed to excellence, who embody the principles of our CMH Experience Service Standards, and who are ready to step in and help their fellow team members achieve those exceptional results for our patients, their families, and the community.Central Maine Healthcare System The organization is broad in its footprint, with three (3) hospitals in Bridgton, Lewiston, and Rumford, and over 75 individual practices within our Medical Group. Lewiston’s Central Maine Medical Center is a certified and award-winning level two trauma center, along with our Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute and the upcoming highly anticipated launch of our comprehensive state of the art cancer treatment center. Both Bridgton and Rumford Hospitals are four (4) star accredited acute care hospitals, and our Medical Group and Maine Urgent Care Centers have won multiple awards within their specialties. As a system we are a six-time winner of the Leapfrog Safety A Rating since 2019, representing some of the highest quality care and outcomes nationwide. Our awards and accolades are only possible as a result of our commitment to culture, and a focus on safety and inclusion, in each of our patient’s experiences and in the experiences we create within our teams.If you are a person who is looking for a way to give back to your community, to help improve the lives of patients or those who care for our patients, want to be part of a growing organization that is setting the bar for Maine healthcare, apply to join Central Maine Healthcare today!Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity CMH actively promotes diversity in its workforce at all levels of the organization. We strive to create and maintain a setting where we celebrate cultural and other differences and consider them strengths of the organization. CMH is an equal opportunity workforce and no one shall discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status with respect to any offer, or term or condition, of employment. We make reasonable accommodations to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities.


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