Certified Residential Medication Aide - Assisted Living
Camden, ME, USA
Mar 31, 2021
The CRMA is a lead team member. The CRMA is also responsible for administering medications accurately and in a timely manner to patients/residents. The CRMA completes a State approved CRMA course and upon passing the state exam, is permitted to administer medications in a health care facility under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred. Completion of State approved CRMA course.
License/Certifications: Graduate of a State Approved CRMA Program and successful completion of CRMA course. Current Basic Life Support Certification.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively before customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent. Ability to perform operations using units of American money and weight measurements, volume and distance.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to solve practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
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