Top Certified Medical Aide Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Certified Medical Aide. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Certified Medical Aide resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.4% of Certified Medical Aide resumes contained Vital Signs as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Certified Medical Aide actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Certified Medical Aide resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Determined whether patient's vital signs allowed the administration of medication preventing further injury or illness to patients.
  • Charted vital signs and medication into computer system database; ensuring accuracy.
  • Distributed Medications to over 50 residents Obtain vital signs Destruction of medication
  • Monitored vital signs and checked that monitoring equipment was functioning correctly.
  • Administered medications and monitored vital signs and blood sugar for residents.
  • Distributed Medications to over 35 residents Take vital signs Destruction of medication
  • Obtain and record vital signs upon administration of medication required.
  • Conducted and recorded vital signs every day before medications given.
  • Monitored daily vital signs and addressed/reported any abnormalities.
  • Measured temperature, pulse, blood pressure and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and observed condition of patient.
  • Accompanied patients to and from wards for examination and treatment, administered prescribed medications, and measured vital signs.
  • Retrieved and recorded vital signs prior to administration of medications which could affect or change the vital signs.
  • Distribute prescribed medications to patients, obtain vital signs, and assist patients with activities of daily living.
  • Measured patients' vital signs, including temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration.
  • Displayed strong clinical skills in assessing vital signs, performing glucose checks, and provide post-operative care.
  • Pass scheduled medications to residents, check vital signs, and attend to residents in need.
  • Monitor the resident vital signs as needed, recording and reporting findings to the nurse.
  • Recorded monthly weights and vital signs in the charts of the clients for assigned home.
  • Check patients' vital signs, blood glucose levels, and observe patients for safety.
  • Obtain vital signs, document administered medication, changes, and refusals on MARS.

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2. Facility Policy

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Here's how Facility Policy is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Dispensed medications and administered treatments to residents according to physician's orders and in accordance with facility policy.
  • Administered medications and treatments according to physicians orders local state and federal laws and requirements and facility policy.
  • Passed medications according to Physician's Orders and facility policy.
  • Administered medications and treatments as per facility policy.
  • Distribute medications in accordance to facility policy.
  • Document care according to facility policy.
  • Passed medication and gave treatments according to physician's orders and in accordance with facility policy.
  • Administered medications and treatments per facility policy, Took and recorded vital signs and weights.
  • Document according to facility policy and maintain HIPPA.
  • Assisted Living Administer medications and giving treatments according to physician's orders and per facility policy.

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3. Medication Pass

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Here's how Medication Pass is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Administered medications to residents according to medication pass regulations, following the six rights of the patients.
  • Identify risk issues and Setting and clearing conditions to complete my Medication pass process.
  • Assisted nurse with medication passes.
  • Assisted Residents in Activities of Daily Living * Did medication passes
  • Perform medication pass and treatments Assist with resident care Train Medication Aides
  • Order Medications -Medication Passes -Contact Patient insurance -Managed 2-3 CNA's per shift.

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4. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Administered client's medications Monitored and supervised ADL's, chart daily V.S.
  • Worked as a part of a team which assisted with ADL's.
  • Assisted residents with ADL's including vital signs and post operative care.
  • Assisted residents with performing ADL s while encouraging dignity and independence.
  • Administer medications Monitor residents Assist with ADL's Vital signs Incontinent care
  • Monitored and updated MARS, assisted residents with ADL's.
  • Complete record keeping of ADL's and med passes.
  • Assisted with showers, bed baths, feedings, and other ADL's.
  • Cook, clean, assist residents with ADL's.
  • Assist in daily ADL's.
  • Assisted with resident ADLs Responsible for administering medication
  • Pass medications to residents cook clean and give peri care also helps with ADLS and showers also take vitals
  • Administered medications, vital signs, patient charting, ADLs, med destruction, report incidences.
  • Provide ADL's to individuals who need assistance Administer medications, as well as treatments.
  • Helped residents with their ADL's and other daily cares Assisted them with their medication
  • Help serve supper, assist residents with ADLs, oversee residence safety.
  • Monitor and chart vitals,ADL, and change in behavior.
  • Assist residents with ADL's according to care plan Pass medications
  • Maintained health and hygiene of residents and assisted with adls.
  • Administer medications to residents and provide assistance with ADLs.

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5. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Provide therapeutic intervention and Personal Care Services to clients in an assisted living community.
  • Assisted residents with personal care, daily living activities and administered medications.
  • Distributed medications*Personal care assistant*Served food*Gave baths*Received and wrote doctors orders
  • Administered Medications and provided assistance with personal cares.
  • Managed staff of ten to insure resident personal care needs were met within facility and state guidelines.
  • Provided personal care, administered medications, cooked, cleaned, and conducted light maintenance duties.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant - Providing all forms of personal care to clients, taking vitals.
  • Provide personal care and a safe and friendly living environment for all residents.
  • Provided personal care services, assistance, support and supervision to residents.
  • Provided the best standard care included feeding, grooming and personal care.
  • Provided personal care and supported patients with activities of daily living.
  • Assisted nurses and nurse aides with resident's personal care.
  • Care for residents by assisting with their personal care.
  • Provide personal care and support to residents on many levels-Disperse medication as directed-Transport residents to Doctor appointments as needed-Mediate conflicts amongst resident
  • Trained new staff on procedures.Personal Care Attendant/Independent Living Services Coordinator (PCA/ILS Coordinator)
  • Administer Medications assigned Elderly personal care with everyday basic needs
  • Certified Medication Aid Assisting residents with daily personal care.
  • Provided and assisted with proper documentation for each resident Provided personal care to patients which included bathing, showering, grooming.
  • Cared for 8 residents, personal care, dietary needs, medications, vitals,laundry,activities.
  • Assist patients with personal care bathing, dressing, and shaving.. * Perform Vitals on patients when needed.

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6. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Take blood pressure and pulse and answer to supervisor in the form of status and progress reports as needed and directed.
  • Provide basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, and dressing wounds.
  • Blood pressure checks, Blood sugar checks, Order medication, Give out medication to the inmates.
  • Administered medications, charting, took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
  • Read their vitals: temperature, pulse, and blood pressure, and administered insulin shots.
  • Obtain and properly document patient blood pressure, temperature, respiration, and heart rate.
  • Take vitals such as blood pressure and pulse and ensure appropriate recording of each measurement.
  • Perform basic clinical tests such as taking temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure.
  • Record patient vitals using blood pressure cuff, thermometer and stethoscope as required.
  • Check blood pressures, respiration, temperature and distribute medication to patients.
  • Monitored patient's blood pressure, pulse, respiration and temperature.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature, and blood pressure.
  • Take blood pressure and vitals when needed.
  • Take patient s blood pressure.
  • Record resident's pulse, respirations, temperature, and blood pressure when directed to do so by the Registered Nurse.
  • Check patients pulse, blood pressure, temperature, respirations, and blood glucose levels.
  • Administered medication to clients in their homes Checked and recorded blood sugar, blood pressure
  • Prepare and Administer Medications to Patients Take and record Patients Blood Pressure Communicate with Pharmacist and Doctors regarding expiring medications.

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7. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Observe individualized resident safety measures at all times and report to Charge Nurse all reactions or side effects of medication.
  • Administer and document regular prescribed medications work under charge nurse and observe patients for any side effects of medications.
  • Observed and reported any changes in resident behavior, injuries or emergency situations to the charge nurse.
  • Report any/all abnormal V/S to the charge nurse or nurse on duty prior to any/all medications.
  • Administered prescribed medications according to the MAR under the supervision of the Charge Nurse.
  • Observed the progress/regress status of patient's and reported it to the charge nurse.
  • Administered medication to residents per physician orders under the supervision of a charge nurse.
  • Observe all residents and report anything unusual or abnormal to Charge Nurse.
  • Record vital signs and convey information between residents and Charge Nurses.
  • Keep an Updated Status of Residents to report to charge nurse.
  • Observed and reported any adverse relations to my charge nurse.
  • Reported any changes in resident's conditions to charge nurse.
  • Consisted of working directly with Charge Nurse on staff.
  • Notified charge nurse of medications needing to be refilled.
  • Inform charge nurse of medication refusals or urgent needs.
  • Report any adverse reactions or abnormalities to charge nurse.
  • Assisted charge nurse with skin checks and skin treatments.
  • Worked as charge nurse in long term care.
  • Prepare daily medication reports to charge nurse.
  • Assist the charge Nurse with med pass and pen med pass...

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8. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Provide high-quality patient care as an in-demand within rehabilitation, and nursing-home settings.
  • Perform general patient care following established standards and procedures.
  • Implemented and carried out a structured system of distributing medications to patient's and assisted with any other patient care needs.
  • Job duties included patient care and the administering of medications, narcotics, medical treatments, and charting for state records.
  • Provided direct patient care, such as bathing, dressing, feeding patients and assisting in examinations along with treatments
  • Assist nurses and physicians in the operation of medical equipment and provision of patient care.
  • Assist Doctor with all aspects of patient care, as well as reporting.
  • Administered medication, perform treatments, wound, and patient care.
  • Assist nurses with patient care within my scope of practice.
  • Followed patient care plans with activities of daily living.
  • Passed Medication And patient Cares.
  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determinenecessary patient care.
  • Distribute medications to residents Provide quality patient care
  • Certified Medication Aid Awarded Employee of the Month for outstanding patient care after six months of employment.
  • Assist four MDs as well and NP's in ensuring optimal patient care and smooth daily functioning.
  • Assisted in patient care, ect.
  • General patient care * Maintaining patient medication records * Patient charting
  • Direct patient care Accomplishments Employee of the month.
  • Provide direct client care Administer all medications and PEG tube feedings Facilitated Peritoneal Dialysis Chart patient cares and maintain accurate records
  • Administered Medication Assist with patient Cares Filling documentation Assist with Dinning services

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9. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Assisted with the timely disbursement of medications.-Reported any changes in patients conditions.-Followed all applicable medication administration standards.-Prepared daily medications reports.
  • Prepare verbal and written reports related to successful or unsuccessful Medication administration and changes in resident condition.
  • Completed proper documentation of medication administration and monitored all staff's completed documentation for state guidelines.
  • Administered medications and completed accurate, detailed documentation of medication administration and clients' progress.
  • Oriented new employees to facility and observed for correct method of medication administration.
  • Completed recordings of client's medication administration at the end of every administration.
  • Maintained medication stock, MAR (Medication Administration Record) and administered the medications
  • Administer medications to the residents according to the rules of medication administration.
  • Direct care and medication administration for elders with dementia and other disabilities.
  • Follow all applicable medication administration standards and report any changes in patient condition
  • Maintained the medication administration record in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Design and implement resident care plans in relation to medication administration.
  • Assisted with medication administration under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Educated on medication administration, vital signs, and sanitation procedures
  • Review of Residents orders and add to Medication Administration Record
  • Controlled and maintained quality of Medication Administration Records.
  • Conducted medication administration to patients under licensed nurse.
  • Have training in medication administration and behavior intervention.
  • Managed medication administration for 36 residents daily.
  • Provided crisis intervention services and medication administration.

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10. Medication Cart

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Here's how Medication Cart is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Performed Quality Assurance Audits on Medication Carts as directed.
  • Executed daily operations of setting up medication cart.
  • Calculated medication dosages and stocked the medication cart.
  • Remove expired and discontinued medications from medication cart.
  • Pushed a Medication Cart to each Module in the facility and passed the prescribed medications to almost 100 clients.
  • Ordered refilled medications from the pharmacy each month as well as kept inventory on medication cart supplies
  • Keep medication cart neat, clean, organized, stocked and sanitized.
  • Worked the floor as well as the medication carts whenever needed.
  • Reorder medications from pharmacies and keep medication carts clean and stocked.
  • Maintain and clean medication cart, refrigerator and work area.
  • Maintained clean and neat medication cart and medication room.
  • Stock and order medications for the medication cart.
  • Keep medication cart and room in order.
  • Operate medication cart, documents irregular behavior or reactions to medications.
  • Maintained confidentiality and professionalism * Monitors patient's vital signs, calculate medication dosages, and stock the medication cart.
  • Document in the resident's Records Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized medication cart and medication room.
  • Monitored the resident's vital signs, ordered medication and stocked medication cart.
  • Take and record vital signs Prepare and administer medications Document in the EMAR Restock medication cart assist residents

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11. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Administer medications orally and other routes, took vitals, and order medications from pharmacies, and did CNA work.
  • Started at facility as a CNA and progressed to LPN during employment in a 10 bed, long-term care facility.
  • Supervised CNA's interaction with residents to ensure proper treatment and well as educating staff on redirection for Alzheimer residents.
  • Assigned as a float CMA/CNA to all units: Assisted living, Alzheimer's, Step down-surgical unit.
  • Helped CNA's on the floor with residents and assisted daily living needs and in crisis situations.
  • Trained and assisted CNA's in direct care of long term residents while promoting dignity and independence.
  • Pass medications according to state regulations, insulin certified as well as current CNA.
  • Performed all Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) duties as needed or when directed.
  • Performed scheduling activities for additional staff members including other CMA and CNA functions.
  • Provided feed back to the CNA and Charge Nurses about residents.
  • Performed CHHA/CNA duties as required.
  • Assisted CNA's on the floor when needed.
  • Assist CNA's as needed with ADL's.
  • Act as a CNA when needed.
  • Supervised CNA's and CMA's.
  • Supervised three to four CNA's.
  • Started with this company as a CNA working with ederly people assisting with bathing feeding ambulation and transfers.
  • Helped CNA's on the floor in multiple departments Help resident in assisted daily living needs
  • Supervised two CNAs in a 20 resident unit.
  • Pass meds and work as a CNA when needed.

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12. Cma

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Here's how Cma is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Helped with making sure orders in the CMA MARS are correct and match the doctor's orders.
  • Promoted to Lead ACMA after only six months of employment, taking on new responsibilities with ease.
  • Trained CMA's in proper operational procedures.
  • Performed CMA duties as required.
  • Certified Medication Administrator (CMA) Administered prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  • Acquired my Certification for medication adminstration and insulin license (CMA with Insulin Certification).
  • employed at San Gabriel Nursing Home CMA-(Certified)
  • Certified Nursing Aide CMA- Responsible for preparing and administering medication also, ordering medication and contacting pharmacy.
  • Maintained resident's records, and provided a supervisory roles \ CMA/Certified Medication Aid

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13. Nurse Aide

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Here's how Nurse Aide is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Certified Nurse AideComplete work history available upon request.
  • Certified Medication Aide and Nurse Aide; Progress notes on clients and provide therapeutic approach when providing care.
  • Perform duties as set forth on Certified Nurse Aide job description as needed.
  • Oversee and assign duties to nurse aides designated to my specific hall.
  • Provided nurse aide care under the supervision of the registered nurse.
  • Assigned Certified Nurse Aides daily duty schedules.
  • Provided assistance for Nurse Aides as needed.
  • Assist with psychosocial groups and activities and perform duties as set forth on Certified Nurse Aide job description.
  • Certified Nurse Aide o Taking care of totally dependent residents and performing all the nurse aide duties.
  • Worked as anurse aide/patient technician to help patients in the health rehab.
  • Supervised and assigned duties to nurse aides designated to myspecific hall.
  • Perform duties as a Certified Nurse Aide.
  • Pass medication to the residents Dressings and breathing treatments Certified Nurse Aide.

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14. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Administer medications and assisted with daily living activities for the elderly residents.
  • Assisted clients with daily living activities, including transportation, hygiene, grocery shopping, and meal preparation.
  • Assist with daily living activities for the elderly residents and perform general housekeeping tasks.
  • Assisted with Daily Living activities, including walks, feeding, and recreational activities.
  • Assist the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities.
  • Provided client teaching for a number of different daily living activities
  • Assisted patients with medications and daily living activities.
  • Help elderly with daily living activities.
  • Pass meds/ assist client with their daily living activities.
  • Administered medication to elderly patients Completed documentation for each patient Assisted with daily living activities with residents
  • Level one medication aide Dietary Assist in daily living activities

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15. Blood Sugars

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Here's how Blood Sugars is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Distribute medication, check blood sugars, and give insulin shots as needed to the residents according to care plan.
  • Passed medications to residents, checked blood sugars, assisted residents with activities of daily living, charting
  • Tube Feeding, Check Vitals, Check Blood Sugars, Give Medications, Answer Multi-Phone System
  • Obtained and recorded vitals, blood sugars, and intake and output.
  • Chart medications given, and blood sugars.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant/ Concierge Distributed medications, monitored blood sugars and performed insulin shots.
  • Monitor Blood sugars and administer Insulin and imunisations when needed.
  • Provide residents with routine healthcare such as wound dressing, checking blood sugars and administering insulin.
  • Pass all orals med,stock all meds help with blood sugars etc....

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16. Dementia

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Here's how Dementia is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Redirected and assisted dementia patients by providing peaceable and clarifying communication.
  • Keep residents entertained and focused with activities designed for dementia.
  • Worked as a certified nurse's aide providing daily care for elderly residents suffering from dementia.
  • Helped residents with dementia with daily tasks.
  • Worked with patients with dementia/memory issues.
  • Supervised dementia residents -Communicated with families.
  • Passed medication including narcotics Charting Evaluations Caring for patients with dementia and helping with activities of daily living.

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17. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Care for elderly and disabled Alzheimer's patients Administer medication Patient documentation
  • Managed a Secured Alzheimer's Facility, while maintaining Staffing, Budgeting, and Daily Activities for both staff and residents
  • Administered prescribed medications and treatments to patients and patients with Alzheimer's and Dementia under the Director of Nursing.
  • Worked directly with Alzheimer's patients and responsible for meeting the diverse needs of each individual patient daily bases.
  • Assisted in ADL's of Alzheimer's and dementia residents, also assisted in the passing of medications.
  • Experienced in caring for resident's with Alzheimer's, dementia, and other memory related diseases.
  • Provided behavioral and emotional support, companionship and supervision for patients with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Take care of residents with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia's.
  • Provided direct care for residents with Alzheimer's Disease and memory impairments.
  • Monitored Alzheimer's Unit of ten(10) residents.
  • Administer medication to residents with Alzheimer's and Dementia.
  • Provide daily patient care (Alzheimer).
  • Administered medications to sixty-plus residents and a fifteen patient Alzheimer's unit License
  • Assisted individuals with Alzheimer in daily activity of living Distributed medication
  • Provided skilled nursing care to assisted living residents including Alzheimers/Dementia.
  • Prepare meals administer medications laundry housekeeping for 7 residents with alzheimer's disease in a home type setting.
  • Worked with many Alzheimer's patients that needed complete care or help with ADLs.
  • Assist with activities to engage residents with alzheimers and dementia.
  • Redirected Residents suffering with Dementia/Alzheimers to positive activites to ensure safety.

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18. Resident Care

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Here's how Resident Care is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Provide leadership and oversee communication in the absence of the Resident Care Director or when directed by the Resident Care Director.
  • Provided quality care under the supervision of Director of Nursing in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.
  • Assist Resident Care Director by providing input in performance appraisals of Resident Assistants.
  • Supported co-workers by providing assistance as needed or requested in resident care.
  • Administer medication and insulin, serve meals, resident care.
  • Provide resident care and greet and assist family members.
  • Assist with resident care and personal hygiene.
  • Provide and assist with resident care.
  • Med passes, resident care, clean, cook, vitals, etc.
  • Provided primary resident care and assistance with daily living activities.
  • Direct resident care.Ordered medication for each resident.

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19. Medication Room

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Here's how Medication Room is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Maintained medication room and charts on assigned home.
  • Stock medication room ---Always have a positive attitude.
  • Maintained an organized medication chart and medication room.
  • Maintained upkeep and cleanliness of medicine carts and medication rooms.
  • Managed the medication room activities.
  • Cleaned and stocked medication room.

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20. Physician Orders

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Here's how Physician Orders is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Administer resident medications according to route/physician orders.
  • Assisted with the new resident move in process and assured initial resident paperwork and physician orders are on hand.
  • Complete forms/paperwork needed daily including budget, scheduling, physician orders, faxes.
  • Ensured that proper medication is available based on physician orders.
  • Passed medication and give treatments according to physician orders.
  • Transcribe physician orders, Audit Charts.
  • Passed medications Obtained vital signs Obtained and documented physician orders
  • Take vital signs and report results in electronic health record Submit medication requests per physician orders Administer medical services (ex.

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21. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Completed all training required MANDT, CRMA, Diabetic Training, First Aid, CPR.
  • Train & monitor prospective Basic Life Support(BLS)-CPR student instructors.
  • Trained on the job as a Direct Support Professional I with CPR certification.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medication Aide, Insulin Certified, CPR.
  • Certified in CPR, First Aid, and Insulin Administration as well.
  • Respond to patient emergencies, up to and including CPR.
  • Trained in CPR and First Aide procedures.
  • Med tech, CPR, and first aid certified.
  • Instruct Cpr/Fa mostly for the Hispanic Community.
  • Order supplies such as; face shields, gauzes, roller bandages for Cpr and First Aid Classes.

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22. State Regulations

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Here's how State Regulations is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Set up and administration of medications at the direction of License personnel in accordance to company policies/guidelines outlined by state regulations.
  • Inventoried and ordered medications and returned all discharge medications for credit in compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Administered routine medication to resident in accordance with state regulations.
  • Completed training required by facility in accordance with state regulations.
  • Monitor and document patient medical administration records per state regulations.
  • Coordinated and updated all training within state regulations.
  • Prepared and passed medication per state regulations.
  • Record and follow all regulations in accordance with state regulations and facility standards.
  • Filed documentation in patient files and back files according to state regulations.
  • Certified Medication Aide(C.M.A) Prepare, administer and promptly document routine medications per state regulations.

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23. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Program included teaching Texas laws regarding responsibilities and laws governing Certified Medication Aide scope of practice.
  • Administered medications to residents, assisted residents with any questions or concerns.
  • Prepared and administered scheduled medications under the supervision of a licensed RN.
  • Provide documentation, observations, and concerns to supervising Registered Nurse
  • Assisted residents with daily activities and learn behavior modification.
  • Administer PRN medications and monitor for effectiveness.
  • Earned certification to distribute medication to residents.
  • Dispense medication underneath supervision of a nurse.
  • Observed and documented patient status and reported patient care, condition, progress, concerns & complaints to the case manager.
  • Remind, set up and/or administer routine and PRN oral medications and may also give medications by inhalation or topically.
  • Assisted resident with morning routine, including dressing and daily living routines, transporting to various venues within retirement community.
  • Assist RN, respond to emergent calls, upkeep of medication room, assist with morning lab draw.
  • Obtain and document vital signs prior to the administration of medication, administer and document all PRN medications.
  • Administer routine/PRN medications to the elderly, ordering and stocking of clients medications, reviewed monthly M.A.R.
  • Listen to all resident, family, and care staff concerns, and help as appropriate.
  • Report resident or family problems/concerns or changes in conditions to the Charge Nurse and Unit director.
  • Recorded patients' health concerns and maintain reports of provided information for nurses to review.
  • Administered medications orally, topically, internally (ear, eyes, or nose).
  • Observed and reported to the nurse any concerns that maybe related to reaction of medication.
  • Followed the policies and procedures of the facility governing the administering of medications to residents.

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24. Fluid Intake

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Here's how Fluid Intake is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Ensured residents took in adequate nourishment, charting residents' food and fluid intake and output.
  • Assisted residents with adequate nutrition and fluid intake during restorative.
  • Promote weight maintenance strategies including monitoring and documenting food/fluid intake.
  • Monitored fluid intake/output levels and bowel elimination.
  • Monitored patients fluid intake/output and updated charts.
  • Monitored fluid intake/output and vital signs.

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25. Infection Control

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Here's how Infection Control is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Follow proper infection control techniques during medication administration and other resident care procedures.
  • Ensured compliance to basic infection control procedures and instruction on universal precautions.
  • Demonstrated awareness of proper infection control practice by using Universal precautions.
  • Work alongside nursing/housekeeping staff to ensure proper infection control procedures, including use of appropriate PPE.
  • Practice in quality skin care and universal precautions for infection control.
  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

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26. Medical Appointments

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Here's how Medical Appointments is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Completed essential activities with clients involving transporting to and from medical appointments.
  • Schedule medical appointments, medical transportation arrangements.
  • Helped transport residents to/from medical appointments.
  • Escort residents to medical appointments, recreation, school and other activities.
  • Escort each assigned person to and from all medical appointments.
  • Schedule clients for medical appointments.
  • Take patients on outings, to medical appointments, transport patients to their "jobs", etc.

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27. Direct Supervision

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Here's how Direct Supervision is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Administer medications to residents according to Physician orders under indirect supervision of a licensed nurse.
  • Pass and assist residents in a long term nursing facility under the the direct supervision of a charge nurse.
  • Administer nursing care under direct supervision to assigned residents and patients in order to achieve maximum level of independence.
  • Provided nursing care under direct supervision to assigned residents to achieve maximum level of independence.
  • Administered medications and treatments under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Assist residents with daily living care under direct supervision of charge nurse.

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28. Oral Medications

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Here's how Oral Medications is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Administered routine oral medications to in-home patients.
  • Issued oral medications as well as gastric tube feedings and medications to residents, checked blood glucose levels of diabetic residents.
  • Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse.
  • Give all oral medications as ordered, minor topical medication treatments and blood sugar checks.
  • Administered all oral medications as well, as set by in the MAR.
  • Give all oral medications as ordered.
  • Monitored resident's vitals Administer routine oral medications Provide progress reports to residents family members

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29. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Provide safe environment for residents, provide nursing assistance and medication protocol
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment in accordance with the practice, polices and procedures.
  • Maintain safe environment at all time.
  • Ensured a safe environment for resident.
  • 66604Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks.Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.Obtained household supplies and ran daily errands.
  • Provided sensory oriented therapy and assisted with observation for seizures as well as provided a safe environment.

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30. Drug Therapy

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Here's how Drug Therapy is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Monitor residents for the effectiveness of drug therapy and occurrence of adverse effects.
  • Report changes in client status regarding drug therapy to ensure client comfort and safety.

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31. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Provide residents with physical and emotional support.
  • Provide patients and families with emotional support and instruction in how to care for the patient/family member.
  • Provided emotional support to the resident's and their families.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision.
  • Provided psychological and emotional support during frequent emotional outbursts of crying, fear of abandonment, confusion, hallucinations and delusions.
  • Provided patients and their families with emotional support and education for improving and/or maintaining patient condition.

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32. Medical Supplies

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Here's how Medical Supplies is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Assisted with quality assurance by monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications.
  • Passed medications, assured with ads, transported residents to and from hospital/doctor appointments, ordered all needed medical supplies
  • Document adverse reactions to charge nurse and maintain medical supplies, as well as the in house medications.
  • Assist the staff nurse by ordering medication and other medical supplies.
  • Inventory and ordering of medical supplies and pharmacy.
  • Washed and sterilized medical supplies and equipment.
  • Performed patient care and ordered medical supplies.
  • Provided full front office administrative support Order medical supplies

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33. Accurate Records

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Here's how Accurate Records is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Maintained accurate records and documentation.
  • Counted controlled drugs, kept accurate records of medications and supply of medications available for each resident.
  • Maintain clear and accurate records in which activities where needed and how extensive.
  • Clear and accurate records in paper and electronic format.
  • Maintain accurate records of treatments and medications following facility policy and procedures.
  • Provided patient care, dispensed medications and kept accurate records

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34. Daily Needs

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Here's how Daily Needs is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Assisted with daily needs of residents and maintained confidentiality of proprietary information.
  • Worked directly with patients and their families to provide daily needs, comfort, and happiness.
  • Supervised Certified Nursing Assistants to make sure residents daily needs were being attended to.
  • Utilized a basic computer system for charting residents daily needs, activities and actions.
  • Distributed medication cooked and cleaned persons home took care of daily needs
  • Execute the daily needs of individual patient care with respect and dignity
  • Worked with elderly residents to accommodate their personal daily needs.
  • Assisted the residents with their daily needs.
  • Help residents with daily needs and give medications
  • Certified Medication Aide Dispensing medications, assisting residents with daily needs such as Ambulation, eating, and hygiene

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35. Staff Compliance

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Here's how Staff Compliance is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Monitored personal and staff compliance to residents rights.
  • Assured personal and staff compliance to residents.
  • Assured personal and staff compliance to resident's rights.
  • Supervised staff compliance to consumer's rights.
  • Required to pass ice and water Monitors personal and staff compliance to resident's rights.

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36. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Imagine the Possibilities 2000-2004 Patient care, developing independent living skills.
  • Provide individuals with emotional support and instruction in areas such as independent living, and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Prepared healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Provide patients and families with support and instructions in areas of independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Help with teaching all academic subjects and teaching daily life skills that will be needed for independent living.
  • Prepared healthy meals and helped child to adapt to independent living with disability.

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37. Developmental Disabilities

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Here's how Developmental Disabilities is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Provided in-home care for adolescents with traumatic brain injuries, bipolar and other developmental disabilities.
  • Direct Support Professional- Empowered adults with developmental disabilities with activities of daily living.
  • Played a vital role in helping residents with intellectual, cognitive, and developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential.
  • Pass medication and perform Adls in a homelike setting for residents with developmental disabilities
  • Helped adults with developmental disabilities (mental retardation, autism, Angelman Syndrome, etc.)
  • Provided care and compassion for those with developmental disabilities.

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38. Elderly Clients

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Here's how Elderly Clients is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Worked with eight elderly clients with mental health issues and aging issues.
  • Delivered high quality and compassionate treatment to elderly clients.
  • Assisted elderly clients with activities of daily living, including assistance with medications, bathing, and dressing changes.
  • Assist elderly clients in their home with the daily fundamentals of living.
  • Provide social interaction for elderly clients and assistance with household chores.
  • Provided companionship to elderly clients to increase degree of social engagement.

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39. Resident Records

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Here's how Resident Records is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Required to document in the resident records any medical changes or occurrences.
  • Documented resident records on daily flow charts.
  • Required to document in the resident records.4.
  • Document in the Resident Records.
  • Report any changes in residents' physical condition and/or behaviors Maintain resident records regarding medication distribution.
  • Maintain resident records regarding medication distribution, leisure activities, incidents and observations.

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40. Hippa

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Here's how Hippa is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Implemented best practices to make sure the HIPPA Security Rule was put in place.
  • Practiced HIPPA, Called in medication refills into the pharmacy.
  • Maintain confidentiality of clients per LifeSpan policy and HIPPA.
  • Exercise HIPPA always Provide resident care/teaching per physician orders/care plan.
  • Ensured HIPPA compliance Assisted clients with daily functions Administered physician ordered medications to mentally challenged adults Accompanied clients on outings/activities Provided transportation
  • Ensured HIPPA regulations and continually maintained patient privacy and dignity.

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41. Respiration Rate

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Here's how Respiration Rate is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Measure and report vitals (temperature/pulse/respiration rate/blood pressure).
  • Followed proper procedures for monitoring temperature & respiration rate
  • Recorded vital signs, including temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff
  • Take patients temperate, pulse, respiration rate making sure everything is accurate and okay in those areas.
  • Take patient's temperate, pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure and determine if range is abnormal.
  • Record vital signs, such as respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.

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42. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Administer medication to residents* Treatment of residents* Placing office orders for medications* Answer incoming phone calls
  • Answer phone calls and direct them to the proper departments.
  • Make phone calls, set appointments and follow-ups.
  • Answered telephone calls and schedule appointments.
  • Answer phone calls, call lights, and greet customers.
  • answered phone calls, fax,and make copies.

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43. Topical Medications

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Here's how Topical Medications is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Prepared, administered and documented oral and topical medications and treatments.
  • Dispensed oral, inhalation and topical medications to patients.
  • Apply minor topical medications treatments.
  • Dispense oral, inhalation and topical medications to patients.
  • Apply topical medications and record vitals.
  • Prepare and safely administer, the orals injectable and common topical medications.

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44. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Collect Specimens Lab draw 200+ Label/Chart specimens Data entry Test/Record blood glucose levels Administering medication in inmates
  • Used Microsoft applications to organize data entry.
  • Performed data entry operation Responsible for ordering all medications.
  • Performed administrative/clerical duties, such as data entry, answering multiple phone line and filing.
  • Performed clerical duties such as filing, data entry answering phones and keeping scheduled appointments.
  • Manage the school office, answering phones, make copies, daily data entry.

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45. Proper Documentation

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Here's how Proper Documentation is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Recorded vital signs and deviations for proper documentation.
  • Provide proper documentation for all services provided.
  • Insure the proper documentation, storage and use of any of the above duties I have accomplished.
  • Reported any change in resident's health and provided proper documentation to the supervisor.
  • Admitted and discharged or transfer residents with proper documentation noted in nurses notes and completed any necessary and required forms.

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46. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Record, reviews and evaluates medical records and data, maintaining confidentiality; accurately documents medical care and follow-up.
  • Administered prescribed medication to residents while maintained related medical records under the supervision of a register nurse.
  • Trained in administering prescribed medications to patients and maintained their medical records under supervision of licensed nurse.
  • Analyzed medical records for discrepancies and medication errors.
  • Maintained accuracy in residents medical records.
  • Train new employees how to properly distribute medication while maintaining accurate medical records.
  • Updated medical records and floated among the geriatric and 3rd party billing offices.
  • Maintain careful, accurate medical records and organization of files and data.
  • Entered Data into EMR (Electronic Medical Records).
  • Administer medications, handle emergency medical records, take b/p
  • Administered prescribed medications in accordance with approved nursing techniques Maintained related medical records under supervision of nurse.
  • Administered prescribed medications to residents and maintain related medical records under supervision of licensed nurse.
  • Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test resultsin medical records.
  • Record patients' medical history, vital statictics and test results in medical records.
  • Tracked medical records and health data Observed self-care routines
  • Direct Patient Care Basic Life Support Medical Records Drug Therapy Management Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.
  • Updated and filed patient medical records Scheduled appointments and ordered medications and supplies Venipuncture/Accu-checks

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47. LPN

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Here's how LPN is used in Certified Medical Aide jobs:
  • Help LPN with paperwork and getting papers ready for doctors' appointments, and ER visits.
  • Position Summary: Reports to Operations Supervisor, Shift Supervisor, LPN or Surgical Technician as required.
  • Functioned as an LPN in the Special Education Department and maintained a dual role, working also as a Teacher Assistant.
  • Completed LPN program self-study and application for final approval following Arizona Board of Nursing (AZBN) rules and statutes.
  • Job Description: While going to LPN school, worked on orthopedic unit for a year as a nursing assistant.
  • Assist doctor, physician s assistant, and LPN with exams and procedures.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Certified Medical Aide

Vital Signs18.4%
Facility Policy10.8%
Medication Pass8.5%
ADL8%
Personal Care7.1%
Blood Pressure6.1%
Charge Nurse5.8%
Patient Care4.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Certified Medical Aide

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
14.4%
14.4%
2
2
Facility Policy
Facility Policy
8.5%
8.5%
3
3
Medication Pass
Medication Pass
6.7%
6.7%
4
4
ADL
ADL
6.3%
6.3%
5
5
Personal Care
Personal Care
5.6%
5.6%
6
6
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
4.8%
4.8%
7
7
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
4.6%
4.6%
8
8
Patient Care
Patient Care
3.4%
3.4%
9
9
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Medication Cart
Medication Cart
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
CNA
CNA
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Cma
Cma
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
Nurse Aide
Nurse Aide
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
Blood Sugars
Blood Sugars
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Dementia
Dementia
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Resident Care
Resident Care
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Medication Room
Medication Room
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Physician Orders
Physician Orders
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
CPR
CPR
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
State Regulations
State Regulations
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
RN
RN
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Fluid Intake
Fluid Intake
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Infection Control
Infection Control
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Medical Appointments
Medical Appointments
1%
1%
27
27
Direct Supervision
Direct Supervision
1%
1%
28
28
Oral Medications
Oral Medications
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Drug Therapy
Drug Therapy
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Medical Supplies
Medical Supplies
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Accurate Records
Accurate Records
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Daily Needs
Daily Needs
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Staff Compliance
Staff Compliance
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Independent Living
Independent Living
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Developmental Disabilities
Developmental Disabilities
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Elderly Clients
Elderly Clients
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Resident Records
Resident Records
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Hippa
Hippa
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Respiration Rate
Respiration Rate
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Topical Medications
Topical Medications
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Proper Documentation
Proper Documentation
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
LPN
LPN
0.5%
0.5%

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