Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

Immediately hiring! Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

Established in 1858 in Kansas, the Sisters of Charity live their mission in the spirit of their founders, St. Vincent de Paul, Louise de Marillac, and Mother Xavier Ross. The Sisters, as Gospel-centered women, share a tradition of responding to the needs of the time, ministering to the vulnerable and marginalized, and caring for the fragile Earth. They share their mission in partnership and collaboration with those committed to working for peace and justice.


Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth is looking for a full-time Certified Medication Aide (CMA) to join our team.


The ideal candidate will display compassion, education, proficiency, and experience while assisting the Sisters. This critical role assists in creating and managing nursing care plans and will participate in evaluating the Sisters’ current and future medical needs.

  • Flexible position available!
  • Our private nursing facility offers a quiet and pleasant working environment!
  • Low resident (Sisters only!) to staff ratio!
  • $19.00 per hour plus shift differential ($0.85 to $4.25/hr)
  • Work 72 hours per pay period and get paid for 80 hours
  • Accrue 22 days of PTO in your 1st year
  • 9 paid holidays, including Birthdays off with pay
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield medical insurance for as low as $90/month!
  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes teamwork and care!


Job Duties:

  • Delivers routine daily oral, inhalation and topical medications to residents as delegated by a licensed nurse unless per physician orders.
  • Observes for any adverse drug reactions and reports any problems to the nurse.
  • Records medication administration according to company policies and procedures.
  • Follows written or verbal instructions on how to manage medications.
  • Observes residents for changes and documents changes in their condition accordingly.
  • Performs tasks associated with medication administration, including vital signs, medication dose calculations, stocking of the medication carts, and removal of discontinued medications.
  • Practices safe handling and storage of medications.
  • Responds to resident requests and other direct care duties as assigned.
  • Treats all residents with dignity and respect.  Promotes and protects all residents’ rights.
  • Coordinate with charge nurse to assist with resident care and passing medications.
  • Collect samples when directed by charge nurse.
  • Respond to resident call lights to identify resident needs.
  • Uphold all health and safety standards.
  • Treats all residents with dignity and respect.  Promotes and protects all residents’ rights.
  • Establishes a culture of compliance by adhering to all facility policies and procedures.
  • Maintains confidentiality of protected health information.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Passing of fresh water to Sisters’ rooms and encourages hydration.
  • Assist with carrying out the activities of daily living.
  • Accompany Sisters to Chapel for prayers.
  • Passes snacks and follows dietician’s recommendations.
  • Occasionally accompanies Sisters to doctor’s appointments.
  • Assuring the physical comfort and mental well-being of Sister.
  • Assist in customary daily requirements and tasks in care and treatment such as bathing, feeding, dressing, observing intake of food, responding to calls, etc..
  • Detecting/correcting situations that have a high probability of causing accidents/injuries to Sister.
  • Observing and reporting symptoms, reactions, and changes.
  • Encouraging and participating in rehabilitative measures.
  • Helps keeps Sisters’ rooms neat and clean.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be a certified nursing aide.
  • Must have medication aide certification.
  • Good understanding of medical and pharmacological terminology.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Ability to complete all assigned training and skills competency.
  • Supports the SCL philosophy of caring, compassion and concern, and thewholeness, wellness and total care approaches.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to walk, engage in a full range of motion, ability to lift/carry medium weight (up to 35 pounds), engage in pushing and pulling light weight; must have normal peripheral vision, normal vision and hearing (after correction); must have normal depth perception and sense of touch. Ability to move about with reasonable accommodation, reach, turn, twist and touch.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, up to 12 hours.
  • Must be able to operate building equipment.
  • Must be able to provide personal care to residents, ambulating, lifting, toileting, and turning individual of at least 150 pounds.

Working Conditions:

  • Works in various settings to include office environments, resident rooms, well-lighted hallways.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions.
  • May be subject to hostile or emotional residents, family members, visitors or staff.


To Apply:

Email resumes to: recruiting@scls.org

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