Certified Medication Aide (CMA), Medication Aide

San Antonio, TX 78229

Posted: 09/21/2023 Employment Type: Per Diem Industry: Health Care, Nurse Job Number: SA 24 Pay Rate: $25.00

Job Description

Pulse Staffing


CMA Certified Medication Aide– (CMA / Medication Aide)


Job Description


CMAs, are you looking for a staffing organization that can get you the assignments that you truly want? This is your chance to take advantage of an exciting career opportunity at Pulse Staffing! Established since 1988, we are the premium provider of the highest quality health care professionals to many of the San Antonio's top-rated hospitals and healthcare networks. By providing simple solutions to complex demands, we’ve developed lasting relationships, delivered consistent service, and gained the trust of some of the most prestigious medical facilities in Texas.


Due to our unparalleled success, we are seeking energetic, compassionate, and experienced CMAs to join our team and take advantage of local and travel assignments in the San Antonio, TX area. We pride ourselves in building long-lasting relationships with our nurses that create a one-of-a-kind staffing experience. We continue to uphold our great reputation with exceptional customer service that produces unique and endless opportunities for our nurses.


At Pulse Staffing, we look for CMAs who care for patients like family, not because it’s their job, but because it’s their calling. We offer per diem shifts, local contracts, travel contracts, and direct hire opportunities for positions in various clinical settings. Think you have what it takes? Contact us today!


“What’s in it for you with us?”


  • Competitive compensation
  • Completion bonus available for travel nurses
  • A convenient work shift – for 13 weeks or PRN
  • Paid weekly.
  • Parking Reimbursement
  • Virtual Hiring Process with Online Paperwork
  • We work with your schedule for interviewing time & location.
  • The flexibility to speak with one of our Staffing Coordinators after-hours.


CMA Certified Medication Aide– CMA / Medication Aide

(Nursing / Healthcare / Medical Staffing / Professional Services)


Job Requirements


We are looking for Certified Medication Aides who combine a true passion for providing the best nursing care, with a demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures. In addition, you should be team-oriented and compassionate professional committed to always providing exceptional service. It is also important that you are highly organized and that you demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to work well with a diverse population.


CMA Duties

Primary Responsibilities

  • The Certified Mediation Aide will prepare, administer, and document prescribed medications per protocol.

Essential Functions

  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments as defined by state regulations in accordance with company policy and procedure.
  • Observe and report to the facility's charge nurse reactions and side-effects to medication shown by a resident.
  • Take and record vital signs prior to the administration of medication which could affect or change the vital signs.
  • Reports to charge nurse and documents reasons prescribed drugs are not administered.
  • Administers regularly prescribed medication which the permit holder has been trained to administer only after personally preparing (setting up) the medication to be administered.
  • The medication aide will document the administered medication in the resident's medication administration record.
  • Administer oxygen per nasal canula or a non-sealing face mask only in an emergency; immediately after the emergency, the medication aide shall verbally notify the licensed nurse on duty or on call and appropriately document the action and notification.
  • Apply specifically ordered ophthalmic, OTIC, nasal, and vaginal medication.
  • Be able to accurately follow all principals of good medication administration.
  • Assist in customary daily requirements and tasks in care and treatment such as bathing, feeding, dressing, observing intake of food, care of hair, nails, moving residents from area to area, responding to calls, etc., which includes lifting, transferring.
  • Helps charge nurses with the cleanliness of the nursing station, medication room and supply room.


Specific qualifications for this CMA nursing role include:


  • Minimum 1 year of CMA experience (Hospital, Rehab, LTC (nursing homes, Long Term Care), LTAC (Long Term Acute Care)
  • Must have Texas CMA / Medication Aide license.
  • Must have BLS certification.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-risk environment.
  • Must meet Pulse Staffing’s hiring criteria.


CMA Certified Medication Aide– CMA / Medication Aide

(Nursing / Healthcare / Medical Staffing / Professional Services)


Join us at the heart of healthcare and enjoy a rewarding career!

Apply now!



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