Certified medication aides (CMA) are responsible for administering medication to patients in an assisted living and group home setting. They work closely with health professionals and patients to administer and document medication, reading and transcribing physician orders. Other duties of CMAs is to assist patients with their activities of daily living. In addition to physical support, a CMA is compassionate and supportive to the patient and their family.
- Short Term Training – 3 week course
- Work in Different Settings (ie: Nursing Home, Assisted Living and Group Home)
- Job Security
- Financial Stability: Median Salary (2015*) – $26,400 per year / $13.00 per hour