Certified Medicine Aide - 32 hours/week - Evening

Cedar Crest - Pompton Plains, NJ
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Care Associate (M)


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Cedar Crest is a 130-acre senior living campus located in Pompton Plains, NJ. Our team members enjoy the opportunity to work in a vibrant community situated in the rolling hills and scenic valleys of historic Morris County.

For professionals dedicated to helping seniors live life to the fullest, Cedar Crest provides a rewarding alternative to the typical retirement community career. Our team members help each resident achieve the most active and independent lifestyle possible. In fact, almost everything our residents need can be found on campus or nearby. There is an abundance of amenities available, as well as hundreds of clubs and activities, excellent on-site restaurants, a state-of-the-art medical center, an all-season pool, and a fitness center. For this reason, Cedar Crest continually offers career opportunities in three major categories: Healthcare, Dining and Community Support.

The primary purpose of this job position is to provide your assigned residents with the routine daily assistance they need in their activities of daily living, and as may be directed by your Supervisors.  The position requires a rare combination of clinical skills and the psychological needs that the residents need.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Effectively implements individualized resident care plans 

Responds in a timely fashion to all resident requests          

Provide timely, accurate and complete documentation on resident notes        

Accurate, complete skin assessments and any changes reported immediately

Baths and all required care are given in a calm, professional manner 

Competently completes assignments in a timely manner    

Residents’ rooms and property carefully handled                

Resident rounds are made at least 2 hours for toileting, repositioning, assessing hydration, etc          

Displays courtesy and respect                                            

Manages difficult or emotional customer situations            

Maintains resident confidentiality                                       

Respond to all resident requests for assistance                   

Resident privacy and dignity are maintained at all times    

Smiles and consistently exudes a pleasant persona             

Expresses genuine caring attitude to geriatric resident population       

Escorts residents as needed

Competent in required job skills and knowledge                

Knowledgeable in doing transfers safely                              

Ability to provide range of motion, proper positioning, and assist with resident ambulation  

Proper use of Standard Precautions                                    

Follows all Nursing Department Policies & Procedures      

Gives complete report to charge nurse / case manager as needed during the day and at the end of the shift on all residents on assignment                                                      

Shares ideas to solve problems on the unit  (department)

and looks for ways to improve unit (department)               

Exhibits good listening and comprehension                        

Willingness to share resident knowledge with other staff     

Selects and uses appropriate communication methods       

Ability to work with others in a professional atmosphere   

Acts as a role model for new employees                            

Contributes to building a positive team spirit                      

Uses all equipment safely and correctly                             

Utilizes gait belt appropriately                                            

Reports malfunctioning equipment promptly                     

Demonstrates a time-conscious awareness, keeping non-essential interruptions to an absolute minimum in order to complete resident care priorities                                         

Demonstrates knowledge of emergency policies and procedures       

Practices appropriate infection control measures                

Is well organized and ready to start assignment at the end of report   

Willingly attends in-services to increase job knowledge and skills      

Does not require reminders to perform tasks and complete assignment          

Fulfills requirement for 12 hours of in-service yearly        

Visibly displays ID Badge at all times                                

Is flexible and willingly works other assignments as dictated by resident need           

Assumes responsibility for professional certification(s)     

Always ready to start report on time                                   

Ability to accept constructive criticism                               

Demonstrates willingness and ability to learn new policies and procedures

Manages competing demands                                             

Changes approach or method to best fit the situation         

Schedules time off in advance                                           

Begins working on time                                                      

Keeps absences within guidelines                                       

Assumes responsibility for accurately recording own schedule          

Flexible in meeting department scheduling needs

NOTE: This position requires an Every Weekend schedule.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



High school diploma or GED is preferred.



Must be able to read write and understand the English language.



Current certification from the State Board of Nursing