Assisted Living Certified Medication Assistant - CMA - L1MA

at Christian Horizons in Joplin, Missouri, United States

Job Description


At Spring River Christian Village, (Christian Horizons), you’ll find a rewarding place to work with the satisfaction that comes from living your purpose and making a real difference in the lives of others. You’ll find an incredible spirit in our community. It’s in the smiles of our residents and the dedication of our associates. It inspires all who share our mission – from chefs and managers to nurses, housekeepers and pastors. Remarkable people work here and there’s a place here for you.

Founded in 1962, our God-centered mission continues today. Our mission is to cultivate a compassionate and positive environment where living means thriving, where residents live life abundantly.

The health and safety of our associates and residents is a priority. To this end, effective NOV 15, flu and Covid-19 vaccinations will be a condition of employment with the exception of an approved accommodation. Vaccines are offered free of charge.


We are looking for a compassionate and talented Certified Medication Assistant – Level 1 Med Aide to join the staff in our team approach to providing exceptional care to our residents. Wages start at $15.00 per hour.


+ Competitive Wages including Shift Differentials

+ NAHCA Membership (National Association of Health Care Assistants)

+ PathwayPay (daily pay) – Get your pay, when you need it.

+ Preceptor Program

+ Consistent Assignments

+ Generous PTO Program

+ Health (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Life (employer paid), Short & Long Term Disability, Group Accident, and Critical Illness

+ 403(b) & Flex Spending

+ Employee Assistant Program

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Employee Discounts and Other Perks

The Certified Medication Assistant (CMA) administers and documents medications (within the scope of practice). The CMA observes, records, and reports observations within the scope of practice. The CMA assists residents with personal care needs under the supervision of a licensed nurse in accordance with community policies and procedures.

+ The CMA administers, and documents medications within the scope of practice.

+ Performs treatments (within the scope of practice).

+ Observe, record, and report observations.

+ Provides quality care to residents in an environment that promotes dignity, rights, freedom of choice and individuality.

+ Current CMA/L1MA Certificate in good standing on file with the State Department of Healthcare industry experience preferred.

+ Able to read and comprehend written resident care instructions and chart resident conditions.

+ Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality.

+ Ability to follow written and oral directions.

+ Ability to work independently.

+ Possess the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with personnel, residents, families, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.

+ Pass background check before and during employment, as defined by Christian Horizons’ background check policy.

Street: 201 South Northpark Lane

ID: 2022-6145

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Job Posting: JC201498603

Posted On: Jan 09, 2022

Updated On: Feb 17, 2022