Job: Corr Medication Aide

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Posted: 11/14/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 362375

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Corr Medication Aide

Requisition ID
11430BR

Work Location
Amarillo

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Amarillo Clements Unit

Position Description
This position assists in the overall operation of the unit medication room and distributes client’s medications from filled prescriptions.

Major/Essential Functions
Distributes and documents Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) inmates’ medications. Ensures drug room security, replaces unit working drug stock and maintains the upkeep of drug room and pharmaceutical equipment. Enters medication compliance in the TDCJ pharmacy computer system and performs all duties within the limits of the Medication Aide Permit and according to NCCHC standards, TTUHSC and TDCJ policy and procedures.

Occasional Duties
Administers medications and document as ordered. Adheres to
facility policy and procedure of medication administration
Performs support activities. Ensures drug room security, replaces
facility medication, stocks and maintains the upkeep of the drug
room and pharmaceutical equipment. Returns outdated
medication to the pharmacy and keeps log books updated.
Generates print passes
Reports unusual occurrences (reactions, behaviors, refusals) to
Registered Nurse
Other Duties as assigned


Required Qualifications
License/Certification: * Passage of State Medication Aide exam OR Current LVN license in the State of Texas or ability to transfer license to Texas. Education: * A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent; successful completion of a required certified medication aide training course Experience: * None

Preferred Qualifications
CPR Card

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Attachments
Cover Letter

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference
Recommendation/Referral
Other Documents Supporting Qualifications


Job Type
Full Time

Pay Basis
Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate
11.50

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required
None

Shift
Other

Schedule Details
Will Discuss

Grant Funded?
No

Job Group
Technical/Paraprofessional

Removal Date
08/22/2018

Application Instructions

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