Job Description

Extended Job Title
Corr Medication Aide - Smith Unit

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691001 - 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.

Requisition ID
18090BR

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

Travel Required
None

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.
Work is performed under general supervision with intellectual freedom, autonomy to nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit.
This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
* ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
* KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
* INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking 
* VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
* BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
13.00

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
Will Discuss

Work Location
Lamesa

Preferred Qualifications
CPR Card

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Amarillo Clements Unit

Required Attachments
Cover Letter

Job Type
Full Time

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.

Job Group
Technical/Paraprofessional

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


Shift
Other

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 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

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