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Certified Medication Aide

Company: Willacy County Regional Detention Facility
Location: Raymondville
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

_*Certified Medication Aide*_*Department: *_Medical_*Reports to:**Facility/Company:**Effective Date: *_2/22/2022__*Job Summary:*_The position of the certified medication aide ensures that all inmate/detainees have the proper dosage and distribution of medication._*Essential Duties and Responsibilities:*_* Maintains stock of drugs, ensures that storage of drugs follows prescribed conditions of temperature and humidity, and verifies that all drugs are labeled properly.* Prepares daily medications pack for offenders* Distributes medication and instructs offender in proper application/consumption of medication* Records each distribution of medication in offenders medical file* Performs other related duties as required_*Required Knowledge Skills/Abilities: *_* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.* Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.* Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.* Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.* Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software._*Education and Experience:*_* High school diploma or equivalent* Candidate can have no experience but must hold a current Medication Aide Certificate* Valid Drivers license required_*Physical Requirements: *_The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to satisfactorily perform these essential functions without causing an undue hardship for the employer.* Continuous sitting.* Continuous periods of walking and standing.* Occasional climbing stairs.* Remaining awake and alert while on duty.* Lifting and carrying.* Frequently working on computers/tablets throughout the shift.* Frequent grasping, reaching, pushing, pulling, bending, twisting.*#CLN *Job Type: Full-timePay: $14.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 12 hour shift* Day shift* Night shift* Weekends as neededEducation:* High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:* clinical: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* BLS Certification (Required)* Medication Aide Certificate (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Willacy County Regional Detention Facility, Harlingen , Certified Medication Aide, Other , Raymondville, Texas

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