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Full Time Certified Medication Technician

Company: Cenikor Foundation
Location: Waco
Posted on: March 21, 2020

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

The Certified Medication Technician is responsible for working closely with medical staff to provide health services and education for Cenikor clients.

Schedule: Monday through Friday 2pm to 10pm

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Administer prescribed medications to clients and maintain related medical records under supervision of nurse on duty.
  • Verify identity of client receiving medication and record name of drug, dosage, and time of administration on specified forms or records.
  • Present medication to client and observes ingestion or other application, or administers medication, using specified procedures.
  • Take vital signs or observe client to detect response to specified types of medications and prepare report or notify designated personnel of unexpected reactions.
  • Ensure appropriate and timely documentation is completed and placed in clients medical files/EHR as required.
  • Document reasons prescribed drugs are not administered.
  • Give direct client care, such as bathing, dressing, and feeding patients, and assisting in examinations and treatments.
  • Assist with client admissions, including orientation to rules and rights, bed and locker assignments, issuing linens, and inventory of personal items as needed.
  • May receive supply of ordered medications and apportion, mix, or assemble drugs for administration to client and may record and restock medication inventories.
  • Perform housekeeping duties such as assisting with changing bed linens, washing detox clients clothes and other duties necessary to maintain a safe and sanitary environment for detox clients.
  • Assist with pre-admission screening process as needed.
  • Answer phone and transfers call or takes messages as needed.
  • Assist in the monitoring of detox clients and accompany them on outside breaks.
  • Conduct daily inventory and assist facility staff with appropriate disposal of expired and/or discontinued medications.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality on all client and foundation matters and refer questionable issues to your supervisor.
  • Uphold the core principles of Cenikors culture and create a positive working environment for all team members.
  • Establish positive relationships with physicians and maintain a network of health professionals to assist in providing client medical treatment.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned and consistent with the non-exempt functions as defined in this job description.

    QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Experienced in working with various types of people.
    • Possesses good time management skills needed to meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks.
    • Patience, perseverance, and resilient in a challenging environment.
    • Presents a professional, positive image.
    • Excellent assessment and communication skills.
    • Knowledge of pharmacology as it relates to individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders.
    • Capable of providing medical care to a diverse ethnic and cultural population.
    • Capable of performing job responsibilities in a professional manner. Excellent documentation skills.
    • Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikors Culture:


      • Demonstrate mission of service to our clients
      • Positive, respectful communication with both staff and clients
      • Demonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goals
      • Role model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundaries
      • Work effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for success

        Education:

        • High School Diploma or GED
        • Certified Medication Technician
        • Completion of a Medication Technician training program

          Experience:

          • Prefer a minimum of one (1) year of medical experience preferably in providing care for individuals with alcohol and substance abuse, mental health and chemical dependency treatment.

            Licensure Required:

            • Current Certified Medication Technician certification
            • (Copy of certificate or diploma required)
            • Current certification in CPR and First Aid

              IMPORTANT NOTES:

              DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

              EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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