Certified Medication Aide - Carol Young
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Certified Medication Aide - Carol Young Galveston, Texas, United
States The mission of Correctional Managed Care is to address the
healthcare needs of underserved patient populations within the
Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Juvenile Justice
Department. JOB SUMMARY: Performs technical duties in the field of
patient care and participates in the general health care of
patients by providing assistance with cleanliness, grooming, rest,
activity, nourishment, and distribution of medications. Assists the
professional staff in maintaining a safe therapeutic environment.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS :
- Collects, reports and documents data: vital signs, height and
weight, intake and output, pulse oximetry, and collect
- Assists with patient activities and care as assigned by the
charge nurse/designee as indicated by the patient's plan of
- Provides for patient's personal hygiene; assists with chronic
wound care; assists with feeding; and ambulates, positions, and
turns patients with altered mobility.
- Assists in the maintenance of a safe, comfortable environment;
obtains, stores and maintains pharmacy and nursing medications and
- Distributes and documents patient's medications, both in
general population and administrative segregation, from filled
prescriptions, abiding by Title 40, Texas Administrative Code,
Chapter 95, "Licensing Standards for Medical Aides Handbook".
- Ensures drug room security, replaced facility working drug
stocks, and maintains the upkeep of facility drug room and
- Enters medication compliance into the pharmacy computer
- Participates in in-service orientation and continuing education
classes. Obtains 40 hours of continuing education/in-service hours
on an annual basis to meet ACA standards.
- Adheres to internal controls and reporting structures.
- Performs related duties as required.
EQUIPMENT : Standard patient care supplies, equipment and
mechanical devices. WORK ENVIRONMENT : Work environment is located
within the confines of a prison, jail or juvenile detention center.
Security clearance is required; pre-employment drug testing is also
required. REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE : High school or GED
equivalent. Current Texas Certified Medication Aide permit. Salary
is commensurate with years of relevant work experience.Equal
Employment OpportunityUTMB Health strives to provide equal
opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion,
age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran
status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by
federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by
law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative
action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans
and individuals with disabilities.Compensation
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