Human Resources Office
Herman "Butch" Kelly
McLennan County Records Building
214 N. 4th St., Suite 200
Waco, TX 76701
Phone: (254) 757-5158
Job-line: (254) 757-5255
Fax: (254) 757-5073
Certified Medication Aide
Vacancy Number: 13-10-B5-3523-1136
FLSA Status: Non -
$2,120.67 - $2,557.06
Per Month + Benefits
Opening Date: October 3, 2012
Closing Date: Until Filled or Closed
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Administers and accurately records the administration of medications to clients
as prescribed by
the physician. This will be completed in accordance with established county policies
and procedures and will uphold patient’s rights.
Reports to a staff nurse any changes in condition or symptoms that a patient might
present, due to
a medication interaction, medication
side effect, or an adverse drug reaction.
and documents appropriately.
Obtains vital signs and documents them
appropriately, reporting any abnormalities.
Requests assistance from staff nurse when questions arise.
Prioritizes and organizes
work so that required assignments are completed within a specified time.
Promotes positive interpersonal
relationships among co-workers.
Adheres to internal controls
established for department.
Maintains patient’s privacy
and confidentiality of information and records at all times.
Other duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Moderate to extreme
physical effort may be required such as walking, standing, lifting materials, and
equipment. Alertness and careful attention
to detail will be required to avoid injury.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Work environment is located in a medical facility within
the confines of a jail. Individual
works primarily indoors in a well-lighted, air-conditioned environment on a regularly
assigned schedule. Daily contact with
persons accused or convicted of crimes.
Must be willing to work with inmates under sometimes-stressful conditions and including
complex and/or changing activities.
EDUCATION ~SKILLS ~ EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED. A current
Certified Medication Aide Certificate.
To be considered, interested candidates must submit a
McLennan County Employment Application to the Human Resources Department.
Not every applicant will be interviewed. The hiring department will determine
which candidates will be selected for an interview. EOE