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Medication Aide - Managed Care

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 3/14/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 439683

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Medication Aide - Managed Care

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691202 - RMF - Ward

Position Description
This position assists in the overall operation of the unit medication room and distributes client’s medications from filled prescriptions.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
Distributes and documents client medications.
* Ensures drug room security, replaces unit working drug stock and maintains the upkeep of drug room and pharmaceutical equipment.
* Performs all duties within the limits of the Medication Aide Permit and TTUHSC policy and procedures.
* Administer medications: Administers medications as ordered, adheres to facility policy and procedure of medication administration.
* Ensures accuracy of medication administration and reports discrepancies to Nurse.
* Knowledge of medications administration: Maintains knowledge of appropriate dosages, reactions and contraindications of medications and use of drug references.
* Performs support activities: Ensures drug room security, replaces facility medication stocks and maintains the upkeep of the drug room and pharmaceutical equipment.
* Performs technical duties in the field of patient care and assist professional staff: Obtains and records vital signs and weights and reports any abnormalities.
* Reports unusual occurrences (reactions, behaviors, refusals) to Nurse.

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?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected.

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Basic computer skills

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

RMF - Ward

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

Occasional Duties
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


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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