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Certified Medicine Assistant (CMA) in Jefferson City, MO at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Certified Medicine Technician (CMT) to join our healthcare team at the Jefferson City Correctional Center located in Jefferson City, MO.

Consider our current full time positions!

Qualifications of a Corizon Health Certified Medicine Technician (CMT)

  • Successful completion of Certified Medication Technician Training Program (as indicated in DHSS 19 CSR30-84-0.020 Certified Medication Technician Training Program).
  • Possesses active CNA certification and is listed as active on the Missouri CNA Registry.
  • Possesses Insulin Administration Certification (as indicated in DHSS 19 CSR 30-84.040 Insulin Administration Training Program).
  • Possesses an active CPR certification.
  • Remains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice.
  • Satisfactory completion of initial and annual clinical competencies to demonstrate aptitude as assigned by role.

Responsibilities of a Corizon Health Certified Medicine Tech (CMT)

  • Administration of medication by the following routes: oral, rectal, vaginal, otic, ophthalmic, nasal, topical, transdermal, buccal, sublingual, aerosol, nebulizer, and oral metered dose inhalers. Schedule II Controlled Substances cannot be administered under any circumstance.
  • Document medication administration, refusals, and counseling.
  • Pre-package medications for administration in areas outside medical unit as required.
  • Issue Keep On Person (KOP) medications.
  • Count controlled substances with oversight by RN or LPN.
  • Communicate with RN/LPN regarding medication concerns such as adverse effects, non-compliance, or potential safety issues.
  • Reporting of medication errors or potential medication errors to RN/LPN.
  • Performs delegated tasks, activities and functions that are consistent with prior educational preparation and within scope of practice.
  • Provides safe and effective care and assumes responsibility for the care delivered.

  • Utilizes a problem solving approach as the basis for their decision making

Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Certified Medicine Tech (CMT)

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free online Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding

Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.