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YesCare Corp Certified Medication Technician (CMT) in Cocoa, Florida

Experience & Requirements

  • Hourly rate $18.00

  • Hours: 6pm-630am

  • PRN position

  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) certification required

  • 1-2 years of CNA experience preferred

  • Current basic life support (BLS) certification required

  • Completion of medication certification from an approved CMT program provider, as required by state law.

  • Remains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice.

  • Certified by professional organization in the state. Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.

  • Requires critical thinking, organizational, decisive judgement, communication, good customer service skills. Must be able to handle multiple tasks, be able to work in a stressful environmental and take appropriate actions as needed.

  • Must always follow YesCare and departmental policies and procedures and complete YesCare internal CMT training.

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

  • Satisfactory completion of initial and annual clinical competencies to demonstrate aptitude as assigned by role.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

YesCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

Responsibilities

Below are the responsiblities for the position at the Brevard County Jail in Cocoa,FL.

  • Administration of medication by the following routes: oral, rectal, vaginal, optic, ophthalmic, nasal, topical, transdermal, buccal, sublingual, aerosol, nebulizer, and oral metered dose inhalers.

    • The administration of controlled substances cannot be administered under any circumstance, nor will the Certified Medication Technician (CMT) draw up insulin.

    • Prefilled insulin syringes from a pharmacy or an insulin pen prefilled by the manufacturer is permitted.

  • Document medication administration, side effects of medication, refusals, and counseling.

  • Pre-package medications for administration in areas outside medical unit as required.

  • Issue Keep on Person (KOP) medications, if applicable.

  • 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.

  • Takes and documents vital signs, height, and weight.

  • Assists with electrocardiograms (ECGs/EKGs).

  • Measures and records intake and output.

  • Schedules appointments.

  • Adheres to safety and security policies and participates in disaster drills.

  • Follows security regulations for keys, sharps, and controlled medications.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

YesCare Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

About YesCare Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with YesCare, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a YesCare professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join YesCare today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.

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ID 2024-17845

Job Locations US-FL-Cocoa

Category Healthcare Support

Position Type PRN

Shift / Schedule Weekday Night

Location ID 90190

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