Certified Medication Aide (CMA) - Wainwright Unit
Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Posted on: May 6, 2022
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
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
- 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.
Standard patient care supplies, equipment and mechanical
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.
High school or GED equivalent. Current Texas Certified Medication
Salary is commensurate with years of relevant work experience.
Equal Employment Opportunity
UTMB 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
Keywords: University of Texas Medical Branch, College Station , Certified Medication Aide (CMA) - Wainwright Unit, Other , Lovelady, Texas
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