Med Tech – Certified Medication Assistant

Certified Medication Assistant

Under the supervisor of the LPN, this position prepares, administers and charts medications in compliance with state and federal requirements and center standards and procedures. Assists with resident/patient care as requested. Follows all Center policies and procedures.

Location

Washington

Job Description

We are seeking a Med Tech (Certified Medication Assistant) to join the team of Cunningham Elite Staffing, LLC in your area of Washington.

We offer INDUSTRY-HIGH pay for the industry’s best Med Tech’s, NO JOKE. Med Tech: $20-23 per hr!

Apply online at ces.care/medtech-wa


4 REASONS TO JOIN TEAM ELITE

Reason 1: JOIN AN ELITE TEAM

When you join Elite, you are among the most talented professionals in the industry! Elite’s team fills open shifts at a variety of healthcare facilities including nursing homes, hospitals, assisted living facilities, hospice facilities, and other healthcare facilities which staff RN, LPN, CNA and multiple other healthcare positions. You are an employee of our Elite Staffing Team, not a facility-based employee. You get to experience a variety of locations, meet new people and discover differences between types of healthcare providers. You do not get stuck in the rut of the daily grind!

Reason 2: MONEY

Money isn’t everything but let’s face it, it sure helps!!! Elite is dedicated to drawing in and then retaining the best of the best. We offer our team members INDUSTRY HIGH PAY. Elite believes that reliable team members who show up for shifts and deliver qualified and compassionate care deserve GREAT pay!!

Reason 3: FLEXIBILITY & WORK LOCATION OPTIONS

When working with Team Elite you can take long assignments or short assignments. You can move around or stay close to home. You can visit new cities or tuck your kids in each night. You get to choose when and where you work based on availability of assignments. Want tons of hours? Elite will make note of it. Want to pick up weekends? Doubles? Work only 3 days per week? Work close to home? Work just night shifts? Elite will work with your availability and preferences.

Reason 4: MONEY & INSURANCE

Other healthcare employers will either offer you higher pay with no insurance (still not usually as high as Elite … just saying) or lower pay along with insurance options. Elite wants to address both needs in your life, excellent pay AND insurance!! We care about our team and we love our team! We want the very best for you so that you can give your very best to the residents and facility staff that you will serve.


Certified Medication Assistant (Med Tech) Qualifications:

  • Under the supervision of the nurse, this position prepares, administers and charts medications in compliance with state and federal requirements
  • Complies with state and Federal Regulations
  • Works collaboratively with the facility staff at the locations Elite serves
  • Maintains the highest of standards of professional practice

Certified Medication Assistant (Med Tech) Requirements:

  • Has current state certification as a medication aide
  • Has current nursing assistant certification (CNA License)
  • Education: High school education or the equivalent with formal training in medical assisting.
  • Current CPR/BLS Certification

For more information visit ces.care/moreinfo-wa
Apply online at ces.care/medtech-wa

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Duties and Responsibilities

The Medical Assistant is expected to practice safe and ethical assistant duties within his/her scope under the direction of Registered Nurse Office Manager or Physician. The Medical Assistant should understand his/her own limitations, seeking advice and assistance when necessary. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Clerical Duties
    • Answer Telephone, greet patients
    • Update and file patient medical records
    • Fill out insurance forms
    • Handle both written and verbal correspondence
    • Schedule appointments
    • Arrange for hospital admissions
    • Assist with billing and bookkeeping
  • Clinical Duties
    • Taking medical histories
    • Taking and recording vital signs
    • Explaining treatment procedures to patients
    • Preparing patients for examination
    • Assisting physician with examinations
    • Collect and prepare laboratory specimens
    • Perform laboratory tests
    • Dispose of contaminated supplies
    • Sterile medical equipment
    • Authorize prescription refills as directed by physician
    • Perform IKGs
    • Remove sutures, change dressings
  • Utilize resources and materials in an efficient and safe manner
  • Consistently practice universal precautions
  • Performs all duties promptly in a competent and caring manner
  • Maintain good working relations and communication among patients/residents and all healthcare personnel
  • Present a neat appearance and dress in compliance with the client facilities’ policies
  • While on assignment, the Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible and accountable to their assigned patients and to the client institution. The Nursing Assistant is under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse, Physician or other assigned personnel and must have the ability to follow directions/instruction from his/her supervisor.

Essential Functions:

  • Must present a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Participates in continuing education and learning experiences to enhance and maintain current knowledge and skills for continued competence
  • Perform all duties using proper body mechanics
  • Ability to operate and handle many kings of medical equipment
  • Stand for long periods with frequent squatting, twisting, bending, kneeling and reaching to prepare equipment, materials or objects in order to provide patient care or maintain the patient environment
  • Sensory requirements include speech for communication and vision, smell, touch and hearing to monitor patient status.
  • Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Consistent attendance is required to assure that the client facilities’ needs and patient needs are met.
  • To comply with all client facilities’ policies, procedures and practices
  • To comply with all company policies and to uphold our standards of excellence while on assignment at our client facilities.

Working Conditions:

The Medical Assistant must understand and accept the possibility of exposure to inside environmental conditions, such as noise, infectious/communicable diseases, blood and bloodborne diseases, chemicals and/or chemical fumes, odors, gases and dusts.