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Certified Medication Technician (CMT) in St. Louis, MO at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary

The Certified Medication Technician will provide patient/resident care as required and perform medication administration and various treatments under the direction of the licensed nurse.  The C.M.T. completes assigned tasks to ensure timely, efficient and safe patient/resident care.  Communication and interactions with patients, residents, families and other health team members is an essential component of this position.

Job Requirements

Qualifications Required

  • Must be in good standing on the State Nursing Assistant entity
  • Must have completed required training and met the state requirements for medication administration
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English

Qualifications Preferred

  • Previous hospital or nursing home experience
  • CPR certified

Cognitive or Mental Requirements of the Job

Must have organizational skills, ability to observe and report patient/resident status and implement the plan of care.  Must be able to manage multiple priorities.

Essential Functions of the Job, Departmental expectations

1.   Performs initial and ongoing data collection on all patients/residents under the direction of the Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse.

2.   Implements plan of care developed by the Registered Nurse based on patient/resident physical, psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs.

3.   Provides direct patient/resident care, reports patient/resident condition or status changes accurately and timely to the RN or LPN.

4.   Demonstrates time management and prioritizing of tasks.

5.   Documents results of patient/resident care within established policies, procedures and scope of practice.

6.   Follows facility policies on medication administration under the direction of a licensed nurse.

7.   Other duties:  Completes all other duties as assigned.


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