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Certified Med Tech

Certified Medication Technician Job Requirements

The Legacy Medication Technician is responsible for all aspects of medication

administration within the scope of his/her certification and under the supervision

and direction of a Registered Nurse.

Education

• High School graduate or equivalent

• Graduate of an accredited Certified Medication Technician Course

Experience

• One (1) year related experience in a medical environment preferred

Licenses/Certifications

• Must be certified as a Medication Technician in the state within which services

are provided

• Must have current CPR Certification

Role

• Preparing and administering prescribed medications to patients under the

supervision of a licensed RN, and in compliance with facility policies and

procedures and Pharmacy Board rules and regulations governing the

administration and documentation of medication.

• Adhering to all Facility policies and procedures and Pharmacy Board rules and

regulation regarding the administration and documentation of narcotic

medications.

• Performing medication administration responsibilities while adhering to all

safety principles.

• Proper documentation of administration of medication on the Medication

Administration Record (MAR).

• Proper documentation of medications not administered on the MAR, ie. refusals

and other reasons for not being administered.

 

• Adhering to proper infection control techniques during the medication

administration process, including the incorporation of universal standard

precautions when indicated.

• Recognizing and adhering to the six (6) rights of medication administration.

• Participating in data collection, medication audits, and other continuous quality

improvement (CQI) activities related to medication administration.

• Reporting any adverse patient medication reactions immediately to a

supervisor.

• Reordering and replacing medications and medication administration supplies,

as needed, to perform routine job responsibilities.

• Ensuring the confidentiality and rights of patients, the confidentiality of the

health systems and patient information in adherence to HIPAA Regulations.

• Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.

• Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical,

emergent, urgent and non-urgent situations.

• Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and

apply knowledge to different factual situations.

• Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.

• Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

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