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Salary: $13.00 - $15.00 p/hour
Job Description: We are currently seeking to hire a part time Medication Technician. The Medication Technician works with clients in our residential treatment center. The Medication Technician works under the license of the Registered Nurse who supervises and delegates medication management duties in accordance with Sections R156-31b-701 and R156-31b-701a of the Nurse Practice Act Rule. Client care is of primary importance in this position. Given the vulnerability of clients new in recovery, a high level of customer service, empathy, communication, and strong interpersonal boundaries are required. The Medication Technician must be in constant communication with the nurse, the clinical team, and the administrative staff regarding medication issues. Documentation and record management must be precise and timely. This position requires a high attention to detail to avoid medication errors and potential diversion. The Medication Technician assists the Registered Nurse and Program Director in other administrative tasks and works in concert with the priorities of the Senior Management Team, the Executive Director, and the Board of Directors. The overall goals of this position are to (a) provide a high level of client care, (b) manage medication administration needs, and (c) collaborate with all relevant parties regarding medication management. Examples of job responsibilities include:
• Process incoming medication
• Fill medication cassettes under the supervision of the Registered Nurse
• Update and monitor medication administration records
• Update and monitor narcotic administration records
• Assist in medication administration
• Process outgoing medication
• Participate in medication destruction, according to policy
• Report any medication errors
• Update master signature log
• Mange medication administration supplies
• Maintain record and medication security
• Ensure PHI is destroyed appropriately
• Meet regularly with registered Nurse

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duty functions.
• Daily and exemplary attendance and punctuality is required for this position.
• Must have the ability to work accurately and efficiently with high attention to detail.
• Must have strong interpersonal skills. This includes the ability to listen, give direction and guidance to clients, and work collaboratively with therapists and heath care professionals.
• Must have strong problem-solving skills, decision-making skills, and knowledge of relevant health-care practices.
• Must have the ability to effectively read and write business letters, procedures, reports, and more.
• Must have the ability to effectively present information to management, employees, and clients.
• Must be organized and able to follow instructions accurately and precisely.
• Must have the ability to learn and use technological tools including databases, excel spreadsheets, and more.
• Must be able to document client interactions accurately

If this mission statement, culture, and job sound appealing to you, then please email your resume and a few sentences on why you would like to work for us.

The salary range is $13.00 - $15.00 p/hour
This is a part time job of 10 – 20 hours p/week.

Education and Experience:
• An active certification as a nursing assistant, medication aide, or pharmacy technician is required.
• Experience with substance use disorder and medication management is preferred.

For more information about our non-profit organization, you can visit our website at www.firststephouse.org
Location: Salt Lake City

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How to Apply: If this mission statement, culture, and job sound appealing to you, then please email your resume and a few sentences on why you would like to work for us.
Closing Date: 1/31/17
Your Website: Visit organizational website.