RSW Regional Jail
Medication Aide (Part-Time)
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RSW Regional Jail
6601 Winchester Road, Front Royal, Virginia 22630
|Pay Rate:||$10.00-$12.00 hourly DOE|
GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:
Two (2) Part Time Medication Aides needed. Must be available to work 600 - 1100 p.m. Performs professional medication administration and non-emergency care to inmates. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Nursing Director, Licensed Practical Nurses and the licensed physician of the RSW Regional Jail.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
Performing medical evaluations on inmates, which may include checking temperature, blood pressure, respiration, and pulse, Respond to medical emergencies provide emergency care, triage inmates and dispense medication.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the principles, standards, practices and techniques of medication administration; general knowledge of pharmacology; ability to draw blood; ability to administer medications; general knowledge of the rules, regulations, procedures and polices pertaining to medical services of the detention facility; ability to accurately maintain patient medical records ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, physicians, associates and others contacted in the course of work. Ability to establish and maintain First Aid, CPR and AED certifications.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school; Graduation from a recognized accredited program for medication aide. Licensed as a Registered Medication Aide by the Virginia Board of Nursing.
For an RSW Regional Jail employment application, please visit: http://www.rswregionaljail.com/images/phocadownload/userupload/rsw%20employment%20application%202016.pdf.
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