TITLE: CERTIFIED MEDICATION AIDE
PAY GRADE: $11.75 PER HOUR
HOURS: Full Time
POSITION LOCATION: LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO
OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Administer medications as allowed by the Board of Nursing under the supervision/direction of a registered nurse to individuals supported by Tresco.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Project friendly and helpful attitude. Maintain current CPR/First Aid certification. Proficient computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Windows (primarily Microsoft Word and Excel) and Tresco databases. Knowledge, understanding, and respect of cultural/ethnic diversity. Network with community medical professionals/providers and have problem solving ability. Possess a high level of interpersonal skills required to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information. Understanding of the importance of medical, and ethics, including HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act). Maintain a valid driver’s license in the state, where residing. Insurable by Tresco’s automobile insurance carrier.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum 18 years of age. Must have a High School Diploma or GED and possess a current Certified Medication Aid license from the New Mexico Board of Nursing. Minimum of six (6) months health care experience working at the board approved agency within the last year.
Send Application/resume and reference to:
1800 Copper Loop
- PO. Drawer 2469, Las Cruces, NM 88004
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
Tresco is an EEO/AA employer, and welcomes applications of all qualified applicants regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identify, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $11.75 /hour
- High school or equivalent
- Medication Aide: 1 year
- Long Term Care: 1 year
- Medication Administration: 1 year