Certified Medication Aide/Paramedic

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Amarillo, Texas
  • Jun 04, 2022
Public Health

Job Description

Position Description

This position assists in the overall operation of the Unit Medication Room and distributes client's medications from filled prescriptions.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Administers medications and document as ordered. Adheres to facility policy and procedure of medication administration.
  • Performs support activities. Ensures drug room security, replaces facility medication, stocks and maintains the upkeep of drug room and pharmaceutical equipment. Returns outdated medication to the pharmacy and keeps log books updated. Generates print passes.
  • Reports Unusual occurrences (reactions, behaviors, refusals) to Registered Nurse.
About Texas Tech Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Managed Care:

Since 1989, TTUHSC Managed Care has been providing clinical and operational support to correctional facilities throughout West Texas and other regional areas. We serve approximately 30,000 patients utilizing a broad range of comprehensive medical and health services. TTUHSC Managed Care strives to positively impact the lives of our patients, to include many who had no previous access to quality health care. Learn more about TTUHSC Managed Care HERE

This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
  • ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
  • KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
  • INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking
  • VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
  • BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments

Benefits Offered
  • Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
  • 100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents
  • Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.
  • State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.
  • State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education
  • Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees.
  • And much more.


Required Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited high school or GED equivalent and Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) with current credential from the Texas Department of State Health Services, OR Successful completion of a certified medication aide training course and passage of State exam.

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

Job Address

Amarillo, Texas United States View Map