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Medication Aide Trainee-MC-Montford Psych

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Health and Medical Services


Position Description
On-the-job training position for the Correctional Medication Aide (CMA) Training Program. This position is a training position contingent upon the successful completion of the CMA program and attainment of the CMA certification/permit from the licensing authority.  During this training period, performs training as assigned, conducts other duties, and within scope of the Trainee position.  These duties, within the health care department, may or may not be directly related to this position.

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department: Regional Clinical Operations TDCJ

Major/Essential Functions
As a Correctional Medication Aide Trainee, you will receive on-the-job training at the Montford Unit (Montford-Psych department) located in Lubbock, Texas.  During this 8-week training program, you will be required to:
  • Complete the Correctional Medication Aide (CMA) training program application and process within one week of employment.
  • Willfully and actively participate in all assigned training related to the CMA training program offered through our partnering college. This includes completing all assigned work timely and actively engaging all live classroom and clinical instruction.
  • When not actively engaged in scheduled CMA training, you will conduct productive work within the medical department assigned by your supervisor, such work includes observing and shadowing other staff members; learning how to use Managed Care systems; completing new employee training/onboarding programs, and other duties as assigned.
  • As a condition of employment, you must successfully complete the 8-week Correctional Medication Aide training program, and subsequently pass the certification examination. 
About 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 impacts the lives of our patients, to include many who had no previous access to quality health care. Learn more about us 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
Take care of yourself and your family, Enjoy some of the best benefits in the state of Texas:
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Training provided
  • Continuing education
  • Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Retiree Insurance
  • Paid Leave
  • Leadership Program
  • State Pension
Required Qualifications
HS diploma or GED. Enrolled in the CMA program offered by Cisco College.

As a condition of employment, must successfully complete the Correctional Medication Aide training program, and subsequently pass the certification examination. 

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
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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Pay Basis: Hourly

Pay Grade Minimum
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Pay Grade Maximum
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Schedule Details
During 8 Week Training Program, the schedule will be from Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00PM. After successfully completing the training course, the work schedule will be from 6:00AM - 6:00PM with a rotating schedule of 4 days on/4 days off.

Travel Required: None
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