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Medication Monitor, Community Corrections

Company: CoreCivic
Location: Aledo
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At CoreCivic we care for people! CoreCivic is currently seeking a Medication Monitor, Community Corrections who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in a residential setting. Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services and residential and non-residential transition centers. We provide effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals for success. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, CoreCivic operates more than 70 security facilities nationwide and over 50 community residential and non- residential centers. Our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism, and a responsibility to better the public good. What We Have:

More than just a job but the start of a successful career! Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.PTO & paid holidays.Paid job training & other great incentives.What You Get To Do: Change the lives of those in your care! The Medication Monitor, Community Corrections is responsible for the observation of resident self-administration of medications, monitoring, documentation and storage of residents' personal medications in non-medical community, Residential Reentry and Therapeutic Treatment and Transitional Centers.
Conducts daily Pill Call and Pill Pass; observes and documents resident self-administration of medication(s) as required by applicable policies and/or procedures.Secures and maintains control of resident' medications, syringes and inventory as required by established procedures. Follows applicable policies and procedures in the discontinuation and disposal of resident medications.Keeps equipment and work area clean; utilizes appropriate sanitation methods.Documents and reports activities in accordance with established policies and/or procedures including medication record documentation. Maintains security and confidentiality of all medication records.Closely observes and reports resident complaints of illness for immediate intervention as per applicable policies and procedures. Notifies supervisor of residents' request for health counseling and health education.Recommends methods of improving operational efficiency and cost effectiveness of health-related services.Maintains audits of residents' medication inventory as per applicable facility policies and procedures.Inspects the medical unit for items that could be used as contraband by residents; securely stores or safely disposes of supplies and equipment.
QUALIFICATIONS:
High School diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required.Two years of experience in a security or corrections field is required.Six months supervisory experience in a correctional setting is preferred.Must have First Aid/CPR certification.Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing and apply problem solving techniques to complex issues.Must be available to work any hours, any shift.Must complete pre-service and other training programs as required.Experience in Microsoft Office or other similar software applications is required.A valid driver's license is required.Minimum Age Requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age.
CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including Disability/Veteran.



Keywords: CoreCivic, Dallas , Medication Monitor, Community Corrections, Other , Aledo, Texas

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