Meridian Behavioral Health Trained Medication Aide various shifts in Rochester, Minnesota

Trained Medication Aide

Are you a TMA who is looking to pick up some hours in a fun, low stress environment working with a great team?

Location: Rochester, MN

Available Shift: Various

Req ID: FILLT01847

Meridian Behavioral Health LLC is a Minnesota leader in behavioral health care and addiction recovery services, with a network of addiction treatment centers nationwide. Oakridge, our men's residential facility is seeking a Recovery Specialist to provide care and support to our patients in the nursing department. An excellent opportunity for someone considering a career in nursing.

This Opportunity Includes:

  • Career growth - we're on the cusp of a major expansion - grow with us!

  • Passionate co-workers and a fulfilling job with meaningful work

  • An opportunity to train with our best

About You:

  • Valid driver's license

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Interested in being certified as a TMA (Trained Medication Aide)

  • A minimum of one year freedom from chemical abuse problems.

In this Role You Will:

  • Take Vital Signs for 72hr vitals sheet after completing at least 10 supervised vitals

  • Pass medications

  • Assist with counting Narcotic at change of shift

  • Follow Opiate/Alcohol/Benzo Withdrawal Protocol after completing MINDS and CINA training

  • Triage clients concerns to determine they can help client under their scope of practice or they need to connect client with LPN/RN Manager or LADC

  • Assist with Inventory management to ensure nursing doesn’t run low on supplies and client medications

  • Receive medications from pharmacy and checking medication in and giving narcotics to LPN or RN Manager to log into Narcotic Record Book

  • Assist to keep Medication Cart and Nursing Station tidy

  • Scan documents into client’s chart into procentive

  • Monitor Medication Administration Record for holes and missed medications, and notify appropriate people

  • Assist LPN and RN Manager with Admission Process doing the following

  • Print Labels and set up Client nursing Folder

  • Print Client Picture for MAR and Report book

  • Place client on provider schedule to have H&P done if one not done within last 30 days by Hospital, Department of Correction or clients Primary MD or unable to obtain records within 72hrs of admission

  • Collet data from client for Comprehensive Assessment in Chemical Use, Dem 1, 2, & 3, then notify LPN or RN manager to review so they can write clients admit note

  • Complete the following forms:

  • Pharmacy Admission Face Sheet

  • Release of Information and request records that pertain to nursing needs for client

  • Filling out Narcotic Chain of Custody Forms

  • Preparing Clients Medication Administration Record (MAR)

We owe our success to the passion, commitment and expertise of our staff. Many have been through our program personally and know what it takes to get back on that road to recovery – and stay there. Our licensed and experienced staff takes the role of coach/teacher, providing support and encouragement from the heart. Come join us and see the difference you’ll make!

Meridian Behavioral Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.QualificationsRequiredPreferredLicenses & CertificationsRequiredTrained Medication AidePreferred