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Certified Medication Technician Job

Job Number: 81315079440

Location: Hagerstown, MD

Date Posted: 12-26-2017

Wexford Health Sources, the nation's leading innovative correctional health care company, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality.  For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone.  We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue. 

Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a Full-Time Certified Medication Technician to join our team of healthcare professionals at Maryland Correctional Training Center in Hagerstown, MD.

We’re proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual review with performance increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement saving plans
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account

Position Summary:

The Certified Medication Technician will be required to administer medication safely in accordance with the Medical Provider’s prescription, DPSCS policies and procedures, DPSCS Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) as delegated and supervised by the Registered Nurse.


1. Administer and document medication on the MAR to inmates in accordance with the DPSCS policies. to all general population inmates including:

  1. Liquid medications
  2. Eye drops and ointments
  3. Ear medications
  4. Nasal medications
  5. Topical medications

2. Can NOT administer medications to the following:

  1. Segregated /PC  inmates
  2. Special Needs Inmates housed on an Inpatient  Psychiatric setting
  3. Infirmary inmates

3. Demonstrate knowledge of KOP process with provision of refill medication only.

4. Participate in the controlled drug substance counts under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.

5. CAN NOT Transcribe the Physician/Nurse Practitioner orders including Medication Administration Records (MAR).

6. Maintain a working knowledge of the rules and regulations of DPSCS and comply with the same.

7. Maintain a working knowledge of the rules and personnel policies of the DPSCS Medical vendor  and adhere to the same.

8. Consistently practice universal precautions and maintain an awareness of appropriate infection control practices.

9. Maintain a working knowledge of social and behavioral aspects of correctional facility particularly as they relate to compliance with security needs.

10. Other duties as assigned within the scope of practice. 

The duties and responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only; employees may be assigned other duties as required.


Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel.  Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning.




REPORT TO: Registered Nurse

CERTIFICATION: Current CPR Certification

EDUCATION: A person who has attended a 20 hour training program taught by a Registered Nurse approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing and topics covered are those specified by MD BON. Certified Medication Technicians only perform  the delegated nursing function of medication administration.  


  • Minimum of one (1) years of clinical experience preferred
  • Correctional Experience preferred


  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • General math and analytical skills, and planning, administrative and organizational skills essential. 
  • Demonstrated experience meeting multiple deadlines. 
  • Ability to competently manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment.
  • Must be able assist staff with various policies, administrative and organizational projects.
  • Must be a "Team-player" as this position requires daily coordination with other coworkers.


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