Certified Medication Technician
Also referred to as: Certified Medication Technician
Requirements and Responsibilities
Administers prescribed medications to patients and maintains related medical records under immediate supervision. Verifies identity of patient receiving medication and records name of drug, dosage, and time of administration on specified forms or records. Takes vital signs or observes patient to detect response to medication. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and certified as a Medication Technician. Typically reports to a registered nurse or manager. No specified years of experience. Certification and/or License in specialty is required.
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Categories:  Healthcare -- Technicians, Entry Level
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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