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Certified Medication Aide  

Description

Wyandot BHN is seekign a dedicated Certified Medication Aide (CMA) to join our med clinc team. The CMA's will make a difference in the lives of individuals with a range of behavioral health needs and those with chronic mental illness. The CMA passes medications, as prescribed by a physician, and provides direct care to the consumers.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Prompt consumers to take their medications as prescribed.
  • Educate consumers on medication side effects and other important medication related information.
  • Provide medically necessary direct care and support in a residential environment, as directed.
  • Assist in providing structured and constructive activities that support the client's treatment.
  • Assist clients with learning and practicing daily living and social skills.
  • Assist client in completing daily living tasks as needed.
  • Assist clients with problem-solving daily living situations.
  • Complete all required documentation thoroughly, on time and according to agency standards.
  • Provide services on an individual basis or in a group setting as required.
  • Engage individuals in a positive, constructive, respectful and hopeful manner.
  • Recognize and demonstrate sensitivity to cultural and ethnic differences.
  • Help others succeed by demonstrating exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and/or serious emotional disturbance, and the ability to react effectively in a wide variety of human service situations.
  • Effectively manage conflict.
  • Interact positively with other staff, members of the agency and team, including active participation in supervision activities, team meetings and training, etc.
 
Position Requirements
  • High school diploma
  • Possesses a valid Certified Medication Assistant (CMA) certificate.
  • Prior experience providing effective, efficient healthcare/welfare services work preferred.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with individuals.
  • Communicate directly and effectively in a cooperative manner.
  • Ability to relate and work in an innovative manner with clients at risk of hospitalization.
  • Relates a positive approach to complex mental health issues.
  • Ability to be sensitive to cultural and ethnic differences.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable trasnportation and current liability insurance coverage.
  • Must meet all relevant licensing, credentialing, etc. requirements.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Hours Full Time  
Division Wyandot Center  
About the Organization Wyandot Behavioral Health Network (Wyandot BHN) is a family of organizations serving the behavioral health needs of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and beyond.

Our network of organizations provides resources for adults, children and families in need of behavioral health services; individuals experiencing homelessness; assistance with housing, employment, and other needs.

Wyandot BHN organizations include:

• Kim Wilson Housing, Inc. - Supportive housing program
• RSI - 24/7 Crisis Center
• PACES - Children & adolescents behavioral health care center
• Wyandot Center - Adult behavioral health care center  
EOE Statement Wyandot Behavioral Health Network's family of organizations: Kim Wilson Housing, PACES, RSI and Wyandot Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Wyandot Behavioral Health Network to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender (to include orientation, identity or expression), disability, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. Any act of retaliation or discrimination against any person who has filed a complaint or assisted or participated in any investigation involving a complaint is prohibited.
 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://WyandotInc.appone.com



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