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HEALTH SERVICES MEDICATION ASSISTANT

May 29, 2019

AVAILABLE TO INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY.

Spaulding Youth Center is seeking a full-time Health Services Medication Assistant, Monday through Friday, 1:00pm to 9:00pm, with flexibility to cover vacations and off times.

Essential functions include ensuring that medication is packed correctly from pharmacy and make corrections as necessary. Notify nursing staff so that second checks may be completed. Administer medications to cottages or school as assigned. Report to the nurse any health concerns noted. Obtain weights and heights in coordination with Health Services team as needed. Assist in preparation of medications for students leaving campus for extended periods. Maintain all medication rooms in cottages, to include stocking and cleaning. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements for the Health Services Medication Assistant is a High School diploma and medication training for a minimum of three years. Experience working with youths with behavioral, neurological or emotional needs in a residential setting is a must. Positive communication and interpersonal skills along with excellent customer service is required. Time management, organizational skills and the ability to prioritize are essential. Based on regulatory requirements, applicants for this role must be 21 years of age.

Spaulding Youth Center is a leading provider of services for children and youth with neurological, emotional, behavioral, learning and/or developmental challenges, including Autism Spectrum Disorder and those who have experienced significant trauma, abuse or neglect. Services include academic, behavioral health, residential, foster care, health and wellness and family support. We invite you to visit our website at www.spauldingyouthcenter.org to learn more about how we support exceptional children and families toward a successful future.

We support staff wellness by offering a very generous benefits package, delicious and healthy, free meals in our cafeteria, an on-site fitness center open 24/7 and beautiful walking trails throughout our spectacular campus. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and three references to jobs@spauldingyouthcenter.org.

Spaulding Youth Center is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.