Certified Medical Technician (CMT)


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Job Description Certified Medical Technician (CMT) The CMT will have skills in medication administration of non-parental medications which will qualify them to perform these procedures to assist LPN or RN in drug therapy.


A. Health - able to meet performance requirements of this job. 

B. Education and Training:

1. Completed an approved training program. 

2. Certified to practice in this state.

3. Participates in continuing education so that he/she has knowledge of current trends and new developments in nursing and meets state requirements.

4. Will participate in state required update training when applicable. 

C. Job Knowledge and Capabilities:

1. Ability to learn, absorb, and apply technical training, and the ability to prepare and administer treatment or medication and keep records in prescribed manner. 

2. Ability to perceive difference in patient behavior and recognize symptoms and the ability to communicate effectively in writing, by telephone, and in personal contacts. 

3. Ability to organize work procedures.

4. Special interest in geriatric nursing. 


A. Physical Demands:

1. Able to be on feet standing or walking 8-12 hours per day.

2. Able to lift 60-70 lbs. on occasional basis.

3. Able to bend, stoop, squat and twist numerous times daily.

4. Able to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual requests from patients.

5. Able to speak in clear, concise voice in order to communicate with patients who may be hearing impaired.

6. Able to carry out fine motor skills and manual dexterity.

7. Must have good leadership and communication skills.

B. Specific Patient Care Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Assume responsibility for safe administration of medications and treatments.

2. Coordinate nursing activities with the activities of other departments. Admit new patients.

3. Make frequent rounds to verify that appropriate nursing care (according to established policies and procedures) is provided; note any changes in a patient's condition•: intervene to correct any problems observed.

4. Assist physician during rounds.

5. Maintain the self-respect, personal dignity and physical safety of each patient. Assist patients to attain highest level of self-care possible.

6. Relieve other shifts if needed.

7. Perform other duties as assigned.

C. Specific Personnel/Employee Relations Responsibilities:

1. Resolve employee work related problems, complaints and grievances to extent possible. The first line supervisor is the first step in the formal complaint procedure described in the Personnel Manual.