Physical and Environmental Requirements

Certified Medication Aide

The following sensory and physical activities are essential functions of this position and are performed in excess of levels required for ordinary movement:

  • Awkward position
  • Balancing
  • Color vision
  • Crouching
  • Depth perception
  • Fingering (manipulative finger movements)
  • Grasping
  • Handling
  • Hearing
  • Lifting
  • Near visual acuity
  • Reaching
  • Smelling
  • Speaking
  • Standing/moving about
  • Stooping
  • Twisting

The following mental and communicative activities are essential to the performance of this position:

  • Ability to handle stress and emotion
  • Ability to handle conflict
  • Ability to organize materials
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Concentrating on task
  • Dealing with diverse populations
  • Fast reaction time
  • Handling multiple priorities
  • Making decisions with limited information
  • Making non-routine judgments
  • Performing task during limited time frame
  • Positive attitude toward ill, handicapped and elderly
  • Reasoning-applying procedures
  • Reporting to multiple supervisors
  • Using diplomacy and tact

Individuals in this position are required to carry or lift weights in this range:

  • 25-50 pounds

Individuals in this position are exposed to the following:

  • Bloodborne pathogens
  • Use of electrical equipment
  • Use of sharp instruments
  • Wet work-hands