The New River Valley Regional Jail is seeking a Medical Technician that is career-oriented and enjoys working with people, personal challenges, and the opportunity for advancement.

Full and part-time positions are available. The full time schedule is from 2PM-10PM.

As a valued member of our medical team, our Medication Aide, under close supervision, assists in performing routine duties to include medication administration, inventory control and storage of pharmaceutical items.

Your responsibilities will be:

-Preparing and administering prescribed medications to patients under the supervision of a licensed LPN/ RN, and in compliance with all Facility policies and procedures and Pharmacy Board rules and regulations governing the administration and documentation of medications

-Adhering to all Facility policies and procedures and Pharmacy Board rules and regulation regarding the administration and documentation of narcotic medications

-Performing medication administration responsibilities while adhering to all safety principles

-Documenting administration of medication on the Medication Administration Record (MAR)

-Documenting medications not administered on the MAR, and the reason for not being administered.

The above responsibilities are a highlight of responsibilities and not a full list. Other responsibilities may be performed as assigned.


Education: High School graduate

Experience: One (1) year related experience in a medical environment preferred

Licenses/Certifications: Certified as a Medication Aide and plus, but not necessary.  We will train the right individual
With over 200 employees, the New River Valley Regional Jail is an “Employer of Choice” in Southwest Virginia. We strive to hire and retain employees who bring dedication and talent to the workforce. We offer a competitive, cost effective, and quality benefits package to include the following:

  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Promotional and educational opportunities
  • Virginia Retirement System
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • H SA Accounts for qualifying plans
  • Paid employee meals
  • Vacation, Sick, Civil and Military Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Christmas Club
  • Credit Union Membership

How to Submit Your Application

Online: Through our form at

In Person: Drop off your completed application at the New River Valley Regional Jail which is located at 108 Baker Road, Dublin, VA 24084. Human Resources is open 08:00 am – 4:00 pm.

By Mail: Mail your completed application to Human Resources Manager, New River Valley Regional Jail, PO Box 1067, Dublin, VA 24084 

EEO Policy: “The New River Valley Regional Jail is fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees, without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veterans’ status or other characteristic prohibited by law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.”


NRVRJ is an EEO/Veterans/Disability/Drug Free Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 /hour