The New River Valley Regional Jail is seeking a career-oriented professional Certified Medication Aide (CMA).

As a valued member of our medical team, our Certified 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 medication.

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.  T

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


Education: High School graduate or equivalent  Graduate of an accredited Certified Medication Aide Course

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

Licenses/Certifications: Certified as a Medication Aide in the state within which services are provided  Must have current CPR Certification  Responsibilities

With over 260 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:

  • Competitive salary, starting at $27,040.00
  • 8 hour shift (5 days a week)
  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Promotional and educational opportunities
  • Virginia Retirement System
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Vacation, Sick, Civil and Military Leave
  • Holidays (14)
  • AFLAC Plans (optional)
  • Christmas Club
  • Virginia State Employee Credit Union Membership

Click here to download the Virginia state application.

How To Submit Your Application


Email your completed application to Director of Human Resources

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 Director of Human Resources, 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.”