Medical Aide

Position Title:  Medical Aide

Department: Clinical

Reports to Position Title:  Medical Supervisor

Purpose & General Description of the Position: In general, responsible in assisting with the Medical Supervisor in implementing tasks to help meet the medical needs of the residents. 

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Minimum Requirements:
  • Completion of Medical Assistant/CNA program and can provide proof of certification; or equivalent experience.
  • Current First Aid/CPR Certification for Adults and Children
  • Meet State “Good Moral Character” guidelines;
  • Preferably experience with children’s programs and/or working with at-risk youth;
  • Valid Michigan driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to WCC’s insurance carrier.


Required Skills & Abilities:
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize multiple tasks, as well as reprioritize tasks as needed based on incoming workflow;
  • Ability to effectively express oneself in verbal and written form in public speaking settings;
  • Current working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, such as Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint and other office equipment; Google-Calendar Sheets & Docs preferred but not required;
  • Ability work well with a multi-disciplinary team and children;
  • Positive customer service skills;
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and its application.
Essential Skills & Duties:
  • Performs basic first aid & minor treatments as assigned by the Medical Supervisor and as per scope of practice;
  • Observes, reports, and records pertinent children status utilizing proper policies and procedures;
  • Administers all medications to children, as prescribed;
  • Assists the Medical Supervisor during employee medication trainings;
  • Responsible for teaching, modeling, practicing, supporting and articulating the Agency’s Circle of Courage philosophy.
  • Transport children to medical appointments (use of personal vehicle may be required).


Note:  This description is a summary of the responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, experience, abilities, and qualifications associated with this position.  It is not an exhaustive list and may be changed at any time at the discretion of Whaley Children’s Center.


Updated: 02/05/2020 by AA