Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I apply?
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Click on the link that says apply on-line under the Careers Tab.
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What are the nearest metro stations to the office?
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Red Line to the NOMA (New York Ave.) stop, we are at the intersection of New York Ave. and 1st St., NE.
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What is a TME License? How do I get the certification?
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Trained Medication Employee or an employee licensed to pass medications in the District of Columbia.  All Direct Support Professionals must be eligible to obtain a TME (Trained Medication Employee License).  This license is given by the DC Board of Nursing granting certification for Direct Support Personnel to administer medication(s) while employed by a Residential Provider in the District of Columbia.  All applicants must have this license or be eligible to apply before they will be considered for employment as a Direct Support Professional.  Classes are held by individual registered professional instructors certified by the DC Board of Nursing to perform this training.

To get learn more about TME Certification click here.
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What type of shifts are available for me?
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RCM offers Full-time, Part-time, Weekend and On-calls shifts with various days of work to meet the needs of the business.
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Do I have to work weekends?
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Yes, all employees must have the ability to work weekends to accommodate the needs of the individuals that we support and serve.
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Can I come down and apply in the office?
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RCM of Washington does not accept walk-ins all interested applicants must apply online.
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Can I transfer my Maryland CMT (Certified Medication Tech License), for a DC TME License?
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Yes, all applicants that possess a current CMT from Maryland or another state can transfer (reciprocity) to the District of Columbia. Applications are online detailing all requirements, with background instructions. Applications can be found at: http://hpla.doh.dc.gov, District of Columbia Health Professional and Licensing Administration.
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Where is the DC Board of Nursing?
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For all inquiries regarding the TME (Trained Medication Employee) application process and testing you can call 1-877-672-2174. Location Address:  

Department of Health
Health Professional Licensing Administration
Board of Nursing
899 North Capitol Street, NE
First Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 1-877-672-2174
Fax: (202) 727-8471
Email: hpla.doh@dc.gov
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Do I have to go into training?
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Yes, all applicants once hired are required to attend a two-week training administered at our Administration Offices located in Washington, DC.  All trainings will include the Department on Disabilities Services required testing, as well as company specific instruction.
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What are the other items required to apply for a Direct Support Professional position?
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All Direct Support Professionals must have the following: Driver’s License, Basic Computer Knowledge, CPR and First Aide, High School Diploma, and TME License.