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Certified Medication Aide CMA: Avamere Rehab of Hillsboro

Avamere Health Services Type Full time Posted 8/8/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/16/2014
OR - Oregon (All) - Hillsboro Referral - n/a -    
 
Certified Medication Aide CMA: Avamere Rehab of Hillsboro
Full Time
Evening
Avamere Rehab of Hillsboro
(503) 718-2010
650 Se Oak St.
Hillsboro
OR
97123
8/7/2014

The primary responsibility of this position is to assist in the administering of medication to residents.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Administer medications to residents as ordered and under the direction of the attending physician.
  • Administer medications in accordance with established nursing standards, policies, procedures and practices of this facility, and requirements of the state.
  • Accurately and safely prepare, administer and document the oral and/or topical medications ordered for a resident.
  • Complete necessary forms, charts and reports in a timely matter.
  • Ensure that all medications administered are properly labeled, returned and reordered.
  • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
  • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.
 
Qualifications and Skillsets:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be a licensed Certified Medication Aide in this state.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Knowledge of the meaning and usage of common medical abbreviations, symbols and terms relative to the administration of medications.
  • Ability to accurately measure, record and report the vital signs of a resident.
  • Effectively communicate necessary resident information to Charge Nurses, Director of Nursing and/or Administrator.

Upon hire, all employees will be drug tested, criminal background checked and DMV checked for driving company vehicles. If you have any questions regarding the employment checks, please contact the human resource department. 

The Avamere Family of Companies represents a group of independent companies dedicated to senior’s health and well-being. We take great pride in offering “a continuum of care” which allows seniors to stay independent and active. With more than forty retirement communities and skilled nursing facilities in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Colorado, the Avamere companies are responsive to the changing personal needs of seniors.
 
Avamere full time employee benefits package includes: medical, 401K retirement plan, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, ID theft recovery services, wellness program, and voluntary dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability and AD&D coverage.  We are excited to announce the return of our Tuition Reimbursement Program, and our new Workshop/Seminar Sponsorship Program, LA Fitness membership discounts, and discounts through University of Phoenix and Concordia University!


Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer;