Avamere

  • Medication Aide - Assisted Living

    Category
    Nursing
    Shift
    Various Shifts
    Hours
    PRN
    Union Position
    No
    Location
    Avamere at Chestnut Lane
    Address
    1219 NE 6th Street
    City
    Gresham
    State
    OR
    Zip
    97030
  • Overview

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    Work where you make a Difference!

     

    Medication Aide - Assisted Living: Avamere at Chestnut Lane

    On-Call Various Shifts Available

     

    Avamere at Chestnut Lane is a Deaf and Deaf/Blind Community. 

    The ideal candidate will be someone proficient in ASL or willing to learn (lessons will be provided).

     

    Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com

      
    Avamere at Chestnut Lane
    1219 NE 6th Street.
    Gresham, OR 97030

     


    The primary responsibility of this position is to administer medications to residents and assist with other aspects of their daily care and routine.

     

    Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

    • Administer medications to residents as ordered by the attending physician, under the direction of the Director of Health Services and according to the policies, procedures and practices of the facility.
    • Provide care to residents following the service plan and assist in updating each resident’s service plan.
    • Respond to resident calls and emergencies promptly and provide first aid assistance.
    • Assist with daily ADL’s such as bathing, dressing and eating.
    • Document and communicate any changes pertaining to residents and complete all reports in a timely matter.
    • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • **ASL fluent** If no experience wiht ASL, must be willig to leave and we will provide ASL lessons.
    • Minimum 1 year experience in a healthcare setting.
    • Experience administering medications in accordance with established clinical standards and requirements of this state.
    • Knowledge and experience caring for and interacting with residents of this nature.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

    Facility Information

    Avamere at Chestnut Lane is an Assisted Living Community specializing in care for Deaf and DeafBlind residents. We are committed to providing quality care in a warm and friendly setting.  Avamere at Chestnut Lane is nationally recognized as one of the only senior communities in the United States that provides an environment that is focused on Deaf and DeafBlind culture.  We are located in the town of Gresham and are currently seeking top notch talent with a passion for the geriatric population and deaf culture to join our all-star team.  We are conveniently located right next to the MAX public transit station.

      

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