Avamere

  • Medication Aide

    Category
    Nursing
    Shift
    Evening
    Hours
    Full-Time
    Union Position
    Yes
    Location
    Avamere Crestview of Portland
    Address
    6530 SW 30th Ave
    City
    Portland
    State
    OR
    Zip
    97239
  • Overview

     

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    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.
    • 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.

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