Avamere

  • Medication Aide

    Category
    Caregivers
    Shift
    Noc
    Hours
    Full-Time/Part-Time
    Union Position
    Yes
    Location
    Avamere at St. Helens
    Address
    2400 Gable Rd
    City
    St. Helens
    State
    OR
    Zip
    97051
  • Overview

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    Medication Aide

    Full-time/Part-time NOC Shifts

     

    Avamere at St. Helens

    2400 Gable Rd.

    St. Helens, OR 97051

    (503) 366-8070

     

     


    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.

    Facility Information

    Avamere at St. Helens offers spacious independent senior living cottages, assisted living apartments and memory care. Enjoy activities such as scheduled outings to restaurants and shopping in our 15-passenger van, or stay in and have dinner at our Bridgepoint Restaurant. Stroll through our courtyard and across the walking bridge, or spend some time in the sun tending to your garden bed. We value each our residents and are proud to be a recipient of the AHCA National Bronze Award for Quality. Avamere at St. Helens is currently seeking top notch talent with a passion for the geriatric population to join our all-star team.  

     

    This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the SEIU 503

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