Avamere

Certified Medication Aide/CMA

Category
CNA/CMA
Shift
Day/Evening
Hours
Full-Time
Union Position
Yes
Location
Laurelhurst Village
Address
3060 SE Stark St
City
Portland
State
OR
Zip
97214

Overview

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Certified Medication Aide
Full-time Day/Evening Shifts Available

 

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Laurelhurst Village

3060 SE Stark St. 
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 535-4700

 

 

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

Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

  • 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.

 

  • 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.

Facility Information

The mission to “enhance the life of every person we serve” extends beyond the patients and residents at Laurelhurst Village, a 159-bed assisted living and skilled nursing community in Portland, Oregon. Their services include: assisted living, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, long-term care, and respite care.

 

When the team welcomes a new patient or resident, they also welcome the family members into their circle of support.

 

Their culture of trust and support is also evident in their interactions as a team. Together they earned the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association. This stands as a testament to their goal to provide outstanding quality care.

As part of the Avamere Family of Companies, the team is proud to be named one of Oregon’s most admired companies by the Portland Business Journal.

 

Get to know more about Laurelhurst Village on their blog and Facebook.

 

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

 

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