Avamere

Certified Medication Aide/CMA (AVA)

Category
CNA/CMA
Shift
Day, Evening, or Noc
Hours
Full-Time
Union Position
Yes
Laurelhurst Village
3060 SE Stark St
Portland
OR
97214

Overview

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Now Hiring!

 

Full-time Certified Medication Aide: Laurelhurst Village
Day, Evening and NOC shift


Please apply online at: www.teamavamere.com or in person at facility

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 Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.

 

Laurelhurst Village is a 179-bed skilled nursing facility and assisted living facility providing short-term therapeutic rehabilitation, outpatient therapy and respite care, as well as, long-term care. Laurelhurst Village community provides a full range of exceptional senior living and skilled care options designed to accommodate your lifestyle and enable you to get the most from your retirement years. We offer exceptional care, wellness programs and social activities in a family atmosphere to create a community you’ll enjoy calling home.  Laurelhurst Village is currently looking for top notch talent to join their all-star team.

 

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

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