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Medication Aide (ALF)

Medication Aide (ALF)

Category 
Nursing
Shift 
Noc
Hours 
Full-Time/Part-Time
Union Position 
Yes
Location 
Avamere at Newberg
Address 
730 Foothills Drive
City 
Newberg
State 
OR
Zip 
97132

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Overview

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Full-time/Part-time Medication Aide: Avamere at Newberg​

 NOC Shift 

(day and evening shift coverage available)


Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com or in person, at facility

Avamere at Newberg
730 Foothills Drive
Newberg, OR 97132
(503) 554-0767

 


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

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.

 

Avamere at Newberg is offers 54 assisted living apartments and 22 shared memory care apartments, providing respite care, assisted living, and memory care.  We are a newly renovated building with onsite outpatient therapy offered 3 times a week.  We have created a culture of caring and our focus is centered around our patients.  Avamere at Newberg is currently seeking top notch talent with a passion for the geriatric population to join our all-star team.