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Certified Medication Aide/CMA (AVA)

Certified Medication Aide/CMA (AVA)

Category 
CNA/CMA
Shift 
Day/Evening
Hours 
Full-Time/Part-Time
Union Position 
Yes
Location 
Avamere Transitional Care at Sunnyside
Address 
4515 Sunnyside Rd SE
City 
Salem
State 
OR
Zip 
97302

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Overview

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Full-time Certified Medication Aide/CMA: Avamere Transitional Care at Sunnyside

Full-time Day and Evening shift available!

Part-time weekend shifts available!


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

Avamere Transitional Care at Sunnyside
4515 Sunnyside Rd. SE
Salem, OR 97302
(503) 370-8284

 

 

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.

 

Avamere Transitional Care at Sunnyside is a 95-bed skilled nursing and rehab facility providing short-term therapeutic rehabilitation, outpatient therapy and respite care, as well as, long-term care. We pride ourselves in our strong community programs for our residents. Thanks to our smaller community, staff and residents really get to know one another, and we can integrate services more seamlessly. Join our team as we are currently seeking top notch talent!  

 

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