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Certified Medication Aide/CMA

Certified Medication Aide/CMA

Category 
CNA/CMA
Shift 
Day/Evening
Hours 
Full-Time
Union Position 
Yes
Location 
Avamere Rehabilitation of Newport
Address 
835 SW 11th Ave
City 
Newport
State 
OR
Zip 
97365

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Overview

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Full-time & Per Diem Certified Medication Aide/CMA: Avamere Rehab of Newport

Day/Evening shifts available

Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com



Avamere Rehab of Newport

835 SW 11th Ave
Newport, Oregon 97365
United States

 



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 Rehabilitation of Newport is an 80 bed skilled nursing and rehab facility providing short-term therapeutic rehabilitation, Alzheimer’s and hospice care, as well as, long-term care. We pride ourselves on our strong local ties and extended community relationships we have established. Our surrounding area has a residential feel featuring single-family homes on tree-lined streets and beautiful lawns around our community. Lovely ocean beaches and Newport’s historic Bayfront are also just minutes away. Avamere Rehab of Newport is currently seeking top notch talent to join our hard working and dedicated team.  

 

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