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Certified Medication Aide/CMA

Certified Medication Aide/CMA

Category 
CNA/CMA
Shift 
Day/Evening
Hours 
Full-Time/Part-Time
Union Position 
Yes
Location 
Avamere Rehabilitation of Coos Bay
Address 
2625 Koos Bay Blvd
City 
Coos Bay
State 
OR
Zip 
97420

More information about this job

Overview

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 Now Hiring! 

 

Full-time/Part-time Certified Medication Aide: Avamere Rehab of Coos Bay

Day/Evening shift available

  

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

 

 Avamere Rehab of Coos Bay

2625 Koos Bay Blvd.

Coos Bay, Oregon 97420

 

 

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 Coos Bay is a 60 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 high patient satisfaction rating and receiving the Silver Quality Award from the American Health Association. At Coos Bay we have a top notch culinary team who is well known in the community and we have crafted an environment that is homelike and comfortable. We are currently seeking qualified and compassionate individuals to join our all-star team.