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Medication Aide

Medication Aide

Category 
Nursing
Shift 
Various Shifts
Hours 
Full-Time/Part-Time
Union Position 
Yes
Location 
Avamere at Medford - Waterford/Three Fountains
Address 
835 Crater Lake Ave
City 
Medford
State 
OR
Zip 
97504

More information about this job

Overview

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Full-time & Part-time Medication Aide: Avamere at Three Fountains
Various Shifts Available 

Please apply online at https://careers-avamere.icims.com
  
Avamere at Three Fountains
835 Crater Lake Avenue
Medford, Oregon 97504
www.avamereatthreefountains.com
 


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 Medford is a 117 bed skilled nursing and rehab facility providing short-term therapeutic rehabilitation, transitional and hospice care, as well as, long-term care. Unique to Avamere at Medford is a fitness center with a swimming pool and gym, a Massage Therapist and in addition, outdoor patios and a wide variety of activities available for patients functioning at different cognitive levels.  Join our team as we are currently seeking top notch talent!