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Medication Aide (AVA)

Medication Aide (AVA)

Category 
Caregivers
Shift 
Various Shifts
Hours 
Full-Time
Union Position 
No
Location 
Avamere at St. Helens
Address 
2400 Gable Rd
City 
St. Helens
State 
OR
Zip 
97051

More information about this job

Overview

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Medication Aide: Avamere at St. Helens
Full-time Various Shifts Available

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

Avamere at St. Helens
2400 Gable Rd.
St. Helens, OR 97051
United States
 

 


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 St. Helens offers spacious independent senior living cottages, assisted living apartments and memory care. Enjoy activities such as scheduled outings to restaurants and shopping in our 15-passenger van, or stay in and have dinner at our Bridgepoint Restaurant. Stroll through our courtyard and across the walking bridge, or spend some time in the sun tending to your garden bed. We value each our residents and are proud to be a recipient of the AHCA National Bronze Award for Quality. Avamere at St. Helens is currently seeking top notch talent with a passion for the geriatric population to join our all-star team.