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Medication Aide (ALF)

Medication Aide (ALF)

Category 
Nursing
Shift 
Various Shifts
Hours 
Full-Time
Union Position 
No
Location 
Seaport Landing
Address 
1201 Hancock Street
City 
Port Townsend
State 
WA
Zip 
98368

More information about this job

Overview

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Full-time Medication Aide: Seaport Landing
Various Shifts Available

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

Seaport Landing
1201 Hancock Street
Port Townsend, Washington 98368
 

 


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

As a part of the Avamere Family of Companies, we embrace our mission “to enhance the life of everyone we serve.” Being a part of Avamere provides us with comprehensive clinical resources such as therapy, home health, and hospice care to best serve our Independent and Assisted Living residents.  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 and residents.