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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/20/2016

Avamere Family of Companies Hillsboro, OR

Company
Avamere Family of Companies
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2564
AJE Ref #
576176540
Location
Hillsboro, OR
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

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Certified Medication Aide: Avamere Rehab of Hillsboro

Full-Time EVE Position Available!



2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Schedule: Four on, Two off

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

Avamere Rehab of Hillsboro
650 SE Oak St.
Hillsboro, OR 97123
(503) 648-8588



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 Hillsboro is a 100 bed skilled nursing and rehab facility providing short-term therapeutic rehabilitation, Alzheimer s and hospice care, as well as, long-term care. We are a proud recipient of the AHCA National Silver Award for quality, received a deficiency free State Survey in 2015, and have a 5-star Medicare rating. We have a brand new workout wellness center and new learning center where we provide different educational sessions. Avamere at Hillsboro is currently seeking top notch talent to join our hard working and dedicated team.