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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016

Avamere Family of Companies Portland, OR

Company
Avamere Family of Companies
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2390
AJE Ref #
576079990
Location
Portland, OR
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

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Certified Medication Aide CMA: Avamere Crestview of Portland
Full-time Evening Shift Available

(Eve 1:30pm-10:00pm)

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

Avamere Crestview of Portland
6530 SW 30th Ave
Portland, OR 97239
(503) 244-7533





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 at Crestview has proudly served the long-term care and short-term rehabilitation needs of the community for more than 40 years. A newly remodeled, 127 bed facility, Crestview is the proud recipient of the AHCA National Bronze Award for Quality. Our therapy staff is unmatched in the industry with more than 100 years of combined experience. Avamere at Crestview is currently seeking top notch talent to join our all-star team of interdisciplinary professionals.



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