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Medication Aide

Company: Avamere
Location: Albany
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

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Medication Aide

Shift Type: Full-Time

Shift: Evening Shift

Location: Avamere at Albany - 2800 14th Ave SE Albany, OR 97322

We offer a strong, exciting team environment with group decision making culture! Whether you are fresh out of school, are looking to improve your skills, or are wanting to grow in your career, let Avamere help! You get the chance to make a difference every day in the lives of those you care for. If you have a passion for helping others, then look no further! We would love to have you join our Avamere Family!

Employee Perks:

  • Tuition assistance
  • Access up to 50% of your net earned income before payday
  • Career Development
  • Employee assistance program featuring counseling services, financial coaching, free legal services, and more
  • Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually)
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage


Details

Responsibilities
  • Administer medications as ordered by the attending physician, under the direction of the director of health services and according to current policies, procedures, and practices
  • Care for residents and assist in updating each resident's service plan
  • Respond to resident calls and emergencies promptly and provide first aid assistance
  • Assist with activities of daily living 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 foster a calm and cheerful environment
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines


Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum one-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 elders


Facility Information

Nestled in the beautiful Willamette Valley is Avamere at Albany. This location features 50 rooms and offers assisted living and respite care services. Amenities include 24-hour staff, scheduled transportation, and an extensive activities calendar. Their engaging culture fosters trust and fun throughout their team, residents, and those just stopping by for a visit.

Avamere at Albany organizes many support groups for their residents and family members, including Laughter Yoga and one for those living with chronic diseases. They also feature a wellness clinic for residents and a full activities calendar. You can get details on these amenities here .

Avamere at Albany received the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the A merican Health Care Association in 2019.

Get to know more about Avamere at Albany on their blog and on Facebook .

Keywords: Avamere, Albany , Medication Aide, Other , Albany, Oregon

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