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Certified Medication Aide/CMA

Avamere

This is a Contract position in Portland, OR posted December 4, 2020.

Overview Come work for one of Oregon’s 2018 Most Admired Companies Newly Increased Wages Certified Medication Aide Full-time Day/Evening Shifts Available PRN Opportunities Laurelhurst Village 3060 SE Stark St.

Portland, OR 97214 (503) 535-4700 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 mission to “enhance the life of every person we serve” extends beyond the patients and residents at Laurelhurst Village, a 159-bed assisted living and skilled nursing campus in Portland, Oregon.

Their services include: assisted living, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, long-term care, and respite care.

When the team welcomes a new patient or resident, they also welcome the family members into their circle of support.

Their culture of trust and support is also evident in their interactions as a team.

Together they earned the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association.

This stands as a testament to their goal to provide outstanding quality care.

The American Health Care Association also recognized Laurelhurst Village for quality care as part of the Quality Initiative Recognition Program (https://www.avamere.com/laurelhurst-village-recognized-for-quality-care/) .

Laurelhurst Village , in partnership with the Oregon Department of Human Services (https://www.oregon.gov/dhs/Pages/index.aspx) (DHS), opened a dedicated, temporary facility in April 2020 considered an Emergency Health Care Center (EHCC) for patients with COVID-19.

You can read more here (https://www.avamere.com/dedicated-covid-19-unit-open-at-laurelhurst-village/) .

As part of the Avamere Family of Companies, the team is proud to be named one of Oregon’s most admired companies by the Portland Business Journa l.

Get to know more about Laurelhurst Village on their blog (https://www.avamere.com/category/laurelhurst-village/) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/LaurelhurstVillage/) .

This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the SEIU 503

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