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Medication Aide

Avamere

This is a Contract position in Newberg, OR posted December 6, 2020.

Overview

Work where you make a difference!

Medication Aide

Full-Time Day/Evening Shift Position Available!

Active Avamere employees receive a $500 Referral Bonus when they refer a new hire to work at Avamere!

Avamere at Newberg
730 Foothills Drive
Newberg, OR 97132
(503) 554-0767

As a medication aide with Avamere, you join a team with a culture and mission to enhance the life of every person we serve. This is more than a job – it’s a place where our team members build lasting relationships with patients and residents, their families, and fellow team members.

Find your calling at Avamere where we support you in your career path.

Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

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

Perks

  • Tuition assistance
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Free nursing assistant classes
  • Sign-on bonus for nursing assistants (NA) and certified nursing assistants (CNA)
  • Employee assistance program featuring discounts on gym memberships, financial coaching, counseling services, and more
  • Generous employee referral program
  • Paid time off
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage

Facility Information

Avamere at Newberg is nestled in the beauty of Yamhill County. This location features 54 rooms and offer s assisted living , memory care, and respite care services. Amenities include 24-hour staff, on-site spa , and an extensive activities calendar.

Their engaging employee culture fosters trust and fun through their team, residents, and those just stopping by for a visit. Read one caregiver’s thoughts on his passion for nursing and the residents.

Avamere at Newberg earned Pinnacle Quality Insight’s 2020 Customer Experience Award . The senior living community qualified for the award in the personal care category, displaying continued dedication to providing best in class healthcare services.

Avamere at Newberg is also a proud recipient of the American Health Care Association’s Bronze Quality Award .

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

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

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