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Medication Aide (On-Call)

Avamere

This is a Part-time position in Hermiston, OR posted November 28, 2020.

Overview

Come work for one of Oregon’s 2018 Most Admired Companies!

Medication Aide

Per Diem Positions Available!

Avamere at Hermiston
980 W. Highland Ave.

Hermiston, OR 97838

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

Nestled within Morrow and Umatilla counties in Oregon you’ll find Avamere at Hermiston. This location features 57 rooms and offer s assisted living , memory care, and respite care. Amenities include 24-hour staff, salon , and an extensive activities calendar. Residents enjoy unique activities, like painting hours and country drives. Their engaging employee culture fosters trust and fun through their team, residents, and those just stopping by for a visit.

Several of Avamere at Hermiston’s staff have been there a while, giving residents the same friendly faces every day. Many staff have been there five to ten years, and three of their staff have been around for 16 years, including the Executive Director, Lori Scheel.

Avamere at Hermiston received the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. The award recognizes recipients for developing a foundation to begin a journey of continuous quality improvement.

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

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