Avamere Health Services Certified Medication Aide/ CMA in Medford, Oregon
Certified Medication Aide/ CMA
Avamere at Medford - Waterford/Three Fountains
835 Crater Lake Ave
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Part-time Certified Medication Aide/CMA: Avamere at Three Fountains
Various shifts available
Please apply online at https://careers-avamere.icims.com
Avamere at Three Fountains835 Crater Lake AvenueMedford, Oregon 97504www.avamereatthreefountains.com
The primary responsibility of this position is to assist in the administering of medication to residents.
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.
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 Medford is a 156 bed skilled nursing and rehab facility providing short-term therapeutic rehabilitation, transitional and hospice care, as well as, long-term care. Unique to Avamere at Medford is a fitness center with a swimming pool and gym, a Massage Therapist and in addition, outdoor patios and a wide variety of activities available for patients functioning at different cognitive levels. Join our team as we are currently seeking top notch talent!