Avamere Health Services Certified Medication Aide/ CMA in Medford, Oregon

Certified Medication Aide/ CMA

Category

CNA/CMA

Shift

Various Shifts

Hours

Part-Time

Union Position

Yes

Location

Avamere at Medford - Waterford/Three Fountains

Address

835 Crater Lake Ave

City

Medford

State

OR

Zip

97504

More information about this job:

Overview:

Now Hiring!

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.

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 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!