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Medication Aide at Avamere Family of Companies

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Type: Full Time
Location: Sherwood, Oregon





Job Description:

Medication Aide

Category

Caregivers

Shift

Various Shifts

Hours

Full-Time/Part-Time

Union Position

Yes

Location

Avamere at Sherwood

Address

16500 Century Drive

City

Sherwood

State

OR

Zip

97140

Overview


Work where you make a difference!

Medication Aide
Full-Time/Part-Time Various Shift Positions Available!

Avamere at Sherwood
16500 SW Century Drive
Sherwood, OR 97140
(503) 625-7333


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
- 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

Amidst the beauty of Washington County in Oregon you'll find Avamere at Sherwood. This location features 79 rooms and offers assisted living, memory care, and respite care. Amenities include 24-hour staff, transportation, monthly ice cream socials, 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.

Avamere at Sherwood is proud to be a recipient of the Bronze Quality Award from the American Health Care Association.
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 Journal as they continually strive to enhance the life of every person they serve.

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

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

.

Avamere Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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