Avamere Health Services Medication Aide (ALF) in Portland, Oregon

Overview:

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Full-time Medication Aide: Laurelhurst VillageDay shift

Please apply online at: or in person at facilityLaurelhurst Village 3060 SE Stark St. Portland, OR 97214(503) 535-4700

The primary responsibility of this position is to administer medications to residents and assist with other aspects of their daily care and routine.

Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset:

  • Administer medications to residents as ordered by the attending physician, under the direction of the Director of Health Services and according to the policies, procedures and practices of the facility.

  • Provide care to residents following the service plan and assist in updating each resident’s service plan.

  • Respond to resident calls and emergencies promptly and provide first aid assistance.

  • Assist with daily ADL’s 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 a calm and cheerful environment.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum 1 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 residents of this nature.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

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.

Laurelhurst Village is a 179-bed skilled nursing facility and assisted living facility providing short-term therapeutic rehabilitation, outpatient therapy and respite care, as well as, long-term care. Laurelhurst Village community provides a full range of exceptional senior living and skilled care options designed to accommodate your lifestyle and enable you to get the most from your retirement years. We offer exceptional care, wellness programs and social activities in a family atmosphere to create a community you’ll enjoy calling home. Laurelhurst Village is currently looking for top notch talent to join their all-star team.

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

Category Nursing

Shift Day

Hours Full-Time

Union Position Yes

Location Laurelhurst Village

Address 3060 SE Stark St

City Portland

State OR

Zip 97214