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Medication Aide (Day/Evening)

Company: Avamere
Location: Salem
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


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Medication Aide

Shift Type: Full-Time or Part-Time

Shift: Day/Evening Shifts

Location: The Arbor at Avamere Court - 450 Clagget Court N Keizer, OR 97303

At Avamere, we offer a strong, exciting team environment with group decision making culture! You get the chance to make a difference every day in the lives of those we care for. If you have a passion for helping others, then look no further! We would love to have you join our Avamere Family!

We are dedicated to keeping our team members and residents safe. Download our flyer that shows our protocols and response to COVID-19 here.

Employee Perks: Tuition assistance Access up to 50% of your net earned income before payday Career Development Employee assistance program featuring counseling services, financial coaching, free legal services, and more Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually) 401(k) retirement plan with employer match Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage


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

Facility Information

The town of Keizer, Oregon is home to The Arbor at Avamere Court, a 96-bed memory care community.

As a memory care community, they are committed to the fight for a cure for Alzheimer's. Both team members and residents get involved in the annual Walk to End Alzheimers .

The Arbor at Avamere Court earned Pinnacle Quality Insight's 2020 Customer Experience Award . The senior living community qualified for the award in the safety and security, transportation needs, and communication categories, displaying continued dedication to providing best in class healthcare services.

They also 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.

Their engaging culture fosters trust and fun throughout their team, with residents, and those just stopping by for a visit.

Get to know more about The Arbor at Avamere Court on their blog and Facebook .

Keywords: Avamere, Salem , Medication Aide (Day/Evening), Other , Salem, Oregon

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