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Certified Medication Aide

Company: Therapy Solutions
Location: Salem
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

Status: Full-Time

Shift: DAY & EVE Shift

Schedule: Variable schedule

Location: Salem Transitional Care - 3445 Boone Rd SE, Salem, OR 97317

Employee Perks

  • Tuition assistance
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Career development
  • Employee assistance program featuring counseling services, financial coaching, free legal services and more
  • Generous employee referral program
  • Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually)
  • 401K retirement plan with employer match
  • Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage
  • Access up to 50% of your net earned income before payday Avamere understands the importance of affordable and accessible healthcare for our team members and is very excited to partner with SEIU 503 and the Essential Worker Healthcare Trust to offer an excellent health insurance benefit plan at a significantly reduced cost to the employee.

    Starting in 2023, our Full-Time Oregon team members will be able to participate in a PPO or HMO plan with deductibles as low as $800.00 with significantly reduced premium costs. Employees will be eligible to start using their benefits within their first month of hire - no 60+ day waiting period! Vision, Dental, STD, LTD, AD&D, and other benefits are available for enrollment as well.

    Job Responsibilities
    • Administer medications to residents as ordered and under the direction of the attending physician
    • Administer medications in accordance with established nursing standards, policies, local procedures and practices, 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 all medications administered are properly labeled, returned, and reordered
    • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and foster a calm and cheerful environment
    • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies
    • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines
    • Effectively communicate necessary resident information to charge nurses, director of nursing and/or administrator Qualifications
      • High school diploma or equivalent
      • Must be a licensed Certified Medication Aide in the state
      • Knowledge of the meaning and common medical abbreviations, symbols, and terms for medication administration
      • Ability to accurately measure, record, and report vital signs

        Please Note: Effective Oct. 18, 2021, all Avamere employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious exception. You will need to provide proof of vaccination (or approved exemption) within 10 days of starting work.

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

        Avamere Skilled Advisors, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

Keywords: Therapy Solutions, Salem , Certified Medication Aide, Other , Salem, Oregon

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