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Medication Aide (non-certified)

Company: Clatsop Retirement Village
Location: Astoria
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Clatsop Care Retirement Village in Astoria, OR is actively seeking a reliable full-time Non-Certified Medication Aide to provide essential medications to our senior residents and other patients. Do you enjoy working with senior citizens? Are you organized and attentive to detail? Do you want to grow your career professionally in the long-term care industry? If yes, then please keep reading!This long-term care position earns competitive pay of up to $18 per hour, with the opportunity to earn a $500 sign-on bonus. We provide exceptional full-time benefits, including company-paid health, vision, dental, and life insurance. Our employees also enjoy 457b retirement options for tax-deferred investment, sign-on bonuses, paid time off (PTO), training, and education through a partnership with Clatsop community college. If this sounds like the right opportunity in assisted living, apply today!ABOUT CLATSOP CARE RETIREMENT VILLAGEClatsop Care Retirement Village is a part of Clatsop Care Health District that provides a variety of services to meet each individual's needs. We have many services, including health care, assisted living, short-term and long-term care, nursing homes, retirement communities, memory care, hospice, palliative, and in-home care. We are focused on providing the highest quality service and care to meet the physical, social, and emotional needs of our community. We strive to let our residents know that they are a valued part of the community through meaningful conversation, sincere listening, and constant involvement in all their activities. We care for our residents as if they were our own families, and, regardless of the level of care, we are always able to adapt to whatever they need! We understand that the more we work with patients to keep their independence, the happier and more fulfilling life they will have.We have a great team! We understand that how we treat our employees reflects on their performance. We strive to show our staff how much they are valued with a culture of open communication, transparency, and honesty. We also offer educational opportunities, competitive pay, and great perks and benefits to contribute to our positive work environment!A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A Medication AideAs an assisted living medication assistant, you provide each of your assigned senior or convalescing residents with excellent routine patient-centered care according to their care plan. You prepare and administer medications according to health care provider instructions and within the scope of your duties. With patience, you respond to resident call lights and bells in a timely manner. You ensure that residents' environments are comfortable and safe. Vigilant about reporting any changes in the condition of residents to the supervising nurse, you keep accurate and up-to-date records.You are patient and calm, treating those you care for just the way you would want your own family members treated. Careful about infection control in our assisted living community, you perform routine housekeeping duties such as cleaning and disinfecting bed rails, over-bed tables, and nightstands. You go home tired but feeling good about the positive impact you have made in the lives of our senior and convalescing residents!MEDICATION AIDE QUALIFICATIONS

Exceptional people skillsPrevious experience in a long-term care setting would be ideal! Can you make independent decisions, follow instructions, and accept constructive criticism? Do you have respect for and patience with ill, disabled, elderly, and emotionally upset people? Can you deal tactfully with personnel, clients, family members, visitors, government agencies, and the general public? Can you show empathy while maintaining appropriate professional boundaries? If so, then you might be perfect to work with our seniors and other patients as a Medication Aide!MEDICATION AIDE WORK SCHEDULEThis long-term care position has the opportunity to work stable full-time schedules!ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR ASSISTED LIVING TEAM?If you feel you'd be perfect as our Medication Aide /Team Lead, apply now using our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application.Location: 97103

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Keywords: Clatsop Retirement Village, Hillsboro , Medication Aide (non-certified), Other , Astoria, Oregon

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