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Medical Coordinator/Direct Support Professional

Company: Sco Family Of Services
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SCO Family of Services provides vital human services throughout New York City and Long Island and has done so for more than 100 years. SCO helps vulnerable New Yorkers build a strong foundation for the future. We get young children off to a good start, launch youth into adulthood, stabilize and strengthen families and unlock potential for children and adults with special needs. SCO Family of Services welcomes you to apply to join our family and help us work together to carry out our mission to build a stronger tomorrow. SCO Family of Services is an equal employment opportunity employer. Job Description - Medical Coordinator/Direct Support Professional (36184) Job Description Medical Coordinator/Direct Support Professional - 36184 Description Medical Appointments In collaboration with the RN, ensure that all medical appointments are scheduled in a timely manner and in accordance with regulations. Prepare clinical consultation forms for all medical appointments. In collaboration with the RN and the Residence Manager, ensure that there is sufficient staff scheduled for each appointment so the appointment can be attended in a timely manner. Accompany individuals and/or staff on medical appointments whenever possible. Ensure that all medical documentation is reviewed and signed by the RN and/or Residence Manager. File all medical documentation in the individual's medical binder once signed. Ensure that all medical appointments are up to date. In collaboration with RN, ensure that all individuals' lab work is up to date. Ensure that all physician recommendations are documented and implemented. Develop weekly/monthly (as determined by the RN and Residence Manager) medical appointment calendar Medication Maintain and obtain AMAP certification. Ensure that all prescriptions are submitted to ChemRx Pharmacy upon receipt. Count/record medications upon delivery; if an AMAP receives the medications, ensure that they have been counted and recorded properly. Complete "Client-Specific Sheet" when new medications are delivered. Check Medication Cart/Room weekly to ensure there are no expired medications and that there are sufficient medications for a minimum of five (5) days. Reorder medications when the supply is insufficient for a minimum of five (5) days. Ensure that ChemRx Pharmacy receives all original prescriptions. Review and log all control substance; review the log for control substances minimally weekly to ensure compliance and validate count. In collaboration with RN, discontinue medications when indicated by prescribing physician. Ensure the Medication Room/Cart is clean and orderly, and that all supplies are sufficient. Order medical supplies as needed. Ensure that all AMAP signatures are on the Medication Administration Record (MAR) prior to the first administration each month; file MAR documentation monthly. Preparation of off -site medication (home visits, trips, etc.) and inclusion of documentation of same for individuals in accordance with OPWDD regulations and agency policy and procedures. Documentation Assist RN in maintenance of Individuals' medical binders. Assist RN in completion of forms: infection control (monthly); medical appointment (monthly); nursing report; resident report (monthly) Complete all paperwork as requested by RN, Resident Manager Ensure pharmacy review is scheduled and completed quarterly Review/monitor Bowel Movement charts daily; report any issues to RN and Manager All other duties requested by the RN, Residence Manager/Assistant Residence Manager, Program Coordinator, Program Director Additional Direct Support Professional Duties Assist with the morning routine with individuals: ADL outcomes, making beds, breakfast clean-up, making breakfast as needed and/or requested Assist with dinner preparation if all medical coordinator responsibilities are completed Assist individuals when they come home from program (e.g., making lunch for the following day, afternoon tooth-brushing, laundry) as needed and/or requested Completion of laundry, if all medical coordinator responsibilities are completed Food shopping if needed for dinner and if time is available Qualifications High School Diploma/GED Comprehensive knowledge of OPWDD regulations Strong organizational, and interpersonal skills Good oral and written communication skills

Keywords: Sco Family Of Services, Suffolk , Medical Coordinator/Direct Support Professional, Other , Suffolk, Virginia

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