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SCO Family of Services Medical Coordinator/Direct Support Professional in Nassau, New York

_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

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Comprehensive knowledge of OPWDD regulations
  • Strong organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License
  • Computer literate.

Job: *RES. HABILITATION SPEC.

Organization: *SD006

Title: Medical Coordinator/Direct Support Professional

Location: New York-Nassau-East Massapequa

Requisition ID: 41669

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