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Company: Birch Family Services
Location: New York, NY
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Essential Functions:

· Prepare consult sheet for each appointment regardless of locale per agency guidelines:

· Review all consults after appointment immediately upon return to facility (whether medical coordinator accompanied the consumer or not).

· Submit Literal Text changes, new or discontinued orders to ChemRx by the 15th of each month to ensure accurate medication record on next month's MAR.

· Meet weekly for Medical Meeting with RN and Manager:

· Review any outstanding tasks, diagnostic tests, appointments to be completed.

· Attend Clinical Team Meetings:

· ICF: Quarterly, Annual and semi-annual as scheduled and/or monthly clinical

· IRA: Semi-annual, annual and as needed.

· Organize Consent for treatment process:

· Coordinate completion of documentation with RN, manager, MD

· Any additional tasks related to consumer health care or medical system as deemed necessary by RN or Nurse Administrator.

· Prepare new monthly MAR: Daily review of MAR/ Medication inventory to ensure:

· Ensure all medication errors are documented on an occurrence report and reported to the RN and manager.

· May be assigned other tasks and duties

Other Functions:

· Demonstrate respect for all people

· Demonstrate professional demeanor, attention to punctuality and attendance policies, reliability, flexibility and pleasantness

· Demonstrate privacy on all medical concerns

· Professionally interacts with other staff members and with others in the community

· Demonstrate enthusiasm for learning the knowledge and skills required to perform the job

· Readily seek and accept feedback to improve performance

· Apply knowledge and skills gained on the job and maintain required certifications

· Participate in the work of the organization in a positive way by using problem solving skills

· Demonstrate respect for the safety of all others

· Perform additional responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Staff

· May be assigned other tasks and duties reasonably related to their job responsibilities

· Adhere to all rules outlined in the policy and procedures manual


Minimum Job Requirements:


High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Preferably relevant medical certifications and Associates degree.


Minimum 2-year experience working with developmentally disabled population preferably OPWDD population with in a residential setting . To serve as Medical liaison between physicians, ancillary services and the individual/ IDT team and family; works with consultants, dietary personnel, pharmacist, lab, etc as needed to implement recommended changes, and will be responsible for documentation of their visits.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.:

· 1-2 years solid supervisory experience working with similar population.

· AMAP, SCIP, and CPR certification required, but will consider applicants who agree to obtain certification within 90 days of position appointment.

Physical Demands:

· Regularly required to speak clearly and hear the spoken word well.

· Regularly required to utilize near vision ability to read data and documents, including spreadsheets and reports, in printed form and on computer screens.

· Regularly required to provide physical care for clients and individuals, which may include, but is not limited to bathing, feeding, changing clothes or diapers and pushing wheelchairs.

· Ability to physically restrain challenging behaviors that include aggression, self-injurious, and destructive behaviors.

· Ability to apply proper lifting techniques

Work Environment:

· Noise level is consistent with levels usually present in an office, education, group home, residential, rehabilitation, industrial, workshop or health related environment.

· Hazards present are consistent with those common to an office, education, rehabilitation, industrial, workshop or health related environment.

· Working with individuals whose age ranges from childhood to adulthood

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