WellLife Network Client Coordinator - GCP004 - Tue - Fri 7-3pm an Sat 8-4pm in Fresh Meadows, New York
Client Coordinator - GCP004 - Tue - Fri 7-3pm an Sat 8-4pm
$12.48 - $0.00
Position Summary:Advocate for appropriate medical services for consumers. Provide direct care services to program participants, in addition act as liaison between the residence and medical facilities, hospitals, laboratories and pharmacies. Ensure that participant’s medical, dental or any other therapeutic appointments are carried out as required. Some knowledge of computers is needed.
Ensures that all activities enhance and support each person’s social responsibility, independence, dignity and continued growth.
Implements goals designed to maximize each resident’s level of independence, as determined by the IDT, including but not limited to: budgeting, grooming, nutritional planning, use of public transportation, use of community resources, shopping, and housekeeping. Responsible for entering consumer data documentation in Avatar.
Participates in weekly consult review meetings with the Residence Manager and Residence Nurse.
Assists residents in obtaining medical and clinic care according to individual need. Ensure clinical consults are completed appropriately prior to and following medical appointments.
Communicates all immediate medical concerns to the Residence Manager and/or Residence Nurse.
Works in conjunction with the Residence Nurse and Residence Manager to ensure proper medical follow-up occurs for all residents.
Ensures any and all medical documentation ordered and or medical interventions, i.e.: Blood work, EKG, X-ray reports etc…are obtained and placed in consumers binders for all medical consultations/ hospitalizations and or further placements.
Must be able to understand and articulate specific medical information.
Advocates for residents’ needs with physicians, lab technicians, psychiatrists, dentists and other providers of medical services.
Account for and oversee all medication as per PSCH Medication Administration Policy. This includes the computerized EMAR (Electronic Medication Administration Record) system, where applicable.
Communicates relevant information to other staff or supervisors; verbally and in writing, completing appropriate logs and incident reports.
Must be able to physically intervene with the resident when individual may cause physical injury to self or others; assist individual in responding to potentially dangerous situations; and administer emergency first aid.
Must successfully complete and perform all techniques required in AMAP, SCIP, CPR and First Aid.
Must be able to work flexible hours and travel to multiple sites. Caseloads and schedules are subject to change based on consumer need/request.
Maintain confidentiality at all times.
Other duties as requested.Other Responsibilities
Work schedules and locations are subject to change
Maintain confidentiality at all times
This does not limit the assignment of duties or exclude the performance of other duties, not mentioned, as assigned by the supervisor.
Associate’s degree in Human Services preferred. Experience working with the developmentally disabled and/or experience in the medical field. A valid NYS Drivers license is required.