Health Care Coordinator - Meridian Tech
Health Care Coordinator

Primary Function

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

 

  • Comply with all terms, conditions, and requirements set forth by all regulatory agencies, DDSD policy, as well as the policies and procedures set forth by SEI.
  • Actively participate as a member of the Team in all meetings involving the individual’s medial needs including but not limited to; Admissions, Annual IP Meetings, and Discharge Meetings.
  • Provide clear and legible documentation for all medical records, medication logs, and outcomes as specified in each person’s Individual Plan (IP). Documentation should be completed at the time of task.
  • Schedule all medical appointments and communicate all health related information to the primary physician. Report relevant information back to the Program Manager or designee.
  • Obtain paperwork from the physician documenting the findings/recommendations from each visit. Ask for clarification if documentation is not legible or if further explanation is needed.
  • Ensure the proper medication is ordered and available for each individual.
  • Administer medication in proper dosages and at the designated times per the prescription label.
  • Adhere to confidentiality guidelines as outlined by SEI policy and HIPPA regulations.
  • Closely monitor the handling and record keeping of the individual’s medication(s), to include accurate medication counts, labeling, and disposal of medications.
  • Complete a weekly review of all medication records.
  • Immediately notify the Program Manager or designee of errors and/or omissions in medication documentation, problems, conflicts, difficulties, accidents, and/or incidents.
  • Complete a monthly review of each client’s health status, to include dietary needs. Effectively identify early signs of health deterioration or medical risks and bring to the attention of the Program Manager or designee.
  • Ensure all medical deficiencies/errors are corrected within the assigned time frames as noted on Quality Assurance Reports.
  • Review physician’s orders on a routine basis and clarify, if necessary, so that all staff and team members will understand what the physician has ordered, how to do it, when to do it, and what to do if the order cannot be carried out.
  • Assist in coordinating all admissions to and discharges from the hospital or medical facility.
  • Transport individuals served, as needed, to doctor’s appointments.
  • Ensure the health, safety, and welfare of each individual served by teaching safety skills at every opportunity.
  • Maintain professional boundaries between employees, families, and individuals served by SEI.
  • Provide guidance and direction while being a positive role model to the individuals served by SEI.
  • Treat individuals served by SEI with dignity and respect and in an age and culturally appropriate manner.
  • Attend staff meetings, in-services, required program specific training and on-going training as appropriate and required.
    To perform the Health Care Coordinator/Habilitation Training Specialist job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and responsibility satisfactorily.  These requirements are representative, but no all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to serve as the HCC.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
    To perform the Health Care Coordinator/Habilitation Training Specialist job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and responsibility satisfactorily.  These requirements are representative, but no all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to serve as the HCC.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     Supervisory Responsibilities:
    The Health Care Coordinator has no supervisory responsibilities.

  • Physical Demands :
    These physical demands are representative of the physical demands necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Health Care Coordinator.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of this job.

    Conclusion:
    This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the Health Care Coordinator position and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, or responsibilities associated with the position.  The HCC will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Required Skills

The following experience will positively impact hourly rate:

Previous HCC experience

Previous work with DHS or DDS

DDMAT certification

CMA/CNA certification (or in process of)

Certified in CPR/FA

Hours

The hours for HCC are typically 8-4, though 9-5 is an option M-F.

Salary Range

starting pay would be $12/hr.

Application Process/Contact Information

They would need to come down to 103 E. 32nd St.

They can also give me a call at 405-982-1832