Medical Coordinator

Overview
 
FIND YOUR PASSION. BE UNIQUE. SHARE IT WITH OTHERS. Everyone at Caregiver, Inc. Company is committed to a common goal – creating a world-class experience for our individuals. We are passionate about what we do while making a difference. We work with integrity, accountability, transparency, and compassion in everything we do because we understand those we serve have a choice in providers. Our company provides care to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to lead their unique lives independently.
 
Responsibilities 
The Medical Coordinator is responsible for the administrative activities regarding nursing for the group homes. This position takes instructions and is supervised by the Area Director and Registered Nurse (RN).

Essential Responsibilities/Job Duties

The following duties and/or responsibilities are not all-inclusive. The Medical Coordinator may be assigned other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Area Director and Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Filing paperwork in medical charts: MARS, Physician’s orders, nurse’s notes, and consumer appointment request form
  • Schedule consumers Physician’s appointments weekly
  • Schedule consumers add on appointments as they are needed
  • Notify Home Coordinators of scheduled appointments
  • Print out the schedule of appointments for office and field staff
  • Follow up on physician appointments when consumers are discharged from hospital/ER
  • Create a medical appointment folder that requires current Physician orders, a copy of Medicaid, and a consumer appointment request form
  • Educate transport staff to request proper documentation on Physician’s orders and consumer appointment request form to ensure legitimate Physicians orders and feedback
  • Fax current Physician’s orders to the pharmacy and on-call nurse.
  • Create new medical charts
  • Overnight RX triplicate that needs to be filled out by the pharmacy
  • Unpack received medication from the pharmacy
  • Notify Home Coordinator of received medication to schedule pick up
  • Mail overstocked and discontinued medication to complete for credit and disposal
  • Schedule appointments for SHL, TxHmL, and Foster Care clients as requested by the RN
  • Review medical charts for chronological order and updated physician’s orders
  • Request lab results
  • Make memos upon request
  • Monitor drug report from complete pharmacy
  • Request refills and quantities from Physicians
  • Familiarity with prescription requirements: right patient, right dose, right time, right route, and the right frequency
  • Familiarity with drugs such as controlled substance
  • Familiarity with diagnoses such as HTN, diabetes, urinary tract infection, MR, and mental health
Qualifications
  • High school diploma preferred or GED
  • Minimum 2 years experience performing administrative duties in a business environment
  • Exceptional Excel and Word skills
  • Must be proficient at using office equipment
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Good communication skills are a must
  • Must be a team-player
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
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