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RN/Medical Service Coordinator in Manhattan, New York at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

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Job Description

OVERVIEW:   Responsible for the day to day coordination of client medical care, oversees all administrative functions in the program medical department.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

  • Oversee all aspects of the medical/nursing department(s) in the program.

  • Implement and integrate medical protocols into the management of client medical diagnoses.

  • Administer medication to clients within scope of practice. Provide support to staff who oversee clients medication administration procedures.

  • Venipuncture for lab draws.

  • Medical representative at interdisciplinary team meetings.

  • Assist in addressing the medical component of audits conducted by regulatory bodies and COA as well as internal audits.

  • May coordinate, prepare and distribute all routine administrative medical reports, as required by any licensing and / or regulatory bodies.

  • Participate in client education programs on relevant health related issues.

  • Provide staff ongoing education and tools in order to ensure appropriate responses to medical concerns at all times.

  • Assist in pharmacy reviews and medication security procedures.

  • Collaborate with community hospital leadership and staff to promote collaboration and continuity of care across settings for clients during all phases of hospitalization.

  • Work closely as a liaison with program psychiatric and primary care prescribers.

  • Coordinate with school nurses to facilitate nursing care and medical requirements for all residential clients who attend outside educational facilities.

  • Participate in ongoing agency medical leadership meetings.

  • Perform ongoing Electronic Health Record reviews to ensure both regulatory compliance as well as opportunities for Quality Improvement.

  • Assure that any medical problems / issues are communicated to the Primary Care Practitioner and Administrator(s) as necessary, including a follow-up.

  • Upon successful completion ofCPR train the trainer program the RN will perform CPR certifications for staff as needed.

  • Able to respond to after-hours medical crisis calls to provide telephone guidance to Program Staff and follow up appropriately.

  • Other tasks as indicated by leadership.

    Requirements:

Minimum education level of a BSN or RN. Position may require specialized expertise in the area of mental health, developmental disorders, crisis intervention, AIDS or infectious disease or other areas as deemed appropriate for the program’s needs. Should be familiar with standard reporting requirements as dictated by those bodies to whom the division is accountable.