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Medication Coordinator 1 (TAP)

Company: DePaul
Location: Rochester
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

US-NY-RochesterCategory Residential Care Mental HealthType Regular Full-TimeFLSA Status Non-ExemptShift Varied ShiftsDepartment ResidentialCorporation Name DePaul Community Services (DCS)Overview$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS! The DePaul Carriage Factory Apartment Treatment Program is now hiring a full-time Medication Coordinator! This full-time position is eligible for the following benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Generous PTO & Paid Holidays, 403B, Employee Discount Programs, and Staff Recognition Programs.Responsibilities Provides leadership for medication related systems, adherence to DePaul Policy, Training and Standards.Process all incoming client medications. This includes checking labels for accuracy, completing proper documentation and storing medications as per DePaul's standards and NYS Office of Mental health regulations.Process incoming prescriptions, medication or treatment orders and updates client charts as well as the Medication Administration Record (MAR) when new medications or change orders are prescribed. Inventories all medication (pill, liquid, inhaler, and creams) and required supplies (BGL test strips, alcohol swabs) weekly to identify medications that need to be ordered. Ensures that prescriptions are refilled as needed. Request standing order prescriptions as needed.Tracks and oversees the medication ordering, supply and ensure medications are on site without interruptions of medication regimen.Acts as a liaison with resident, doctors, pharmacies, providers and residential staff as necessary to ensure timely and accurate ordering of medications and appointment scheduling as needed.Oversees the supervision of all residents' medications in accordance with physician's orders, DePaul's Policy and NYS Office of Mental Health regulations. Monitors the medication related documentation weekly for accuracy and completeness. Address areas of need with Site Supervisor.Reports significant issues regarding client medications to the Residential Supervisor (i.e. missed doses of medications, resident refusals, adverse reactions, etc.).Responsible for overseeing the monitoring and documentation of all residents involved in the self-medication process.Respects and maintains resident confidentiality and demonstrates a caring, positive attitude towards all residents, family members, staff, guests and service providers.Performs any other duties necessary for the effective operations of the program, and the medication room in particular. QualificationsEducation & Experience: High School Diploma required. Advanced educational degree preferred. One-year experience working with people with mental illness preferred. Demonstrated prior medication management experience required. Excellent organizational and communication skills with experience interfacing with medical personnel and adherence to protocols.* In addition to the above criteria this position also requires a clean NYS driving record as outlined in DePaul's personnel policy.Work EnvironmentThe DePaul Carriage Factory Apartment Treatment Program provides consumers with the highest level of independence in a program licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health. The program is designed to be a preparatory step before the consumer begins to live independently within the community. An emphasis is placed on increasing personal initiative and self-reliance. Staff make routine visits and are available 24-hours a day in case of an emergency.This full-time position is Tuesday-Saturday.PM18PI197739527

Keywords: DePaul, Rochester , Medication Coordinator 1 (TAP), Other , Rochester, New York

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