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Medication Coordinator 1

Company: DePaul
Location: Depew
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:


US-NY-Cheektowaga
Category Residential Care Mental Health
Type Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shift Varied Shifts
Department Residential
Corporation Name Living Opportunities of DePaul (LOD)

Overview

$1,000 Sign On Bonus! The DePaul Apple Blossom Apartment Treatment Program is looking for a full-time Medication Coordinator to join our team!

This full-time position is eligible for the following benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Generous PTO & Paid Holidays, 403B, Employee Recognition Program, Employee Discount Programs, Free Parking and staff Recognition Programs. This position pays $18/hour!

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.

    Qualifications

    Education & 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.

    PM18

    PI191208651

Keywords: DePaul, Buffalo , Medication Coordinator 1, Other , Depew, New York

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