Medical Coordinator

Location: New York, NY

Department: Supported Living

Type: Temporary

Min. Experience: Experienced

Job Path supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys. Whether it’s finding a job, making a contribution in a volunteer role, establishing a home, or being part of the community, the goal is to assist the person to lead a full and active life.

Job Path is seeking a Medical Coordinator who is motivated, flexible, bright, energetic, responsible, and organized.  The Medical Coordinator performs a wide variety of routine tasks and activities in support of the full range of services provided to developmentally disabled individuals. These tasks involve coordinating and scheduling medical appointments for the individuals, encouraging, guiding and training individuals in developing daily living skills and habits, taking care of their personal needs, ensuring the health and safety of individuals, and maintaining the service environment.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following tasks:

  • Act as the liaison between clinical and residential services regarding medical appointments, advocating for the individual, meeting with the RN on a weekly basis to review medical appointments and discuss concerns of each individual.
  • Schedule medical, dental, podiatry, psychiatric, and any all clinical appointments. Ensure all follow-up visits are done in a timely manner and that all the results of visits, lab work, etc. are appropriately documented and filed.
  • Ensure that all appointments are recorded on the calendar and consult sheets, and that the clinic summary visit form is completed properly including doctor’s recommendations.
  • Administer prescribed medications and treatments; teach, observe, and report problems and progress in self-administration of medications programs; assists individuals in achieving more independence in administration of medications; teach uses of skin care lotions, topical ointments, eye and ear drops and assist in their use as needed.
  • Ensure all prescribed medication stock is identified, maintained and stored properly in consultation with the nurse.
  • Ensure all first aid and personal hygiene supplies are available at all times, and that the inventory is maintained at a suitable level.
  • Maintain accurate report of weight, fluid intake, menses chart,  and other significant symptoms/health-related occurrences. As well as behavior charts as necessary
  • Teach and assist individuals in dressing, clothing selection, storage, laundering and repair of clothing and accessories; helps them to shop for clothing.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Reports unusual incidents and physical or behavioral symptoms promptly and accurately to the supervisor.
  • Conduct fire drills following the fire evacuation plan regularly.
  • Teach and reinforces use of a variety of communication skills.
  • Teach and reinforce principles of human growth and development, including human sexuality, as determined by each person’s developmental level and program plan.
  • Observe and report on behavior and specific responses to programming, medication, interpersonal relationships, etc.
  • Actively participate at staff meetings by communicating observations concerning progress and reaction to various therapy programs.

Qualifications: Bachelor degree, Minimum 1 year experience working with individuals with special needs

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Computer literacy ( Microsoft Office: Word, excel, email, basic data entry)
  • AMAP, SCIP, CPR and First Aid certification and maintenance of same, required.  Will be provided by the agency
  • Demonstrate competency in written, verbal and computational skills to document records in accordance with program and OPWDD mandates

Salary: $40,000.00 annual salary, non-exempt

Benefits: Health insurance, dental insurance, STD/LTD/Life & AD&D, Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP), ability to contribute to pre-tax commuter and medical FSA plans, 403b pension with employer match after two years of employment

To Apply: Job Path seriously reviews all application materials with an emphasis on the content of the cover letter.  

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and dates of availability via our jobs board:

Or, send via fax to 212-921-5342 or mail to:

Job Path 
Attn: Maureen Martinez
256 West 38th Street 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018

**Job Path is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on races, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, employment, or citizenship status.**

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