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VisionQuest Medical Coordinator in Benson, Arizona

VisionQuest is hiring a Medical Coordinator to join the our team and being a part of changing the lives of spanish speaking youth in Benson, AZ. This is a full time position that comes with employer paid benefits which include medical, dental, vision, paid time off and sick time.

The Medical Coordinator is a part of the team concept in the non-clinical setting for the delivery of health services for VisionQuest youth. The Medical Coordinator is responsible for assessing, facilitating and monitoring all components of client medical services and is devoted to the delivery of medical care with the emphasis on disease prevention and health maintenance.

  • Obtain, compile, and maintain medical files on each admission. Ensure proper daily documentation in VisionQuest database and maintain hard copy of required documents and medical record.

  • Schedule and comply with required medical and dental appointments and timelines. Respond and comply to individual emergency medical needs immediately.

  • Maintain and review for accurate and complete list of medical supplies, prescribe medications, and over-the-counter OTC medications according to the standing orders.

  • Participate and advocate during the medical procedures performed by medical providers and other health services.

  • Assist the medical providers’ staff with examination procedures when needed, such as patient screening and triage.

  • Dispense medication according to self-administration of medication.

  • Educate and counsel youth and house staff concerning their disease, treatment, and prevention of disease.

  • Schedule and provide transportation to clients on medical appointments with assistance from house staff and case managers as needed.

  • Develop and expand medical and dental and other related services with local providers.

  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

  • Maintain Health Information Privacy HIPAA Education.

  • This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent degree and a minimum of 1 year of

employment experience in the child welfare field working with children and/or adolescents in a social

service setting.

  • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish and be able to pass an FBI Level 1 Fingerprint

Clearance.

  • Must have an AZ Driver's License.

Job ID: 2020-1148

External Company URL: http://www.vq.com

Street: 621 E Commerce Dr

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