Center for Developmentally Disabled
  • 15-Oct-2019 (CST)
  • KCMO, MO, USA
  • 14.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Certified Medical Assistant -WHITE OAKS

Classification

Non-Exempt

 

Reports to

Residential Specialist

 

Date

3/22/19

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary/Objective

 

Provide medical oversight care that includes monitor vital signs, administer injections, manage catheters, provide wound care and complete bowel protocol programs.  Monitor residents for signs/symptoms of illness, manage chronic disease processes and assess for adverse reactions to medications or treatments. Collect samples for testing to be done at the lab such as urinalysis, perform physical assessments, record food and fluid intake and output. Help with cleaning and monitoring medical equipment.  Assist with making appointments, keeping records and performing other medical record duties.  Evaluate residents' needs, help in the development of resident person-centered support plans and supervise the care provided by direct support staff. Teach other direct support staff and/or family members simple nursing tasks.  Directly supervised by the Residential Specialist with nursing oversight provided by the CDD Registered Nurse (RN).

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Check Medical Administration Records daily for accuracy and administration of medications as ordered by physician
  • Schedule doctor appointments
  • Provide communication to physicians and document orders received
  • Assist with running routine and non-routine appointments
  • Enter and scan appointments and labs into Therap medical record system
  • Complete resident evaluation daily to ensure continuity of care
  • Assist with checking in cycling monthly medications
  • Check PRN and non-cycle medication regularly
  • Complete Community Event Reports
  • Administer medications as necessary
  • Destroy expired, discontinued or unused medications
  • Complete monthly physical assessments;
  • Complete and update immunizations when due
  • Complete AIMS, Choking and Med ED assessment forms
  • Review medium and high T-Log documentations and provide intervention where appropriate
  • Complete S-Comms to direct support staff related to medical care
  • Submit input into monthly meetings
  • Assist with completing domestic duties when an individual's refuses, is unable or does not complete the duties in a satisfactory manner which include but is not limited to vacuuming, dusting, cleaning bathrooms, kitchen areas, main living areas and laundry, etc.
  • Conduct Person Centered Training and assist as outlined in plans to include but not limited to hygiene care, monitoring clothing care and use, meal planning, cooking, budgeting and shopping
  • Assist with overseeing the staff schedule to ensure appropriate staffing or each shift

 

Competencies

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Flexibility
  • Person-Centered focus
  •  CPR
  • Sufficient experience in individualized program development
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and type in English
  • Valid Missouri Chauffeur's License or Kansas Class C license

 

Supervisory Responsibility

Supervises direct care staff in the absence of the House Manager

 

Work Environment

This job operates in a group home setting with exposure to high levels of noise, human elements such as (blood, urine, etc.); frequent interruptions and fast paced working conditions.  In this role standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines are routinely used.

 

Physical Demands

The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, climb or bend.  The employee must constantly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Also requires stepping up into commercial passenger vans as needed.

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position with core hours of work varied depending on home location.

Travel

Driving throughout the metropolitan area daily or as needed using your personal vehicle or agency vehicle

 

Required Education and/or Experience

Certified Medical Assistant credentials and licensed in the State of Missouri, if applicable.

 

Preferred Education and Experience

Have two or more years of experience working with persons with Intellectual Disabilities, Geriatrics or related field.

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Current CPR certification

 

Other duties

Please note this internal job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

**Criminal Background performed**

 

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