Lead Medical Coordinator
17th of November 2022
We are currently seeking a Lead Medical Coordinator to join our residential team. The Lead Medical Coordinator is responsible for assessing, facilitating, and monitoring all components of client medical services within the program. The Lead Medical Coordinator (LMC) is devoted to overseeing the medical care in a shelter setting with the emphasis on disease prevention, health wellness, and maintenance. Additional responsibilities include ensuring compliance with State Licensing, Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), and all policies and procedures implemented by Trinity Youth Services. Other duties include but are not limited to:
- Ensures all infection control, OSHA, CDC, and State licensing guidelines are followed and maintained in all departments.
- Creates strategies and action plans for the prevention of infectious disease outbreaks.
- Investigates possible outbreaks and coordinates proper resources in response into any confirmed outbreak.
- Facilitates and/or coordinates meetings, training, and presentations for professional development of the medical staff and other staff as needed.
- Provides Oral, written, and statistical reports, presentations, auditing of electronic medical records, maintaining all medical department electronic systems (UC portal) and all medical documents completed and provided by the medical department.
- Performs and coordinates clinical care as follows: maintains medical supplies and prescribed medications, follows standing orders, State licensing, and D&M policies and procedures for providing over the counter medications to minors, assist in preparing youth for examinations, and any other medical tasks as needed.
- Communicate, coordinate and schedules all psychiatric and psychological appointments for youth when referred by clinical team.
- Develop and expand medical, specialty and dental services with local providers.
- Coordinating the staffing of medication errors, significant incident reports and other incidents as needed. Immediately respond and attend to individual emergency medical needs.
- Maintain professionalism, confidentiality (including HIPAA), and ethical standards enforced by Trinity Youth Services.
- Drive a vehicle when necessary.
- High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must be an R.N. or L.V.N., licensed in California.
- Must have two years’ experience working with children and families.
- Experience working with children in a clinical setting is preferred.
- Must communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing in English.
- Should have an interest in working with youth and must fulfill the general requirements as established in the California Code of Regulations, Title 22.
- Writing and verbal skills and the ability to compose quality reports and other necessary correspondence is essential.
- Must be 21 years of age or older and able to pass a physical examination, drug clearance, criminal background check and Child Abuse Index check.
- Must possess a valid California driver’s license with clean DMV history and the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle and be insurable by Trinity’s insurance carrier.
- Bilingual preferred (Spanish).
Salary: Compensation commensurate with experience.
Schedule: Monday – Friday from 11am-7pm, with flexibility.
Covid-19 Vaccine Requirement
As of October 15, 2021, Trinity Youth Services has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served.
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