Recuperative Care EMT or MA (Medical Coordination Assistant)
Medical Coordination Assistant is responsible for ensuring that the medical care and daily tasks are addressed for homeless clients discharged from hospitals or other agencies contracted with IF Recuperative Care Center are being properly completed to the standards of IF Managers/Supervisors/Directors/Board of Directors.
- Complete medical checks
- Initial assessment of emergency situations
- Ensure client has a successful hospital discharge
- Verify follow-up appointments and/or schedule appointments
- Home health coordination
- Teach clients on illnesses, preventative measures, and overall general health with supervision of Medical Coordinator
- Maintain client compliance to program rules and regulations
- Transport clients to and from appointments as needed
- Preparation of clients’ living arrangements
- Advocate for clients to ensure best medical care is provided
- Maintain client files
- Maintain proper inventory of medical equipment and supplies for site
- Attend all IF staff, recuperative meetings and trainings as requested
- Must be able to make decisions, meet targets and work under pressure
- Knowledge of medical terminology, diagnosis and medications
- Demonstrated critical thinking and leadership skills
- Strong communication and negotiating skills; ability to build and maintain strong patient relationships
- A sense of urgency, comfort with ambiguity, strive for results and ability to remain true to the company’s brand and image
Preferred Experience/ Minimum Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Current and non-restricted EMT, CNA, or MA certification
- Associates degree preferred
- One year of relevant experience
- Customer and client management
- Strong self-management skills
- Bilingual preferred
Physical Demands: The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.
- Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job and to move or lift up to 35 pounds.
- Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods without any complications unless otherwise altered by physicians’ notes, which reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.