Quest, Inc

  • OGH Medical Coordinator

    Job Locations US-FL-Altamonte Springs | US-FL-Orlando
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1758
    Category
    Direct Care
    Min
    USD $11.00/Hr.
    Max
    USD $11.00/Hr.
    Work Schedule
    Monday through Friday; 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Overview

    Quest, Inc., makes a difference in the lives of nearly 1,000 people each day. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. Quest’s mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. Each Quest team member plays an important role in providing the individuals we serve with superior service, care and support.

    Responsibilities

    At Quest, the Medical Coordinator supports and encourages the acquisition of personal

    and healthcare outcomes for people served by Quest.

    • Implement and document training activities as specified in the support plan to include, but not limited to: areas of behavior, self-help, daily living, social and leisure skills, community inclusion, physical and nutritional management.
    • Provide positive social and leisure interaction daily.
    • Implement behavior reduction & management programs as directed and document same.
    • Document information daily pertaining to programs, leisure activities, and other communication applicable to individuals in the program, including the daily communication log.
    • Administer prescribed medications, monitor self-administrations of medications, follow protocol for disposal of medications, maintain medication count and communicate with pharmacy as needed.
    • Act as a liaison between Quest, the physician(s) of the people served and the
    • pharmacy to ensure that all medications are documented on the Medication Administration Record (MAR) in accordance with 65G-7.
    • Maintain medical records for persons served in accordance with agency policy and all program regulations.
    • Schedule and coordinate health care appointments for persons living in Quest’s residential programs and ensure follow-up as recommended by physician.
    • Follow established protocol for residents’ personal care, special dietary requirements and medical needs.
    • Monitor and report as needed any issues related to the personal care and medical needs of people served including repair needs for wheelchairs or adaptive equipment.
    • Maintain a clean and safe home-like atmosphere while encouraging personal choices.
    • Ensure all emergency procedures are followed during a drill or in an actual emergency.
    • Assess internal and external health and safety issues and correct or report them.
    • Operate a company vehicle/van to transport individuals as requested and complete vehicle/lift inspections prior to operation.
    • Report all incidents of abuse/neglect in accordance with the Disabled Abuse Act, to the abuse registry.
    • Follow all policies and procedures and other duties as required and requested by supervisors.

    Qualifications

    • Eligible to legally work in the United States
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • Successfully complete a background check and drug screen
    • Ability to read, write, and speak English
    • Ability to thrive in a team environment
    • Valid FL Driver’s License with a clean driving record
    • Ability to provide proof of educational achievement or required certifications such as a high school diploma, GED, college degree, advanced degree, or medical credentials
    • Advanced computer literacy skills preferred

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