Medical Technician
Compass Connections

Los Fresnos, Texas

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities

Job Info

It's a great feeling to work for a company that does so much good for others around the world!

Academic Required - High school diploma or GED
Certifications: Current Emergency Medical Technician, Medical Assistant Certificate, or Certified Nursing Assistant License; current BLS certifications (PALS preferred )First aid; CPR
Work experience: Candidate must have good organizational and communication skills, textbook knowledge of and professional experience working with pediatric age group including developmentally disabled persons, professional experience working in a health care setting. Must also have working knowledge of vitals, blood draws, ordering labs, medication administration and administration of vaccines/injections. Working knowledge of Electronic Medical Records Systems
Critical Action Items & Measurable Deliverables:
1.Meet and maintain all federal and state regulatory guidelines and standards applicable to this position.
2.Communicate effectively with health care providers regarding care for service population and be a liaison between the medical and residential services divisions.
3.Maintain adequate inventory of all medications/supplies, ensure medications/supplies are within date and properly stored.
4.Ensure proper disposal of unused and expired medications.
5.Maintain electronic medical health care records and federal Medical Portal.
6.Develop and maintain an accurate medication administration record (MAR) for each child.
7.Administer prescription and over the counter medication to children.
8.Carry out all treatment orders as directed by physician or advanced practice provider (APP) to ensure physician and/or APP orders are implemented immediately upon request.
9.Assist in daily MAR audits, ensuring proper documentation. Reporting all medication errors to RN Manager.
10.Compile daily medical lists to be distributed appropriately.
11.Assist in transport of children to and from the on-campus clinic for medical appointments.
12.Maintain first aid kits per licensing standards.
13.Assist in scheduling of medical appointments.
14.Assist in medical intake process.
15.Maintain confidentiality of health care records and information in keeping with HIPAA, Protected Health Information (PHI) requirements and Compass Connections confidentiality protocol and procedures.
16.Adhere to scheduled hours pertaining to position, remain available for on-call scheduling, and work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed, requested, or deemed appropriate by Deputy Executive Director, Medical Services and Executive Director.
17.Know, understand, and apply positive behavior management techniques including verbal redirection, de-escalation, and containment.
18.Know and recognize the signs of abuse, neglect, and exploitation and sexually provocative behavior and implement professional response, reporting and documenting procedures.
19.Show appreciation and affection toward children in a manner that is compassionate and professional,minimizing cultural misinterpretations.
20.Plan, organize, and prioritize daily work using sound judgment.
21.Implement Compass Connections safety protocols including evacuating with children and other staff in case f an emergency.
22.Maintain confidentiality in all areas of the service population and program operations.
23.Maintain Compass Connections professional and ethical standards of conduct outlined in Compass Connections employee handbook including demonstrating respect for agency staff, children, and community members and complying with required dress code at all times.

Other Responsibilities:
1. Monitor established health care plans for service population as prescribed by an advanced practice provider or physician and applying best practice guidelines.
2. Complete accurate documentation in accordance with agency policies and procedures, contract and regulatory requirements and standards and program timeline requirements.
3. Meet all pre-determined deadlines required by program and federal partners.
4. Other duties as assigned.
1. Pass a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screens throughout employment.
2. Provide proof of work eligibility status upon request.
3. Pass a pre-employment and biennial criminal background checks.
4. Demonstrate the ability to:
a. Respond sensitively and competently to the service population's cultural and socio-economic characteristics.
b. Work collaboratively with other staff members, service providers and professionals.
c. Communicate effectively in writing and verbally in English.
d. Work in a fast-paced environment and maintain emotional control and professional composure at all times and make decisions based on the needs of the program and service population.
e. Maintain computer literacy required to meet the responsibilities of the position.
f. Work effectively and without intensive supervision both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
5. Demonstrate a working knowledge of all Compass Connections policies and procedures.
6. Must complete and sign Operations Policy and Procedure review and certification.
7. Must provide current physical-medical release and provide proof of immunizations, titers, or declinations for the following:
a. MMR
b. Varicella
c. HepB
d. HepA
e. Tetanus
f. PPD
g. Meningococcal (preferred)
8. Must be able to perform physical activity such as extensive walking, lifting of patients, stretching, and bending.
9. Must be able to work in a team environment.
10. Must be able to maintain professional people skills, including oral, written, listening, and non-verbal communication skills.

• Here at Compass Connections, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. Please feel free to apply for this position even if your work experience and education do not align perfectly with every requirement for this job description. You may very well be the perfect candidate for this role or other ones that we have open. Thank you for your interest in joining our mission!
• Compass Connections is committed to following immunization recommendations produced by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). As such, our company policy requires that all employees must receive an annual Influenza vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as a medical or religious accommodation. This is a condition of employment, and all new hires will be responsible for providing proof.
• Compass Connections is an Equal Employment Opportunity ("EEO") Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of Compass Connections, not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.

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