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Health Services Coordinator

Company: Ada S. McKinley Community Services, Inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Basic Function: The mission of our Residential Services Department is to provide housing and living services to the disadvantaged and developmentally disabled. Our Residential Homes or Intermediate Care Facilities can house up to 15 individuals and CILA's or Community Integrated Living Facilities can house between 6-8 residents. Both options offer safe, small group environments where residents can learn the necessary life skills such as money management and personal care under the guidance of trained 24-hour staff Under the direction of the Health Services Supervisor, the Health and Services Coordinator assumes primary responsibility for the medical appointments and for ECSS Residential individuals. Reporting Relationship: Reports To: Health Services Supervisor Principal Duties/Responsibilities: The list of essential duties and responsibilities, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the task to be performed. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein is such duties are a logical assignment to the position. Ensure delivery and/or coordination of all Residential services are in compliance with DHS Rule 115 & 116, CILA & ICF, agency mission, agency policy & procedure, program guidelines and best practice.Completes documentation as required by DHS rules and regulations and ADA S. McKinley policies and procedures.Assists with scheduling and transportation for medical/dental appointments. Ensure procedures to promote optimum health care and behavior supports are followed.Advocates for, promotes, and protects the rights of all individuals.Proper documentation of all medical visits in EnvolvKeeps abreast of applicable laws, rules/regulations, and policies and procedures promulgated through code agencies responsible for surveillance and regulatory oversight of ADA S. McKinley's residential services, including IDPH, DHS, and any other entity to which the adult residential programs maintain accountability.Assures that the services provided by the agency function in a professional and ethical manner, and that such services operate in compliance with licensing regulations and applicable laws.Collects and reviews Medical information needed for the completion of monthly reports.Comply with all audit systems in place, including reviewing and tracking of laboratory reports.Maintains annual American Heart Association certification in First Aid and CPR. 11. Successfully completes ADA S. McKinley required training, re-training, and any additional training as required by ADA S. McKinley policies and practices, or as assigned by his or her immediate supervisor.Other duties as assigned by supervisor.Schedule, accompany/drive participants to medical appointments for all Ada residential programs: approximately 3-4 a day as directed.Facilitate tracking and ordering labs while following medication orders as prescribed by the physician. Mental/Physical Demands: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to read and interpret documents such as instructional materials, operating instructions, books, catalogues, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Environmental Conditions: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is performed in a residential or classroom environment. Education: This position requires Associate's degree (A.A.); or a combination of comparable education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the functions of the position proficiently. Experience: Minimum of two years of supervisory experience and cumulative experience with increasing responsibility within a human services or social services working with individuals with development disabilities. Additional Qualifications: The incumbent must be able to effectively communicate orally and in written with internal/external vendors/clients, staff and management, and maintain professional relationships.This position requires the incumbent to be on-call after normal business hours to address any emergencies and/or concerns.This position must possess valid/current driver's license and annual clearance of the Agency background screening process.Ada S. McKinley Community Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or age. In addition, the agency offers special programs that provide training and employment opportunities for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, giving them an opportunity to live with dignity and become self-sufficient.

Keywords: Ada S. McKinley Community Services, Inc., Chicago , Health Services Coordinator, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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