RN Medical Coordinator

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth

About the organization

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth was founded in 1886 with a focus of healing and strengthening children in a family setting. Today, our mission continues:

to strengthen children and families so they can live safely, independently, and productively within their home communities.

Duties

Serves as the primary point of contact to schedule medical appointments and follows ups as needed
Meeting all requirements of ORR policies and OCFS regulations with regard to medical care. 
Assists with developing relationships with new providers as needed.
Partners with ORR to assure providers are set up to accept specialized payment for this population.
Establishing treatment goals, utilizing historical & current available information in collaboration with multidisciplinary team. Refer children for needed services and assist in provider selection.
Coordinate with health care providers, including requesting and receiving documentation in appropriate time frames and uploading that to the UAC portal.
Establishing treatment goals, utilizing historical & current available information in collaboration with multidisciplinary team.
Provision of supervision to LPNs and ensures adequate nursing staff coverage hours.
Medication administration and management including reconciliation.
Maintaining medical supplies and equipment.
Developing and maintaining procedures related to medical for the programs on campus.
Adheres to agency policies and procedures; promotes and supports agency mission, vision and values including participating in internal surveys and data collection for continuous improvement initiatives.
Complies with all federal, state and local laws and regulations, including those of ORR, ICE and the NYS Office of Children and Family Services.

Qualifications

Minimum High School diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
New York State Registered Nurse License, required
1 year employment experience in the child welfare field working with children and/or adolescents in a social service setting.
Fluent in English/Spanish with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with extreme discretion, demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA regulations.
Maintain First Aid/CPR Certification
Must have a current, valid driver’s license per Agency guidelines. Travel required.
Ability to work with an economically and culturally diverse population.

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