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Medical Coordinator

at Ascend Behavioral Health

Pay: $32,000 to $45,000/year
Based on experience and with full fime benefits
Posted: 1/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Residential Services

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY: The Medical Coordinator is
responsible for performing a variety of tasks related to medications, attending and making medical/dental appointments, coordination of care with state officially.  Part of the QA team


The Medical Coordinator is responsible for developing a system to help and provide medical services to ensure wellness of residents. He or She will be responsible to maintain the medical information for coordination of care with state officials.


  • Upkeep interpersonal skills
  • Communication and cooperation with peers and other state personnel
  • Accompany and transport residents to activities such as:
  • Medical or dental appointments,  setting up
  • apots and working with transport personnel for care coordination , etc
  • And other assigned activities by Director of Residential ServiceS

As the Medical Coordinator, monitor and report resident's progress:

  • Maintain individual records for medical appointments and all wellness of clients. Maintain accurate information for each resident on a daily basis for all activities.
  • Attend ISP meetings for residents as designated
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings as designated
  • Maintain communication with all staff to increase awareness of progress and problems with medications or wellness check.


The ability to work with adults whom  exhibit severe behavioral problems and maintain a positive demeanor.

The knowledge of basic behavior modification principles

  • The skills and knowledge to:
  • Protect client rights
  • Provide treatment that promotes client dignity, independence, individuality, strengths, privacy, and choice
  • Recognize common symptoms of mental disorder, personality disorder, or substance abuse. 

HOURS OF WORK: Forty (40) hours per week; exempt position.


Skill / Requirements


Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and have a minimum of:

1. Bachelors Degree in the social sciences and/or (3) years experience as an admin personnel; medical assistant; caregiver with admin experience.
2. Additionally, he/she must posses the personal characteristics necessary to effectively maintain a good relationships with state officials, Staff and persons with emotional challenges