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BCFS and the BCFS System of companies, is an equal opportunity
employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire,
promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit,
competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age,
national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical
condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any
other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
Education: Possess a current Emergency Medical Technician,
Medical Assistant Certificate, or Certified Nursing Assistant
License and High School Diploma or GED.
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.
Summary: The Medical Services Specialist uses sound medical and
professional judgment and best practices to support the medical,
safety and well-being of every child in care while maintaining
compliance with established state nursing and licensing regulatory
agencies, and federal standards requirements.
To successfully perform this job, the employee may be expected
to perform the following, with or without reasonable accommodations
in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990:
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
4. Communicate effectively in writing and verbally in English
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
4.Ensure proper disposal of unused and expired medications.
5.Maintain electronic medical health care records and ORR
6.Develop and maintain an accurate medication administration
record (MAR) for each child.
7.Administer prescription and over the counter medication to
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 a medication errors to RN Manager.
10.Compile daily medical lists to be distributed
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 BCFS HHS confidentiality protocol and
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 Medical
Program Director and Medical Services Administrator.
17.Know, understand and apply positive behavior management
techniques including verbal redirection, de-escalation and
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
20.Plan, organize, and prioritize daily work using sound
21.Implement BCFS safety protocols including evacuating with
children and other staff in case of an emergency.
22.Maintain confidentiality in all areas of the service
population and program operations.
23.Maintain BCFS HHS professional and ethical standards of
conduct outlined in BCFS employee handbook including demonstrating
respect for agency staff, children, and community members and
complying with required dress code at all times.
Credentials, Skills and Abilities:
1.Maintain current licenses and certificates required for the
position including, but not limited to:
ADA Approved Rev. 2/6/19
a. Current BLS certifications, PALS preferred
2.Pass a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screens
3.Provide proof of work eligibility status upon request.
4.Pass a pre-employment and biennial criminal background
5.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, professionals and children
c. Communicate effectively in writing and verbally in
d. Work in a fast paced environment while maintaining control
and professional composure at all times and making 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.
6.Must complete and sign Operations Policy and Procedure review
7.Must provide current physical-medical release and provide
proof of immunizations, titers or declinations for the
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, oral,
written, listening, and nonverbal communication skills
The BCFS System 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 from the BCFS System as a medical or religious
accommodation. This is a condition of employment and all new hires
will be responsible for providing proof. Additional information
regarding this policy requirement will be provided upon hire.
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organizations to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all
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orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender
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genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status,
partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other
reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected
by applicable law.
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