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Medical Coordinator in Queens, NY at Community Options

Date Posted: 10/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Queens, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states. 

We are seeking a Medical Coordinator to use best practices and technology to organize the administrative aspects of patient care and provide non-medical support to nurses and Individuals. The Medical Coordinator organizes and monitors the assessment and treatment planning process; the delivery and follow-up of patient care; and assures that the appropriate service plans are followed.  This individual also serves as an advocate and liaison for and on the behalf of the Individuals.

  • Ensure that patient information is obtained correctly and filed properly
  • Coordinate the multi-faceted operations of a medical office
  • Schedule patients for appointments and complete paperwork, Track follow up appointments
  • Take telephone calls and provide callers information
  • Provide direction on collecting patient co-pays or deductibles
  • Maintain Medical Records
  • Handle medical data entry and processing requests
  • Order medical and office supplies as they run low
  • Maintain medical files
  • Participates in Circle(s) of Support for personal futures planning.
  • Attends conferences, and training as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Nurse
  • Successful completion of required training.
  • Flexibility to deal with people at a variety of levels, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.
  • Excellent crisis and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with a person receiving supports.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (weight of average manual wheelchair when chair is empty).
  • High school diploma (or equivalent).
  • 2 years related administrative or Small Medical experience.
  • First Aid, CPR, OSHA, and SCIP course within first 90 days of employment, and any required residential or state training.
  • Community Options, Inc. orientation.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record.
  • Work a flexible schedule as determined by supervisor.
  • Work will take place in community and residential settings.
  • Occasional overtime required.
  • While performing the duties of the job, employee travels by automobile, and is exposed to changing weather conditions.
  • May occasionally assist with wheelchair transfer of non-ambulatory participants.
  • May be exposed to various medical conditions and communicable diseases.

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Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer