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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Part Time or Full Time Bilingual Medical Coordinator in Westminster, Colorado

Description

Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents?

Would you enjoy being part of a team working to change the world for the better?

Looking to develop your skills?

Devereux provides a top-notch learning environment!

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Office of Refugee Resettlement team!

Come and join us for VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS ON THE SPOT on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at our VIRTUAL JOB FAIR for DEVEREUX COLORADO.

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Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents? Would you enjoy being part of a team working to change the world for the better?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

In response to the humanitarian crisis at America’s ports of entry, Devereux will be providing short-term shelter care services for unaccompanied children who have come to the United States without a parent or legal guardian. Devereux will provide extremely high-quality, trauma-informed residential and educational services for unaccompanied children, with intense supports for their social and emotional health. We will also ensure they receive excellent and immediate physical healthcare including pediatric, dental and nutritional supports for every child.

Devereux’s ultimate goal is to ensure every unaccompanied child who receives our services is successfully and quickly discharged into the loving care of their family sponsor and, during the short time they are with us, have received best-in-class medical, therapeutic, recreational and educational services designed specifically to address the traumas they have sustained during, and often before, their migration journey. This is a very high benchmark to set, but we have already begun partnering with leading legal defense nonprofits to ensure children in our care have access to the finest immigration advocates and supports our country offers.

Being a Medical Coordinator has many advantages

As a Medical Assistant at Devereux, you will be a critical part of a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated, experts who share your passion for helping children in need. We offer:

  • A strong support system, forward-thinking in their clinical practice and research

  • An environment where you can to be an active decision maker on multi-disciplinary teams with the ability to have influence in our children’s treatment plans

  • A unique medical setting with flexible schedules conducive to a comfortable, work-life balance

  • A culture that upholds a Servant Leadership perspective and provides paid training

  • A comprehensive benefit package, student tuition assistance, and opportunities for professional growth at one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country

The Medical Assistant schedules regular medical, dental and other health-related appointments for the children in our care, including off-site appointments for specialty, dental and radiology treatment, which require completion of the short-term shelter care services Treatment Authorization Request (TAR). The Medical Coordinator ensures that all medications are appropriately dispensed and all medical appointments are recorded and checked against a Medical Appointment Log that describes each appointment, its outcome, and next steps. You will also be responsible for assisting the Medical Contractor and Nurses with filing and other administrative duties. As a Medical Coordinator, you will report to the Registered Nurses for supervision and support. Additionally, you will be responsible for ensuring that the US Medical Clearance Compliance Tracking document is current.

The starting pay range for this position is $18-$24/hr

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:

  • Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites

  • Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs

  • Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC

  • Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clientsThroughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:

  • Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members

  • Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services

  • Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families

  • Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of timeAs the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong

Keywords: BSN, CPR certified, nursing, health care, behavioral health, mental health, children, adolescents, caseworker, residential treatment, child welfare, human services, patient services, scheduling, health promotion, patient care coordinator, direct care, case management, health care coordinator, medical records clerk, health care administrator, bilingual, Spanish, medical coordinator, front desk coordinator, patient care, medical assistant

Qualifications

The IDEAL candidate will...

  • Be 21 years of age or older (required)

  • Have a minimum of a high school diploma

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

  • Have at least one year of relevant experience, particularly with children and youth AND knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Have a valid driver's license

  • Be empathetic and have a team approach to care for our individuals

  • Must be able to complete and provide proof of current influenza vaccination

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 1 week ago (5/4/2021 11:31 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-17629

Category Medical

Position Type Part-Time

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