MEDICAL TECHNICIAN
Abraxas Youth & Family Services


Job Info


Facility: SOUTH MOUNTAIN YOUTH CENTER

Compensation Base: $15.00 per hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): $2,000 Sign On Bonus

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

New Starting Wage

*******$2,000 SIGN ON BONUS**********

 

Summary

This position promotes good health, treats minor medical conditions, provides first aid, administers medications and ensures the medical needs of the clients are addressed under the supervision of the Nurse Manger or designated licensed medical staff in the absence of the Nurse Manager.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administers prescription and over-the-counter medications, first aid, and triages to clients as needed on the shift, under the supervision and in collaboration with appropriate medical staff.
  • Perform visual inspection of medication logs to assure that client medications are administered at scheduled times
  • Addresses sick calls and provides treatment under the Physician’s Standing Orders.
  • Completes the medical intake process including measuring vital signs and initial health assessments.
  • Maintains all medical documentation, medical history, and file on each client and abides by HIPAA compliance rules and regulations.
  • Designates appropriate client referrals to the contracted physician.
  • Obtains blood and urine samples, processes laboratory requests and coordinates currier services through the contracted laboratory.
  • Orders and maintains stock of prescription medications, vaccines and medical supplies.
  • Performs daily assessment of program medical issues and consults or coordinates with appropriate medical staff member as required to ensure medical department operations are completed.
  • Responds to interventions and monitors resident physical status during the intervention.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

 





Minimum Requirements

The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • High school diploma or GED and three (3) years of medical experience.
  • Certified as a medical assistant or medical technician, preferred.
    • Other Qualifications:
      • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
      • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
      • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
      • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
      • Valid registered vehicle insurance.



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