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DePaul SRO Medication Coordinator 1 in Buffalo, New York

Seneca Square, a DePaul Community Residence-Single Room Occupancy (CR-SRO) Program, is looking for a part-time Medication Coordinator to join our team!

  • Properly logs in all client medications. This includes checking labels for accuracy, completing proper documentation and storing medications as per DePaul’s policy and NYS Office of Mental Health regulations.

  • Makes copies of all prescriptions, updates client charts as well as the medication and treatment record when new medications or change orders are prescribed.

  • Inventories medication counts in a timely fashion to identify medications that need to be ordered.

  • Ensures that prescriptions are refilled as needed.

  • Ensures effective systems are in place for the ordering of all medications.

  • Acts as a liaison with resident, doctors, pharmacies, providers, and residential staff as necessary to ensure timely and accurate ordering of medications and appointment scheduling as needed.

  • Oversees the supervision of all residents’ medications in accordance with physician’s orders, agency policy and NYS Office of Mental Health regulations.

  • Reviews the Medications Administration Record (MAR) daily to ensure accuracy of the supervision of the medications.

  • Reports significant issues regarding client medications to the Medication Coordinator 2, Assistant Director or the Residential Services Coordinator (i.e.: missed doses of medications, resident refusals, adverse reactions, etc.).

  • Assist with the training / orientation of all new applicable staff with regard to proper supervision of resident medications.

  • Responsible for the monitoring and documentation of all residents involved in the self-medication process.

  • Respects and maintains resident confidentiality and demonstrates a caring, positive attitudes towards all residents (as per respect policy), family members, staff, guests and service providers.

  • Ensures the medication room is clean, organized, quiet and a welcoming environment for residents.

  • Performs any other duties necessary for the effective operation of the program and the medication room in particular.

Education & Experience:

High School diploma / GED and excellent organizational skills as demonstrated by prior medication management experience, or advanced educational degree required. One (1) year experience working with medications.

  • In addition to the above criteria this position also requires a clean NYS driving record as outlined in DePaul’s personnel policy.

Please note, this position is Thursday & Saturday, 7:30am-9:00pm.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Shift: Days

Department: SRO Medication Room

Corporation Names: Living Opportunities of DePaul (LOD)

External Company URL: http://depaul.org/

Street: 1603 Seneca St.

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