This position works with the site medical staff in support of and with issues related to provision of psychiatric services to JFCS clients. The Medical Coordinator works under the direction of the Medical Staff to respond to client concerns about their medications, researches problems that arise, interacts with pharmacies, funding sources and other stakeholders to resolve problems and assists the Nurse in obtaining vitals to include blood pressure, pulse, height, and weight. The Medical Coordinator performs routine clerical and administrative tasks necessary to resolve these issues and documents all of their activities in accordance with JFCS policies. The Medical Coordinator may also engage in patient education and support activities.
High School diploma or equivalent. Nursing or Medical Assistant Certification required. Able to obtain and maintain fingerprint clearance in Arizona; Valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance. General knowledge of behavioral health disorders; General knowledge of psychopharmacology; excellent written and verbal communication skills; detail oriented; able to use the agency’s electronic medical records system. Knowledge of medical terminology. Direct behavioral health and/or healthcare work experience highly preferred.