Responsible for weekend operations of the Medication Drop Services (MDS) program. This includes, but not limited to staffing, implementation of weekend operations, client and medication coordination. The supervisor is accountable for the MDS Nurse Manager/MDS Coordinator.
ESSENTIAL POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist and support all employees and lead by example.
- Provide overall supervision of routes and staff as scheduled.
- Carry a cell phone and provide on-call supervision as needed.
- Assist staff in preparing for routes as scheduled.
- Check all documentation written by employees and assist those who require assistance.
- Serve as a direct point of contact with pharmacy, address all concerns and issues promptly. Request client refills from Genoa pharmacy via email, promptly Facilitate and process pick-up with Genoa pharmacy as scheduled.
- Provide staff training as needed.
- Maintain Geno Pharmacy required documentation by reviewing and correcting documentation as needed.
- Complete routine vehicle maintenance.
- Ensure proper destruction of medications as needed.
- Assign required program paperwork to MDS Staff. Track completion of the required paperwork and provide Genoa MDS Coordinator with the required documents.
- Review client MARs for accuracy every week
- Establish a positive working relationship with all case managers, guardians, doctors, nurses, client family members, and representatives of monitoring agencies.
- Obtain necessary approval for all client LOA’s
- Communicate significant incidents to Genoa Pharmacists/Genoa MDS Program Manager promptly.
- Cover any open delivery shift or for call-ins as needed. Be familiar and able to complete the responsibilities outlined in the MDS Job Description.
KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION
High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
At least 1 year of experience working with the population serving adults with serious mental illness or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder; children with serious emotional disturbance; individuals with a developmental disability; or medically fragile older adults, preferred.
SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS
Must have a valid State of Michigan Driver’s License.
- Occasional requirements: Lifting, pushing, pulling, and carrying up to 15 pounds. Kneeling, stooping, and bending.
- Periodic requirements: Sitting for long periods.
- Occasional requirements: Irregularity of work hours because of overtime requirements, weekend rotation, etc. On-call availability to handle work problems, attend meetings, handle emergencies/crisis situations, etc. at all hours.
- Periodic requirements: Attention to detail/concentration on figures, paperwork, data, etc. Distracting influences such as people, telephone calls, noise and so forth. Intermittent or cyclical work pressures.
- Frequent requirements: Pressures related to meeting deadlines, fulfilling scheduling requirements, etc. Simultaneous handling of multiple projects.
UNDESIRABLE/DISAGREEABLE WORKING CONDITIONS
- Occasional requirements: Outside weather conditions
- Periodic requirements: Local travel, and contract with chemicals and hazardous waste materials.
- Frequent requirements: Exposure to clients who carry contagious illness or cause bodily harm.
Union: Manager 1 scale; Contract: Rate of pay is determined by contractual arrangement.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and skills required.