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Medical Support Professional

Company: Heartshare Human Services Of New York
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

About HeartShareFor over one hundred years, HeartShare has dedicated itself to improving the lives of people needing special services and support. The HeartShare team, now 2,100 employees and growing, helps individuals develop to their fullest potential and lead meaningful and enriched lives.Job SummaryThe Medical Support Professional (MSP) is responsible for overseeing a variety of medical/dental and medication related activities for the residence, under the oversight of the program nurse and program management. The Medical Support Professional schedules all medical/dental appointments in conjunction with the program nurse.The Medical Support Professional is also available to serve as a DSP, either part-time on a regular schedule or as needed, depending upon total weekly MSP hours. This includes implementing person-centered services for each individual and ensuring implementation of the individuals services, goals and outcomes in relation to program-based and community inclusion activities. In addition, the Direct Support Professional is directly responsible for the individuals overall physical and emotional well-being.HeartShare is currently seeking an experienced individual who would oversee and handle the medication administration at our Brooklyn program , If you have HHA or CNA experience, we strongly encourage YOU TO APPLY!Job ResponsibilitiesMedical support assistants need to be well-prepared in order to deal with many sick or injured individuals. They mostly use various forms in order to gather patients relevant information such as age, name and address, date of birth, possible allergies and medical history.Medical support assistants are also responsible in handling forms that are related to the insurance of the patient.Some medical support assistants are assigned at the hospitals emergency room department wherein they are required to do their job quickly and inform doctors for patients that need urgent admitting and treatment.In most cases, a medical support assistant performs a wide variety of duties that may change regularly or perhaps daily.QualificationsHigh school diploma, GED, CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant certification) or possess a Direct Support Professional (DSP) certificate from an accredited public or private organization.Two or more years experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.Excellent written, communication and mathematical skills.A flexible work schedule.Valid NYS drivers license not required preferred.BenefitsWhat we offer once YOU join our growing family:At HeartShare we offer a comprehensive benefit package based on full-time/part-time status. You can expect: Paid time off (holidays, vacation in accordance with school calendar, sick and personal) Professional development opportunities Team environment Medical and dental benefits Employer-paid life insurance Optional insurance (life, disability, etc.) 403(B) retirement plans Flexible spending account (dependent care, medical, parking, and transit) Employee assistance programHeartShare is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). If you need to request accommodation during the recruiting process, please reach out to Leaves@heartshare.org.#INDHPby Jobble

Keywords: Heartshare Human Services Of New York, New York , Medical Support Professional, Healthcare , Brooklyn, New York

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