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Bilingual Medical Care Specialist - St. PJ's Children's Home at Archdiocese of San Antonio

Bilingual Medical Care Specialist - St. PJ's Children's Home

Archdiocese of San Antonio San Antonio, TX Full-Time


Mission: The Mission of St. PJ's Children's Home is to be a safe and loving refuge for children in crisis and to accompany them on their journey to healing and wholeness, breaking the cycle of abuse and neglect one child at a time.


Under the general direction of the Lead Medical Care Coordinator, the Medical Care Specialist assists with the coordination and implementation of medical services provided to UAC. The Medical Care Specialist uses sound medical and professional judgment and best practices to support the medical safety and well-being of UAC. The Medical Care Specialist works collaboratively with Lead Medical Care Coordinator to ensure the medical, dental, mental health and physical needs of UAC are met in accordance with agency policy, TDFPS Minimum Standards, and ORR Policy.

Position Responsibilities:

* Actively participating in case staffing's and meetings, and following up with recommendations;*
* Compiling, preparing, submitting and maintaining accurate records, files, forms, statistics and additional information in accordance with agency policy, DFPS Minimum Standards and ORR Policy;*
* Ensuring medical services are completed and documented in the UAC Portal within required timeframes and in accordance with agency DFPS Minimum Standards and ORR Policy;*
* Providing health education and training for staff and UAC;*
* Providing oversight and monitoring of medication administration to UAC including, medication counts, label accuracy, and reporting of medication errors;*
* Scheduling accompanying and/or providing transportation to medical appointments when needed;*
* Assuming ON-CALL duties after regular business hours, including nights, weekends and holidays;
* Responsible for protecting the confidentiality of any information or material obtained in the service with the organization to include but not limited to client names and information, services rendered to clients, donors' names and gifts, internal and external investigations or results of any investigations, and financial information;
* Attendance and successful completion of a 10- day New Employee Orientation is mandated for the position. The inability to meet this requirement will conclude employment with the Agency;
* Other duties as assigned by Program Director.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Education

o Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent.

* Experience

o Minimum one year employment experience in the medical field;

o Experience in the child welfare field preferred.

* License and Credentials
* Medical training/education, program certification or registry required;
* Reliable transportation;
* Valid driver license;
* Valid vehicle insurance.

Minimum Knowledge and Skills:

* Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows (Microsoft Word, Excel) and a variety of online database systems, managing files and records, designing forms and other office procedures and terminology;
* Strong analytical and organization skills and abilities;
* Must be able to read and interpret policy, procedures and standards;
* Must be detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, work well independently and on a team;
* Must have good written and verbal skills;
* Must have good critical thinking and problem solving skills;
* Must be able to remain calm and composed in crisis situations;
* *Bilingual: Fluent in English/Spanish with regards to reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension of the spoken language.

Travel Requirements:

Travel requirements for the position includes 0% local and 0% overnight.


This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job description or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, etc.) This is a Grant funded position and salary is dependent on funding availability. Position can be eliminated at any time because of lack of funding to support this position.

St. PJ's Children's Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To view this and other employment opportunities please visit The Archdiocese of San Antonio website at You must apply through the website and complete the application and upload your resume. No phone calls please. If you are chosen for an interview, you will be contacted.

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