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Med Clerk

Med Clerk

Job Type
Full-time
Description

   

About Cedar House Life Change Center

Cedar House Life Change Center (CHLCC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. What started as a small 12-bed alcohol treatment facility for men in 1973, named "Amigo House", is now a 125-bed treatment facility and we are growing! The staff at Cedar House is passionate and dedicated to improving the lives of those suffering from Substance Use Disorders. 

Cedar House was awarded Top Work Places in 2021 and is an excellent place to begin developing your skills in the treatment and rehabilitation of our clients. Our organization encourages our employees to grow in their positions and promotes from within. We have multi-tiered positions that enable qualified employees to promote into higher positions with higher pay ranges! We offer comprehensive benefits package (see below)!

Come join our great team and help us to continue to provide high quality Substance Use Treatment. Use this exciting opportunity with Cedar House to develop your abilities in the rehabilitation field and grow in your career!


DUTY STATEMENT AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Observe self-administration of medications for clients as scheduled.
  • Assign and label medication boxes for each client who is prescribed medication.
  • Log all medications according to CHLCC policy.
  • Create a client profile which consists of client’s personal information as directed.
  • Create a State Sheet for each client on medications, as directed.
  • Ensure clients have their medications refilled in a timely manner by working with local pharmacies.
  • Perform a count of all medication under their control weekly and report and document errors to the Medical Liaison.
  • Count schedule II thru V controlled medications at the start, end of each shift, and document appropriately, according to CHLCC policy.
  • Ensure controlled medications are locked properly in the narcotics cabinet using a 2-lock system.
  • Ensure clients who are exiting receive their medications, according to CHLCC policy.
  • Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.
  • Assist clients as needed regarding insurance coverage for medications.
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.
  • And other duties and/or responsibilities as are assigned.
Requirements

  

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Must have knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Have completed 12 years of education or equivalent.
  • Will understand the nature of chemical dependency and its recovery. 
  • Knowledge of medications and their side effects.
  • Must maintain current CPR/First Aid.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills maintaining productive working relationships with staff.
  • Resourcefulness, creativity, and strong problem-solving skills.

CULTURAL COMPETENCIES

  • Uncompromising integrity and ability to maintain strictest confidentiality.
  • Champions the mission, culture, and objectives of the organization.
  • Demonstrates value and respect for all employees.
  • High energy and enthusiasm.
  • Performs effectively as a team player. 
  • Values the ideas and opinions of others and routinely collects their input as part of decision-making process.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical requirements described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The positions specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


 BENEFITS

  • Excellent Benefits to include Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • 403b Retirement Plan Company matched at $1: $1 up to 6% of Annual Salary
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Vacation 2 weeks accrued per year initially, then incrementally more with longevity
  • Sick Leave 48 hours accrued for first year, then 48 hours of sick leave are provided at the beginning of each new year thereafter
  • Holidays 12 paid per year

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable Individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

***The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug-free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable*** 

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Job Function : Services

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