SAFEchild Advocacy Center Medical Coordinator
32 Hours (Full Time)
The Medical Coordinator is a medically trained professional (Certified Medical Assistant or RN) responsible for supporting and assisting medical providers of children’s medical evaluations for pediatric patients ages 0 to 18 who may have experienced maltreatment, including but not limited to neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, human trafficking and/or witness to violence.
Child Medical Evaluations (CME):
- Partner with SAC Director to ensure that all medical elements meet the National Children’s Alliance Medical Accreditation Standard.
- Work alongside MD/APP to provide medical care and assessment of children.
- Review referrals to ensure all needs related to the medical evaluation (such as medical records, photos) are obtained in advance.
- Manage medical aspects of examinations, including assisting SAC medical providers with preparing a child for physical examination, taking medical history, obtaining vital signs, assisting provider with exam, chaperoning during exam, and aiding with photo documentation and logging of pertinent findings.
- Maintain adequate inventory of medical supplies, laboratory supplies and equipment. Ensure that medical equipment is in good working order.
- Responsible for the care and maintenance of medical exam rooms.
- Understand HIPAA laws.
- Assist SAC Medical Team with laboratory requisition forms, specimen collection/labeling, specimen processing, and specimen pickup by courier service.
- Monitor lab results, notify SAC medical providers of lab results and upload results to patient file.
- Follow up on hospital and primary care provider phone calls.
- Assist with processing medical treatment recommendations and referrals.
- Assist the SAC medical team with communications with collaborating partners and other medical providers.
- Assist SAC medical team with subpoenas.
- Ensure accurate completion of coding and signing of patient forms for case management and insurance purposes.
- Understand and uphold HIPAA laws.