M.O.M./Meals, Observation, Medicine Coordiantor

Montgomery, Alabama
05-07-2019
MAMHA - Montgomery
43,546.00 
28,618.00 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICES
1st Shift

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                                                JOB DESCRIPTION

 

TITLE:                                  MOM / Meals Observation Medication Coordinator

 

CLASSIFICATION:                        Mental Health Specialist II

 

SALARY RANGE:              $28,618.00 - $43,546.00

 

SUPERVISOR:                     DIRECTOR RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

DEFINITION:

 

This is responsible work in the field of rehabilitation of persons with mental illness and the daily program administration and facility management of the Meals Observation Medication Facility.

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

 

Ensure 24-hour staff coverage.

 

Ensure on-call coverage after normal work hours.

 

Ensure that schedules for meals, housekeeping, maintenance, daily activities and staff coverage are accomplished and followed.

 

Ensure that residents attend off-site treatment services as required by individual Treatment Plans, and assist in providing Day Treatment to Meals Observation Medication Facility residents and other participants as necessary.

 

Monitor and document residents' medication regimens. Monitor residents to ensure medication boxes are refilled as prescribed and that adequate medications are on hand.

 

Arrange for medical, psychological and psychiatric appointments as needed, and assure medical maintenance of residents on an on-going basis.

 

Provide residents with social and training activities before and after Day Treatment hours.

 

Assist residents with money management issues. Accomplish and maintain accurate and timely documentation of resident spending, Fee for Services.

 

Ensure that adequate food and other supplies required for daily operations of the facility are on hand.

 

Ensure compliance with the State Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation certification requirements and city/county requirements as related to fire, safety and sanitary conditions.

 

Responsible for the storage and protection of consumer records housed in the program.

 

Complete all reports and documentation on a timely basis.

 

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (Continued)

 MOM – Meals Observation Medicine Coordinator

 

Arrange for facility maintenance, repairs and grounds upkeep. Ensure that all vouchers or invoices, requests for purchase orders and purchase orders are accomplished or processed in a timely manner.

 

Maintain good working relationships with other community agencies.

 

Maintain awareness of budgetary matters, and coordinate with the immediate supervisor in complying with these matters on a timely basis.

 

Provide supervision for program staff to ensure effective operations.

 

Ensure compliance with house rules by residents.

 

Responsible for ensuring program complies with AL Department of Mental Health and Community Mental Health Standards, Mental Illness Community Service Contract Service Delivery manual, Medicaid Provider Manual and any other applicable state and federal laws or regulations.

 

Responsible for ensuring program staff are current with required training.

 

Responsible for overseeing program staff’s time and productivity.

 

Responsible for program operating within a defined budget.

 

Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Ability to assume the responsibility for the professional, administrative functions of the Residential Care Group Home Program and management of the physical facility.

 

Knowledge of behavioral patterns and problems of the mentally ill, disadvantaged or elderly.

 

Knowledge of facility management to include meal planning and preparation, housekeeping and facility maintenance.

 

Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively and interact positively with persons with serious mental illness.

 

Ability to work with the supervisor in terms of facility management, training programs and other residential needs.

 

Ability to carry out oral and written instructions.

 

Basic knowledge of psychotropic drugs concerning their applied use, desirable and undesirable effects.

 

Ability to prepare and maintain documentation as related to the facility and residents.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Description (Continued)

MOMS / Meals Observation Medicine Coordinator

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field plus two years experience in the field of mental health.

 

Must hold a current CPI, Red Cross First Aid and CPR certificate.  MAC I Certificate prior to attaining position.

 

Must hold a valid Alabama Driver's License and maintain a driving record that is acceptable to the Authority's insurance carrier. Must maintain liability coverage on personal vehicles.

 

 

 

                                                                                                Revised August 2016