Southwest Key Programs SEASONAL Medical Coordinator in San Benito, Texas

The Seasonal Medical Coordinator is responsible for assessing, facilitating and monitoring all components of client medical services. The Seasonal Medical Coordinator will maintain a flexible, organized, and efficient work schedule, which could include evenings, weekends, or holidays. This position is seasonal and is staffed as necessary in response to fluctuating business operations. The seasonal assignment can be up to five months

  • Obtain, compile, and maintain medical files on each admission. Ensure proper daily documentation in Southwest Key Program’s database (ETO) and maintain hard copy of required documents and medical record.

  • Facilitate and conduct medication and side effects training to employees as required.

  • Schedule and comply with required medical appointments and timelines. Respond and comply to individual emergency medical needs immediately.

  • Maintain and review for accurate and complete list of medical supplies, prescribe medications, and over-the-counter medication.

  • Collect, maintain, and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to supervisor.

  • Provide a fail-safe plan with medication count, label accuracy, and self-administration of medication, including over-the-counter drugs.

  • Schedule and provide transportation to clients on medical appointments with assistance from floor staff as needed.

  • Develop and expand medical and dental services with local providers.

  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

  • Maintain Health Information Privacy HIPAA

  • One of the following:

  • High School Diploma and Medical Assisting training and certification CMA ( license if required by the state)

  • Associate degree in nursing of medical sciences (example: LVN )

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Medical Sciences or related field.

  • Cleared Tuberculosis test results.

  • Immunization documentation Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Td/Tdap), Varicella, Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), Hepatitis A and B

  • Cleared background check or fingerprint clearance from appropriate entity. Cleared drug test results (for Texas programs only).

  • Bilingual. (Spanish/English)

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule and be on-call evenings and weekends.

  • Comply with annual training requirements/licensure/certifications.


  • One (1-2) year of full-time experience in a hospital, clinic, medical record department or physician’s office.

  • One (1-2) year experience in file maintenance working with troubled adolescents or youth services; may include part-time, volunteer or internship experience.

Must be able to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and First Aid Certification (CPR). Must be able to supervise clients indoors and outdoors as necessary. Bending, stooping and lifting up to 30 lbs required to complete daily tasks. Job requires extended periods of sitting; use of various office equipment

This is a twenty four hour residential facility at which minors receive all services. It requires three shifts to cover twenty four hour period which are subject to change. Noise level varies from mild to moderate. This position’s location varies to include confined spaces encountered while traveling. Access to a variety of medications with possible exposure to common injuries and illness.

ID: 2016-6220