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Medication Recovery Specialist

Company: South Middlesex Opportu
Location: Framingham
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARYThis position is a valuable member of the treatment team who maintains the continuity of treatment while ensuring the physical safety of the residents during their shifts.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESWorking directly with residents, their providers, and the pharmacy to coordinate refillsMonitoring medication adherence and notifying the Program Director, Clinical director as necessaryMaintaining an accurate record of medications which remain in the possession of residentsMaintaining accurate documentation of all medications stored and disposed ofEnsuring the medication refrigerator is in working condition and monitoring refrigeration temperaturesEnsuring smooth return and release of medications at dischargeStocking the medication room with appropriate suppliesChecking house supplies and first aid kits for expired medicationAssisting with medication disposal on a scheduled basis in accordance with State and federal regulationsRegularly cleaning and organizing the medication storage areaOrienting new residents to the programs' medication policies and proceduresTraining new and existing program staff on facility's medication policies and proceduresArranging for program staff to receive Naloxone training and on- going medication educationReporting medication errors and incidents to BSAS and other authorities as required.Other duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS Understanding the disease concept of addiction and knowledge of the 12 step programs.High School educationMOP certification.ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPDirectly reports to Program Director. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSAbility to ascend and descend stairs.WORKING CONDITIONSThe facility is a non-smoking environment. As part of the responsibilities of this position, the recovery specialist will have direct or incidental contact with clients served by SMOC in various programs funded or administered through the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. A successful background check is required.

Keywords: South Middlesex Opportu, Framingham , Medication Recovery Specialist, Other , Framingham, Massachusetts

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