• Medical Support Specialist

    Job Locations US-MN-Bloomington
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/3/2019 11:01 AM)
    # of Openings
    Health/Human Services Workforce
    Hiring Manager
    Jordan Reisdorph
  • Overview

    Medical Support Specialist will provide medical support services and organize the medical department and ensure compliance with 245D regulations. The Medical Support Specialist will also promote the inclusion of each person served within the community and provide training and support services to persons served. Support services including: positive approaches to learning, systematic instruction, behavioral intervention, case management, and self-care interventions.  


    Rise is all about people and potential. We provide uniquely tailored and innovative programs, opening doors to success for the people we serve and our staff. We embrace a culture of learning and offer extensive training and career development opportunities.



    Rise offers competitive salaries, a fun, fast-paced work environment, and the chance to make a real difference in people’s lives!


    • Ensure medications and treatments are accurately administered according to physician’s orders and proper procedure.
      • Complete documentation of medications administered, treatments provided, and individual illness/ injury is completed in a timely fashion.
      • Ensure emergency health care needs are responded to appropriately and emergency medical care is sought as deemed necessary
      • Ensure new medication orders are communicated to program staff, as necessary.
      • Complete charting for each individual is completed and accurate for each day.
      • Ensure medical procedures are performed in accordance with physician orders, including gastronomy feedings.
      • Under the supervision of the RN, will instruct staff in proper performance of medical procedures and will monitor compliance.
      • Communicates clear, accurate, pertinent, and complete information regarding individuals health status/needs to staff, group homes, and to guardians according to program policies and procedures.
      • In consultation with RN make decisions and arrangements made for individuals whom become ill during the workday 
      • Carries out therapeutic aspects of programming (recommended by OT & PT) in the community and work setting
    • Provides case management services to assigned caseload. Including maintaining case records, providing active treatment, and maintaining regular communication with team members.
    • Document Care Plan outcomes and objectives daily.
    • Provide direct support for the individuals in this program including lifting and transferring adults to/from wheelchairs (two-person lifts) and assisting with personal cares 
    • Continually inspire personal growth in the people we support by working on personal goals and implementing person-centered practices.
    • Conducts oneself as a positive role model for people and other team members in terms of appearance, socialization and teamwork.
    • Complete documentation as needed
    • Provide daily transportation of persons supported in Rise vans and buses

    Qualifications & Benefits


    • Experience, competence and sensitivity in working with people with developmental disabilities, seizure disorders, physical disabilities, and medical complexities.
    • High School diploma
    • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position and correctly use assistive and safety equipment.
    • Hardworking, flexible and ability to work collaboratively with a team.
    • Maintain calm demeanor in handling occasional difficult situations. 
    • Previous experience is helpful, but we are willing to train the right person
    • Valid drivers license and compliance with Rule 11 and MVR background check required


    Medical- 90% of employee coverage premium paid by Rise. Dental. 4% matched 401(k). Life Insurance. FSA. PTO starts at 16 days a year, plus 2 float and 8 paid holidays.


    An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer



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