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Children's Health Home Care Coordinator (Staten Island) in Staten Island at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

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Job Description

PURPOSE: Working in a team setting, the Care Coordinator has overall responsibility and accountability for coordinating all aspects of an assigned health home member’s care.  The Care Coordinator will conduct assessments, develop plans, provide care management services, track and arrange appointments, educate members and coordinate other aspects of the member’s health and community services.  The Care Coordinator functions as a part of the Care Management team.  As this is an evolving program, additional responsibilities will be added.

RESPONSIBILITIES, under direct supervision, include but are not limited to:

  • Integration of medical, specialized and behavioral health services in addition to social support services

  • Periodic assessment of a member’s medical and behavioral health needs as well as compliance with recommended treatments

  • Collaborative development of an Individualized Care Plan (ICP) with the member, the member’s family and/or caregivers in addition to other service providers

  • Providing required care management services

  • Tracking all specialty medical, behavioral and support service referrals made for patient using Health Information Technology (HIT) provided.

  • Assuring that member has access to, engages in and retains needed services as defined in the member’s ICP.Such services may include:Acute Medical Care; Primary Medical Care; Preventative medical care services (including metabolic screening); Home Health Care; Chemical Dependency Services; Behavioral Health Services; Community social support services; Housing; State and federal entitlements

  • Providing outreach services to members for increased access to the above services

  • Responding to members’ information and referral questions.

  • Reassessing for continuation of Health Home Services

  • Completing all required documentation

  • Sharing knowledge and experience with other team members to support the team’s overall service provision efforts

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree featuring a major or concentration in social work, psychology, nursing, rehabilitation, education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, recreation or recreation therapy, counseling, community mental health, child and family studies, sociology, speech and hearing or other human services field. OR a NYS teacher’s certificate for which a bachelor’s degree is required OR NYS licensure and registration as a Registered Nurse and a bachelor’s degree OR A Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor
2 years relevant experience. Providing direct services to people with Serious Mental Illness, developmental disabilities or substance use disorders  OR Linking individuals with Serious Mental Illness, developmental disabilities or substance use disorders to a broad range of services essential to successful living in a community setting (e.g. medical, psychiatric, social, educational, legal, housing and financial services).    A master’s degree in one of the listed fields may be substituted for  one year of experience.
Also, if individual has a Bachelors or higher in a different concentration, (s)he may work with this population if (s)he has 5 years of relevant experience.