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Care Coordinator - Health Home
Center for Urban Community services
The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives invites applications for the Care Coordinator position in the Care Management Program. The Care Management program provides Health Home services to optimize the quality and efficiency of health care services received by the most at risk New Yorkers.
Health Homes play an integral role in improving behavioral and physical health outcomes for high users of Medicaid in New York State.
Description of Responsibilities-
The Care Coordinator is responsible for coordinating health care for clients in the community who have chronic medical and / or mental health conditions. The Care Coordinator assists clients in overcoming barriers to quality health care, striving to improve overall health outcomes, reduce inappropriate ER usage and avoidable inpatient hospitalizations. The Care Coordinator is responsible to connect clients to appropriate medical services, coordinate care with clients’ providers and supports, support clients to make well informed choices with regard to treatment, and provide education & empowerment. The position involves telephonic care coordination, visiting clients in the community, and conducting required assessments for health home enrollments and ongoing services.
Case Manager 2 – Bachelor’s Degree or HS Diploma and 4 years relevant experience
Case Manager 3 – Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years relevant experience or BSW and 1 year relevant experience or HS Diploma and 6 years relevant experience. Note: for every 30 college credits earned, 1 year of experience may ne reduced from the requirement for applicants with HS diplomas
Bachelor's degree in child and family studies, community mental health, counseling, education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, recreation, recreation therapy, rehabilitation, social work, sociology, or speech and hearing and 2 years experience working with individuals with mental health disabilities, developmental disabilities, alcoholism or substance abuse preferred
Bilingual Spanish preferred
Posted on 01/26/17; CVMHA ID #10676