CARE COORDINATOR OUTREACH AND ENROLLMENT SPECIALIST
Community Access, Inc. (CA), founded in 1974, is a progressive not-for-profit organization that expands opportunities for people living with mental health concerns to recover from trauma and discrimination through affordable housing, training, advocacy and healing-focused services. We are built upon the simple truth that people are experts in their own lives. Our programs are spread across 20 locations and include over 1000 units of supportive housing in three boroughs, the Howie The Harp Advocacy Center, ThriveAtWork, Blueprint Supported Education, East Village Access—a PROS program, and a peer-driven Crisis Respite Center.
Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access. Bachelor’s Degree with 4 years related experience preferred. Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the New York State Justice Center. Commitment to recovery oriented practice. Be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving. Responsive to change: opens to new ideas; adapts to changing needs, transitions and situations; willingness to modify pursue different approaches to achieve positive outcomes. Experience in collaborative interdisciplinary planning processes. Knowledge of mental health, serious medical conditions, HIV/AIDS, substance use and homelessness. Knowledge of Medicaid, Social Security and other entitlements, preferred. Demonstrated competence in written, verbal and computational skills to present and document records in accordance with program standards. Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience working with electronic health records. Be creative and flexible. Show initiative and be responsible for follow through. Willingness to work in the field and travel by public transportation. Ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Bilingual Spanish-speaking, preferred. Ability to walk up several flights of stairs.
Interested candidates should apply on www.communityaccess.org/jobs.
Posted on 04/28/17; CVMHA ID #10970
123 William Street, 19th floor, New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212) 742-1600
Fax: (212) 742-2080
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