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CARE COORDINATOR

Community Access

Description

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.


We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of
CARE COORDINATOR
to work in our Health Division

Position Overview:
The Care Coordinator provides direct care coordination services to assigned Health Home program participants; including defining, developing, and implementing person centered care plans to assist participants in their goals in conjunction with relevant providers chosen by the participant. Assistance to program participants uses a person-centered, trauma-informed approach that supports individuals in their recovery and achievement of optimal health outcomes. The care coordinator coordinates communication among providers so that information is shared and the person’s needs are addressed in a comprehensive manner.

Bilingual Spanish-speaking candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Community Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Women, People of Color and Members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply.

CA is committed to the hiring of at least 51% consumer staff, in all of its departments and programs, and at all levels of management.

www.communityaccess.org

Qualifications

Qualified candidates must have minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) with 4 years experience; must be fingerprinted and cleared by the New York State Justice Center; commitment to recovery oriented practice; must be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving; Experience in collaborative interdisciplinary planning processes; Knowledge of Medicaid, Social Security and other entitlements, preferred; demonstrated competence in oral and written and computational skills to present and document records in accordance with program standards; ability to use various computer programs, specifically MS Work and Excel; experience with electronic health records; ability to walk up several flights of stairs; willingness to work in the field and travel by public assistance; bilingual Spanish-speaking, preferred.

Salary

This is a Full-Time position; annual salary is high 30s, plus an excellent benefits package.

Contact

Interested candidates should apply on www.communityaccess.org/jobs.

Posted on 04/28/17; CVMHA ID #10971