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Social Worker - Care Management Program
The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives invites applications for the Social Work position in the Care Management Program located in Midtown Manhattan.
The Care Management program provides care coordination services to optimize the quality and efficiency of health care services received by the most at risk New Yorkers. Care Management plays an integral role in improving behavioral and physical health outcomes for high users of Medicaid.
Description of Responsibilities-
The social worker is responsible for coordinating health care for clients in the community who have chronic medical and mental health conditions. The social worker is responsible to conduct ongoing assessments, provide counseling, coordination, education, and advocacy to support clients to make well informed healthcare choices, receive appropriate services and achieve healthcare goals. The social worker conducts mental health assessments to determine eligibility for HCBS (Home and Community based services). The position involves telephonic care coordination, visiting clients in the community and meeting them in the office. The social worker will also serve as an assistant team leader in a variety of capacities, building their own leadership skills. The social worker will receive weekly clinical supervision that meets the requirements for LCSW hours and have access to all CUCS agency trainings.
• MSW or LMSW - CUCS requires that all full-time social workers to have a Social Work license within 6 months from date of hire
• 1 year experience working with persons diagnosed with mental disabilities, developmental disabilities, alcoholism or substance abuse
• Bilingual Spanish / English preferred
• Good verbal and written communications skills
• Computer literacy
Posted on 01/29/18; CVMHA ID #11806