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Care Coordinator/Case Manager

Department: Franklin
Location: Bronx, NY

BASIC FUNCTION: Care Coordinator/Case Manager for a population of clients with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health and medical issues.

MAJOR DUTIES:

The Care Coordinator will engage and assess clients to identify their needs. Care coordinator will enroll eligible clients in a Health Home and connect them with community based service providers and assist them in adhering to their appointments to address their specific needs that include physical and behavioral health, financial, legal, transportation and unemployment.  Will interact with multidisciplinary providers with the goal of having clients’ needs addressed to improve their overall health status while reducing visits to emergency rooms and hospitalizations.  Responsible for accurate and timely submission of all related documentation. 

QUALIFICATION - EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Master's degree in Social Work and CASAC preferred
  • Exceptional skills in engaging patients and families and in assessment and coordination of resources within families and hospital and community networks for effective management of patient care.
  • Exceptional organizational, collaborative and psychosocial assessment and intervention skills.
  • Interest in being part of an innovative initiative to improve the quality of care by addressing barriers to primary and specialist care, preventable Emergency Department visits and hospital admissions/readmissions.
  • Proficiency in MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook.  Ability to learn hospital ambulatory scheduling system, electronic medical record and specific care coordination applications.
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred

SCHEDULE: Part-Time, 17 hours per week

LOCATION: 1341 Franklin Avenue, Bronx, NY 10456

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