Non-Medicaid Care Coordinator

Directions in Independent Living, Inc.
7 reviews
Olean, NY
$16.60 an hour - Full-time

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Pay

  • $16.60 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday

Location

Olean, NY

Benefits
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  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Provide case management services to mental health recipients, who do not have Medicaid, that lead to positive self-care habits with a goal to avoid emergency room visits and long-term hospital care.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES

Maintain caseload of 35 – 40 mental health recipients.

Program outreach and community engagement

Provide guidance, input and develop individual goal plans for consumers.

Form partnerships with other community agencies to build the individual consumer’s circle of support that may include, but is not limited to family, friends and professionals.

Refer and link individuals to appropriate resources in the community that will lessen institutional treatment and emergency visits to the hospital and increase community interdependence.

The advocate will monitor the individual for success.

Ensure that consumers have all needs met including food, transportation, housing, etc.

Document all activity in an accurate, organized filing and tracking system.

Assures quality service delivery by monitoring program activities, records, data filing, and summarizing information.

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational meetings, training, and workshops.

Promotes a positive agency image and creditability by working with administration on funding sources and other community services; adhering to a professional code of ethics.

Providing transportation, as necessary.

Demonstrates sensitivity towards consumers with disabilities. • Knowledge of area service providers and their programs.

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed or requested by supervisor and/or Executive Directors.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

A two-year degree preferred with one to two years’ experience.

Experience in a Human Service environment.

Communicates well verbally and in writing.

Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Maintains a clean and safe working environment.

Effectively manages multiple tasks and priorities

Understands and performs job results in a non-judgmental manner.

Ability to interpret policies, procedures, and other written materials.

Accepts supervision and follows through with supervisor recommendations.

Treats colleagues, staff, and program participants with respect.

Must be able to comply with HIPAA requirements.

Interpersonal communication skills

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES

Compassionate

Verbal Communication

Problem Solving skills

Approachability

Motivational

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.60 per hour

Expected hours: 35 per week

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • Office

Experience:

  • Human Services: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: On the road

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