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Care Coordinator in Brooklyn at Services for the UnderServed

Date Posted: 8/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Overview


The Care Coordinator will assume the care coordination responsibility for Chronically Ill clients identified from the NYS DOH (New York State Department of Health) list of high end users of Medicaid. Many of these clients will also have a co-occurring disorder of mental illness and/or substance abuse.  They will conduct Community outreach to CIDP clients to enroll potential clients who are identified by the NYS DOH. They will be expected to provide care management and coordination of the plan of care for this specified population in need of intensive case management including health education and advocacy. They will also provide intensive care coordination in a medical setting to include illness management. Travel is required; 80%.
Benefits Overview:
We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays


Qualifications


Requirements:
  • B.A. degree in a related field required, graduate degree preferred 
  • 2 years’ experience in providing direct services to mentally disabled clients or in linking mentally disabled clients to a broad range of services essential to successfully living in the community
  • Basic knowledge of mental illness and serious emotional disturbances
  • Basic knowledge of treatment, rehabilitation, and community support programs as they relate to clients, families and staff
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.  
SUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Company Overview


Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island.