Health Home Care Coordinator in Buffalo, NY


Jewish Family Services of Western New York Posted: 2021-07-09

Buffalo, NY 14209

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Jewish Family Services of Western New York is currently accepting applications for the following positions due to our continuing growth:

In working with your clients, you'll be promoting client rights and access to social service, social security, mental health, and other support services. As part of the Care Manager Team, you'll manage all aspects of care for Health Home consumers.

These responsibilities include tracking and arranging appointments, working in partnership with treatment providers, offering consumer advocacy and education, and coordinating other aspects of the consumer's community services. Equally important, however, are keeping accurate documentation, maintaining case notes, and completing (and monitoring!) all required forms. For this reason, you must not only have proficient communication skills but must also have excellent writing skills and attention to detail.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:

A Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline is required
At least two years experience prodiving direct services to persons with serious mental illness, developmental disabilities, or substance use disorders or linking persons with serious mental illness, developmental disabilities or substance use disorders to a broad range of services essential to successfully living in a community setting. Experience in care coordination with community-based client services or discharge planning desirable
Ability to effectively provide case management services, responding supportively, and with persistence, to client families
Familiarity with community linkage resources helpful
Willingness to work within the community and make home visits
Experience with electronic medical records a plus
Proficient verbal & written communication skills for interactions and for documentation
Familiarity with and appreciation of issues related to people with diverse cultures and languages

$19/hr

For more than 150 years JFS has been committed to providing high quality services to all in need in the interest of helping “repair the world”. Our services are guided by the essential connection between mental well-being, physical wellness and positive self-worth. We are committed to
providing a supportive, inclusive work environment in which all employees are able to contribute and be their best!

JFS provides great benefits including outstanding health insurance options, 401k, 4+ weeks PTO and 13 paid holidays.
All positions require evidence of having received the COVID-19 vaccination and are subject to background checks.

If you are interested and qualified and have experience in one of the positions listed above, please forward your resume and wage requirements to hr@jfsbuffalo.org

Come join our team and make a difference in your career and within the community.

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