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12 Nov 2020

Full-Time Care Coordinator – Brooklyn Health Home

employment@eac-network.org – Posted by employment@eac-network.org Brooklyn, New York, United States

Job Description

EAC Network seeks a Care Coordinator to work full time for its Brooklyn Health Home Program. The position is Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM with excellent benefits medical/dental/401K and very generous Paid Time Off Plan.

Primary Purpose of Job:

The Care Coordinator conducts outreach, assessment, and service planning to coordinate care for participants with severe and persistent mental illness and/or chronic medical conditions. Works closely with clients to implement goals identified during the intake, assessment, and reassessment process. Maintains contact with the client’s extended family and support networks for coordination of care; Monitors client’s progress in utilizing services to achieve better health care outcomes while containing costs.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Gather information for and or conduct outreach, intake, assessment, and reassessments.
  2. Provide care management to a caseload through the coordination of medical, mental health and substance abuse services.
  3. Implement activities to facilitate participant engagement.
  4. Participate in case conferences with health home team including, Case Managers and treatment providers.
  5. Ensure entitlements, insurance, and benefits are in place.
  6. Develop service plans and resolve barriers to effective service utilization.
  7. Responsible for assisting Health Home team members in implementing individualized care plans.
  8. Monitor client’s progress in utilizing services (appointments, treatment, medication, etc.) through telephonic and direct contact.
  9. Check that clients receive test results and track that clients follow up with medical directions.
  10. Escort clients to/from medical appointments when needed.
  11. Collaborate on care issues with internal clinicians and the participant’s assigned Health Home medical provider.
  12. Document service information in databases and use electronic systems to track participant activities.
  13. Assist in crisis intervention and provide or refer to crisis services.
  14. Conduct home visits and community work in the field including visiting hospitals and emergency rooms when determined necessary.
  15. Ensure that clients follow-up with aftercare discharge (i.e. fill prescriptions, make appointments).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in social or behavioral sciences required. CASAC or High School Diploma or educational equivalent and significant combination of education and experience in criminal justice or working with substance abusing and or mentally ill population considered.
  2. Experience providing medical, mental health or substance abuse-focused care coordination services to individuals with chronic medical conditions and complex behavioral health conditions preferred.
  3. Knowledge of health care environments, clinical terminology and health information systems strongly preferred.
  4. Excellent organizational and time management skills, interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills required.
  5. Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications, calendar, email and/or database software necessary to perform work assignments.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 71 days.

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