Are you searching for a job that allows you to coordinate care for clients and manage psychiatric health with children? We would love for you to become a respected member of our team! You will use compassion, dedication, and your expertise to foster treatment team unity, build trust, and nurture rapport with our clients. As a valued Care Manager for Children, you will have the opportunity to meet all aspects of client care challenges with enthusiasm to develop positive client relationships because one of the primary goals of our company is keeping our clients happy and healthy. If you are flexible, dedicated, and want to enhance your already top-notch skills, then consider working for us.
CoveCare Center (Formerly known as Putnam Family & Community Services, Inc.,) a private non-profit agency providing substance use disorder treatment services in Putnam County, NY, has a full-time opening for a Health Home Care Manager Adults. We are seeking an individual that shares our vision of partnering with individuals, families and the community to foster hope, wellness and recovery. The Health Home Care Manager is responsible for coordinating services and supports for individuals with a primary diagnosis of severe mental illness and/or other qualifying disorders in order to help successful integration into and maintenance in the community.
The Children’s Care Manager (non-Medicaid) is responsible for coordinating services and supports for children under the age of 21 with severe emotional disorders and/or other qualifying disorders in order to help maintain them successfully in the community.
Meets productivity standards
Assesses client’s success and satisfaction in the environments of living, learning, working and socialization;
Implements and coordinates the service plan in conjunction with the client and involved supports;
Advocates for and assists clients in gaining access to entitlements and benefits, health and human services, including preparation and coordination of applications;
Assumes full responsibility for caseload of individuals including all charting and paperwork responsibilities associated with cases;
Responsible for crisis coverage of caseload when indicated.
Provides outreach in the community via home visits to engage clients and link to services;
Identifies and advocates for improvements in the services that our clients receive;
Participates in care coordination and other inter-disciplinary team meetings for case reviews, exchange of information and supervision;
Compiles, reports and maintains records in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with appropriate requirements;
In addition, the below responsibilities may be required of the position:
Assists with agency and after-hours crisis intervention and assessment;
Master's Degree in relevant field with 1 year of experience providing direct services to the medically underserved or in the behavioral health field or Bachelor’s degree/RN with 3 years of experience providing direct services to the medically underserved or in the behavioral health field. Peer advocacy training preferred. Applicants with experience in navigating mental health/substance abuse services and the ability to model principles of recovery and wellness are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicant must be able to draw on his/her own personal experience while being able to transcend own personal events to articulate the experience of the served individual. Applicant must have excellent computer, verbal and written skills. Valid driver’s license, insurability through agency’s insurance and use of own car required. Must be able to travel in the community and access clients in their own home.
CoveCare Center offers a comprehensive benefits package for all full-time employees! Our benefits include excellent paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life, short term, and long-term disability insurance along with a 401(k) plan with an employer match. All benefits start 1st of the month following 30 days of employment.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $19.99 - $20.00 per hour