The Jewish Board Care Coordinator (Bronx) in New York, New York
Care Coordinator (Bronx)inNew York, NYatThe Jewish Board
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PURPOSE:Working in a team setting, the Care Coordinator has overall responsibility and accountability for coordinating all aspects of an assigned health home member’s care. The Care Coordinator will conduct assessments, develop plans, provide care management services, track and arrange appointments, educate members and coordinate other aspects of the member’s health and community services. The Care Coordinator functions as a part of the Care Management team. As this is an evolving program, additional responsibilities will be added.
RESPONSIBILITIES,under direct supervision, include but are not limited to:
Integration of medical, specialized and behavioral health services in addition to social support services
Periodic assessment of a member’s medical and behavioral health needs as well as compliance with recommended treatments
Collaborative development of an Individualized Care Plan (ICP) with the member, the member’s family and/or caregivers in addition to other service providers
Providing required care management services
Tracking all specialty medical, behavioral and support service referrals made for patient using Health Information Technology (HIT) provided.
Assuring that member has access to, engages in and retains needed services as defined in the member’s ICP.Such services may include:Acute Medical Care; Primary Medical Care; Preventative medical care services (including metabolic screening); Home Health Care; Chemical Dependency Services; Behavioral Health Services; Community social support services; Housing; State and federal entitlements
Providing outreach services to members for increased access to the above services
Responding to members’ information and referral questions.
Reassessing for continuation of Health Home Services
Completing all required documentation
Sharing knowledge and experience with other team members to support the team’s overall service provision efforts
Other duties as assigned
Intermediate computer proficiency
Good written communication skills
Excellent verbal communication and customer service skills
Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or a related health/human services fieldORHigh School/GED with at least two years of relevant experience.
Experience working in interdisciplinary teams; experience providing care management or care coordination in a medical or behavioral health environment; experience working with the chronically ill. Fluency in a second language such as Spanish, Russian, or Creole