Bilingual Spanish Care Coordinator

Bronx, NY

Responsibilities

 

  • Acquires obligatory Care Management enrollment agreements from the individual or legal guardian
  • Conducts initial and ongoing needs assessments (Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths; CANS) to decide the individual’s most fitting level of care management.
  • Accountable for the overall management of the patient’s Customized Plan of Care.
  • Match the enrollee’s provision of services containing their acuity level.
  • Support adherence to treatment recommendations
  • Observe and assess a patient’s needs, including prevention, wellness, medical, mental health, care transitions, and social and community services where appropriate.
  • Meets client contact requirements (keeping in mind that caseloads may be “blended”)
  • Care Managers serving children will be required to have some face-face visits on a consistent schedule as per the mandates of their acuity level (high, medium, or low).
  • Meets Care Management documentation requirements in a timely and accurate manner by effectively utilizing designated Care Management Portal (Medicaid Analytics Performance Portal; MAPP) and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) as needed
  • Functions as an advocate for clients within the agency and external service providers
  • Promotes wellness and prevention by linking enrollees with resources and services based on their individual needs and preferences
  • Educate the child/caregiver on care of chronic conditions, immunization, screening and other preventive interventions.
  • Helps clients to obtain and maintain public benefits necessary to gain health care services, including Medicaid and cash assistance eligibility, Social Security, SNAP, housing, legal services, employment and training supports, and others.
  • Effectively communicates and shares information with the individual and their families and other caregivers with appropriate consideration for language, literacy and cultural preferences.
  • Conducts care planning meetings/conferences and serves as an interdisciplinary team member to effectively provide/coordinate comprehensive and holistic care

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelors of Arts or Science with 2+ years’ experience
  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse with 2+ experience
  • A Master’s Degree in related field (License desired)
  • Bilingual is advantageous
  • Pertinent expertise and experience in serving children and families in child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, healthcare and/or other systems as well as those receiving preventive services.
  • Care Coordinators serving high acuity enrollees will be required to have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the needs of such children and their families as evidenced by additional years of experience, education, or training.
  • Care Coordinators assigned to children who have medical fragility must have extensive experience in coordinating their care
  • Experience providing service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services.

 

 

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 7/1/2020
Salary $22.00/hr






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