Bilingual Spanish Case Manager

Bronx, NY

Responsibilities

 

  • Obtains required Care Management enrollment consents from the individual or legal guardian
  • Completes initial and ongoing needs assessments (Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths; CANS) to determine the individual’s most appropriate level of care management
  • Responsible for the overall management of the patient’s Individualized Plan of Care. Through the creation of an Individual Plan of Care the Care Manager is able to coordinate the enrollee’s provision of services including as per their acuity level, support adherence to treatment recommendations, monitor and evaluate 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.

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelors of Arts or Science with two years’ experience OR
  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse with two years’ experience OR
  • A Master’s Degree in related field (License preferred)
  • Bilingual is a plus
  • Relevant 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 Managers 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 Managers 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 7/15/2020
Salary $20.00/hr






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