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Intake Coordinator - Kenton Hall

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Project Renewal
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New York, NY
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Published 5 days ago

Program Description:

Kenton Hall is a 108 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless men with substance abuse issues and mental health issues. In addition to on-site rehabilitation services, our comprehensive services include case management, individual and group counseling, recreational activities and housing placement assistance. Additionally, an on-site medical, psychiatric, and dental clinic operates Monday through Friday.

Overall Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Director of Social Services, with some latitude for independent action and decision making, the Intake Coordinator is responsible for performing key components of the client intake process


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties include but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Responsible for the initial assessment of every new arrival with respect to housing readiness.
  • Facilitates a direct hand-off to nursing to ensure the initial nursing and psychiatric assessments are initiated.
  • Reports daily to the Director of Social Services on the status of all new clients.
  • Coordinates with the Director of Social Services and Housing Specialist to identify and expedite placement for clients who may have other housing options.
  • Assigns new clients to case manager within 48 hours of their arrival.
  • Completes initial psychosocial within a month of client’s date of entry.
  • Manages and updates caseload daily.
  • Acts as liaison with local hospitals and treatment centers.
  • Follows up with clients who have been in serious incidents.
  • Tracks psychiatric and medical ER visits/hospitalizations monthly.
  • Keeps track of clients on ACT/AOT/HUB.
  • Provides support to clients in the absence of their case manager.
  • Attends and participates in the monthly P4P Case Conference meetings on the status of each client.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Shelter Director and Director of Social Services.

Physical Activities

Job duties generally require the physical activities described below, subject to any necessary reasonable accommodation due to disability. While performing the duties of this position, the Intake Coordinator must be able to walk between five floors of the facility. In addition, the Intake Coordinator must stand, bend in order to use the files and be able to sit at the computer workstation for extended periods to review the client data and update the information in the case management systems. Further, the Intake Coordinator must be able to lift or move material and equipment weighing up to 20 pounds.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work Preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with homeless mentally ill/MICA adults
  • An ability to motivate all staff and to work collaboratively with staff from other programs to provide the most beneficial services to the clients.
  • Excellent oral, writing and listening skills.
  • An ability to work independently and to initiate actions to support the efforts of the staff and the clients.
  • An ability to relate with clients as well as all levels of staff.
  • Knowledge of case management software as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

·        Language: Spanish speaking preferred.

 

All newly hired Project Renewal staff must provide verification of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

 

To Apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to careers@projectrenewal.org

Program Description:

Kenton Hall is a 108 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless men with substance abuse issues and mental health issues. In addition to on-site rehabilitation services, our comprehensive services include case…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); FSAs (health care, dependent care & commuter expenses); Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Generous Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Sick and Holidays

We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); FSAs (health care, dependent care &…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish speaking preferred.

Spanish speaking preferred.

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

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