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Program Assistant Geriatric Care Management

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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, widely recognized as one of New York’s premier human services providers, is a 127-year-old settlement house that provides an extensive array of effective and integrated services—social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness—which significantly improve the lives of nearly 16,000 people in need each year, ages 3 to 103, on the East Side of Manhattan. Our constituents include older adults, homeless and formerly homeless adults, children and families, recent immigrants, disabled persons, adult learners and more. Our programs—staffed by social workers, educators, public interest lawyers, advocates and many, many others—include an Early Childhood Center, RealArts After School Program and Summer Camp, Women’s Mental Health Shelter, permanent supportive housing residence, two Senior Centers, social adult day program, Geriatric Care Management for frail seniors, Food Services, Legal Advocacy Department, Visual and Performing Arts, Fitness & Aquatics, Adult Education and more. For more information on Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, please visit lenoxhill.org and check us out on Facebook or Instagram.


Our Geriatric Care Management Program provides comprehensive care management services to thousands of frail and homebound older adults on Manhattan’s East Side. The Program Assistant will help us to serve the ever-growing population of homebound older adults on the East Side and will join our supportive working environment that links case managers, social workers, lawyers and others together in our efforts to support the frailest members of our community.


Responsibilities:

·      Complete applications for frail older adults for a wide variety of government benefits including Medicaid, SNAP, SCRIE, EPIC and Medicare Savings Programs to improve their financial security and improve their ability to age safely in place;

·      Collaborate with clients, family members, caregivers and colleagues to gather necessary information and documents to complete applications;

·      Timely maintain and input accurate case records into our electronic case management database;

·      Work collaboratively with Neighborhood House staff from a variety of program areas and disciplines as well as other community-based partners.

 

Qualifications:

The successful applicant must possess excellent interpersonal skills, strong computer skills and an interest in advocacy, particularly related to older adults. They must have great communication and listening skills, be a team player and possess the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders. BA or BSW required. Spanish fluency preferred. Competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package available.

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, widely recognized as one of New York’s premier human services providers, is a 127-year-old settlement house that provides an extensive array of effective and integrated services—social, educational, legal…

Details at a Glance

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

Level of Language Proficiency

Must have great communication and listening skills, be a team player and possess the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders. BA or BSW required. Spanish fluency preferred.

Must have great communication and listening skills, be a team player and possess the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders. BA or BSW required. Spanish fluency…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
331 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and list of references to GCMprogramassistant@lenoxhill.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No telephone calls please.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and list of references to GCMprogramassistant@lenoxhill.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the…

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