Case Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/28/2018

Address

43-31 39th Street
Sunnyside
NY
11104
United States

Description

Job Summary:


Helps impaired elderly people to maintain independent life safely in the community

by linking them to the community resources/home services and assisting/advocating to

obtain benefits and entitlements. Works with clients and their families to formulate

appropriate care plans maintaining contact by phone and conducting home visits.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Case Manager may also perform other duties as assigned


  1. Screens all requests for services, determining clients’ eligibility, and, providing information and referral.
  2. Conducts home assessments to determine: living conditions; functional limitations; need for home care, medical care, socialization, counseling; financial status as relates to eligibility for entitlements/benefits; plan of care/agreement for home services.
  3. Maintains contact with clients, caregivers, and families, staying abreast of any changes in clients’ status or need for further immediate intervention.
  4. Advocates for clients regarding benefits/entitlements/medical care.
  5. Refers clients to emergency community services such as mental health (Mobile Crisis) and/or Adult Protective Services when necessary.
  6. Develops and maintains contact with community/government agencies.
  7. Maintains statistics, including written records of contacts with clients.
  8. Participates in educational trainings and conferences.
  9. Conducts intakes by phone or in person on a weekly basis.
  10. Maintains client and agency confidentiality


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Bending, sitting, stooping and standing, walking up and down stairs.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

Office setting. Field visits with potential exposure to client illnesses.


Requirements:

1-MSW/BSW and two years supervised experience in Human Services Field.   

2-Excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer literacy.

3-Solid organizational skills.

4-Good interpersonal skills with ability to establish rapport with staff, clients,  

  and other community/government agencies.

5-Driver with a car is a requirement  



Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

How to apply: How to apply: Send cover letter and resume to JBoden@scsny.org. Indicate "Case Manager"- Your Name" in the subject line. EOE


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