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Case Manager (F/T)

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Bethesda Project
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Philadelphia, PA
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Published 14 days ago

Are you looking for the opportunity to use your skills and experience to help those who are in need? Bethesda Project has a great opportunity for you to use those skills to impact the lives of our shelter guests and to be family to those who have none.

Bethesda Project sites provide guests shelter while offering social service supports to individuals with histories of drug and alcohol addiction and/or mental health issues. The Case Manager is responsible for working closely with the Program Coordinator and staff to ensure that the guests are safe and are making healthy choices.

Reports to: Program Coordinator

General Responsibilities: 

  • Keep accurate hard copy files as necessary and maintain an online case file for each resident including: care plan, activity notes, signed lease, emergency contact sheet, completed assessments, and other necessary documentation.
  • Supervise the administration of all medications, including advocating with service providers, such as pharmacies and medical doctors, for refills and medical prescription plans.
  • Initiate referrals to drug and alcohol, mental health, medical, and housing providers; Assist residents to maintain important relationships; Serve as an advocate between guests and resident and their service providers; Assist guests and residents in acquiring needed entitlements such as Social Security, SSI, DPA, VA benefits, and health insurance.
  • Identify outside services and make appropriate referrals based on resident needs; Accompany guests and residents to critical appointments as needed; Assist guests and residents during times of crisis, anxiety, apprehension, or confusion, offering appropriate aid and support.

Skill/Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in Human Services, Counseling, Social Work, or related field. 
  • At least one year of direct service experience to the homeless and /or mentally ill, and a strong understanding of homelessness, substance abuse and mental health issues, preferred. 
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent writing, organization, and communication skills.
  • Spanish speaking helpful
  • Team oriented disposition.

Physical Requirements:

Requires repetitive movement of hands and fingers for typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, sitting, walking, climbing stairs, occasional stooping, kneeling, or crouching and lifting up to 20 lbs. Ability to reach with hands and arms and perform audio and visual assessments, as required.

Are you looking for the opportunity to use your skills and experience to help those who are in need? Bethesda Project has a great opportunity for you to use those skills to impact the lives of our shelter guests and to be family to those who have…

Details at a Glance

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

Salary

At least $17

Benefits

F/T Benefits Package, Paid time-off, 403(b), and more!

F/T Benefits Package, Paid time-off, 403(b), and more!

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish speaking, preferred

Spanish speaking, preferred

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA
Associated Location
Philadelphia, PA, USA

How to Apply

Please apply and submit your resume and salary requirements (Word or PDF Format only) via our website: 

Click Here to Apply.

Applicants offered employment will undergo a Criminal History Report, reference and background checks and pre-employment testing (drug screen and/or physical examination).

We regret that we are unable to personally acknowledge receipt of employment inquiries due to the large number of submissions that we receive. No phone calls, please.

Thank you for your interest in Bethesda Project.

Bethesda Project is a non-profit human services provider that has been serving the Philadelphia community for over 40+ years. Bethesda Project is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to workplace diversity equity and inclusion. We offer competitive wages, benefits, and a 403(b) plan.

EEO/M/F/D/V

Please apply and submit your resume and salary requirements (Word or PDF Format only) via our website: 

Click Here to Apply.

Applicants offered employment will undergo a Criminal…

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