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Janian Program Coordinator - Street Medicine Team

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Breaking Ground (Housing Nonprofit)


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Published 6 days ago

October 19, 2020
Up to $55,000

Under the Manhattan Outreach Consortium (MOC), Street to Home Manhattan (S2HM) program provides street outreach and case management services to the street homeless adults throughout Midtown Manhattan (23rd to 59th St., river to river). S2HM is focused on helping individuals end their homelessness and obtain housing. Part of these efforts is providing health care directly on the street to those who have no other way of accessing it.  

The primary function of the Janian Program Coordinator-SMT is to liaise with and support the activities of the S2HM Team’s medical providers (including psychiatric providers and Street Medicine Team (SMT)). The Janian Program Coordinator and will work closely with their supervisor in their collaborative efforts with Housing Advocates/Case Managers to implement the recommendations from medical and psychiatric providers. This position will serve as a liaison between: 

  • providers and Case Managers 
  • providers and S2HM Team leadership 
  • providers and clients 
  • the S2HM Team’s medical and psychiatric providers to deliver integrated care 
  • the S2HM Team’s medical/psychiatric providers and other providers or services in the community 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Manage psychiatric and Street Medicine Team (SMT) schedule 
  • Work with Housing Advocates to follow up on recommendations from psychiatry and SMT  
  • Coordinate care with other providers (hospitals, clinics, specialists)  
  • Communicate with hospitals and emergency rooms during client acute treatment/hospitalization 
  • Communicate with Janian providers on the days providers are not with teams about emergencies, need for advocacy, other urgent matters 
  • Develop relationships with providers in the community to facilitate referrals and care coordination 
  • Gather medical information received from appointments or hospital visits 
  • Find providers (primary care, specialty, additional health care services) for clients based on provider recommendations, geography, insurance coverage) and assist with insurance authorization process 
  • Escort clients to medical appointments, labs and diagnostic imaging centers, as needed 
  • Track clients’ Medicaid/Medicare certification to ensure recertification and prevent lapses in coverage  
  • Assist SMT with coordination of special projects and public health initiatives such as vaccinations  
  • Assist Housing Advocates in obtaining medical records from hospitals and other providers 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Minimum of (2) years of experience with the street homeless population as well as experience working in a Harm Reduction centered program 
  • LMSW preferred; at minimum, individual must be in the process of obtaining their MSW 
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel 
  • Familiarity with Access-based databases and the ability to learn new programs  
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred 
  • Must have valid New York State driver's license with driving record in good standing 
  • Maintaining a good driving record (as defined by the organization) is a condition of employment 


Under the Manhattan Outreach Consortium (MOC), Street to Home Manhattan (S2HM) program provides street outreach and case management services to the street homeless adults throughout Midtown Manhattan (23rd to 59th St., river to river). S2HM is…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

We offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • 403b retirement plans with employer match (up to 3% of salary after one year, 5% after five years)
  • Company sponsored short-term and long-term disability
  • Company paid life insurance (equivalent to one year’s salary)
  • A generous time off policy with three weeks’ vacation annually for new employees and company-paid sick and personal time.
  • A “self improvement” stipend of up to $250 per year to pursue personal development

We also offer voluntary benefits including:

  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary life/accident/long-term care plans
  • Pet insurance

We offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • 403b retirement plans with employer match (up to 3% of salary after one year, 5…

Location

New York, NY

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