The mission of Bread for the City is to help Washington, DC residents living with low income develop the power to determine the future of their own communities. We provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services to reduce the burden of poverty. We seek justice through community organizing and public advocacy. We work to uproot racism, a major cause of poverty. We are committed to treating our clients with the dignity and respect that all people deserve.
Bread for the City began as a front line agency in 1974 and our mission is to provide comprehensive services, including food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services to our clients in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. All people share a common humanity and are responsible to themselves and to society as a whole. We promote the mutual collaboration of clients, volunteers, donors, staff and other community partners to alleviate suffering caused by poverty and to rectify the conditions that perpetuate it.
Bread for the City’s primary care clinic is a medical home that seeks to provide wrap-around medical, behavioral and social services to all medical patients. The Care Management Specialist builds capacity for the medical clinic to better serve its clients by assessing social needs and providing care management services to medical patients. To accomplish this goal, the specialist will work with the Social Services team to maintain an up to date resource manual, research social service and health care resources, network with other social services providers, and implement systems to better meet the needs of medical patients.
In addition, the Health Resource Room, where the specialist sits, is a place where medical patients can go after they see their doctor to sign up for the patient portal, access health information and wellness programs, navigate the healthcare system, and obtain referrals to social service resources internally and externally. We are looking for an energetic and flexible self-starter, who is passionate about empowering medical patients and dedicated to working in a collaborative and multi-cultural environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide immediate social needs screening, bio-psycho-social assessments and care planning with medical patients
Social Service Resources
Care Management Leadership
Training and Supervision
The Care Management Specialist must attend the Bread for the City new staff orientation. They will also have options for additional trainings, as well as continuing education as needed for licensure. They will receive ongoing, weekly supervision from the Associate Director of Care Management, including on learning about internal and external social service resources and best practices in working one-on-one with patients.
Required skills and experience:
The following are a plus but not required:
Starts at $55,000; depending on experience could make up to $65,000
Bread for the City is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibility, physical or mental disability, medical condition, status as a veteran, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.
The mission of Bread for the City is to help Washington, DC residents living with low income develop the power to determine the future of their own communities. We provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services…
Fluency in English and Spanish
Fluency in English and Spanish
You must complete an application through Bread for the City’s ADP portal. Click here to review available openings and click on "Care Management Specialist - Bilingual" position. Then select "apply" at the top right hand corner to register for a login and apply for the position. Please upload a resume and cover letter that speaks to your interest and qualifications through this online application process. Your application will not be considered complete unless it includes a cover letter. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls.
You must complete an application through Bread for the City’s ADP portal. Click here to review available openings and click on "Care Management Specialist - Bilingual" position. Then…