The Care Coordinator will apply the essential activities of case management which include assessment, planning, coordination, monitoring and evaluation with the core components (Comprehensive Case Management, Care Coordination & Health Promotion, Comprehensive Transitional Care, Patient & Family Support and Referral to Community & Social/Support Services). The Care Coordinator will be responsible for the following outcomes: Reduce utilization associated with avoidable and preventable inpatient stays, reduce utilization associated with avoidable emergency room visits, improve outcomes for persons with mental health illness and/or substance use disorders; and improve disease-related care for chronic conditions.
Qualified Candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in health, human or education, and one (1) year of qualifying experience; OR Associate’s degree, and minimum two (2) years of qualifying experience. Qualifying experience means verifiable full- or part-time experience in care coordination or case work with the following populations: persons with HIV infection, and/or persons with a history of mental illness, homelessness, or chemical dependence. Must possess a valid NYS Driver’s License and an insured, dependable car to use for client service activities, including transporting clients when necessary. Sensitivity to HIV/AIDS and lifestyle issues is essential.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education: Bachelors (plus 1 year experience); OR Associate’s (plus 2 years experience)
Required experience: Care coordination with the following populations: person with a chronic illness, and/or persons with a history of mental illness, homelessness, or chemical dependence
Additional requirements: Valid NYS driver’s license and insured, dependable car