Health Home Care Manager - Schenectady
This position is responsible for engaging children, youth, and families via outreach and
enrollment activities for successful enrollment in a children’s health home and the subsequent
provision of health home services in our Franklin St. location in Schenectady, NY.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Engage children, youth, and families via outreach and enrollment activities for successful
enrollment in a children’s health home.
Gather assessments and enter documentation that confirms eligibility and identifies area
requiring support services.
Work w/children, youth, families and service providers to create a comprehensive Plan
of Health Care.
Identify and engage additional providers ( e.g. natural supports, parent advocates,
primary care physicians’) with children youth and families as necessary.
Coordinate the continuing involvement of families and service providers in the execution
of the plan.
Convene and conduct quarterly meetings to review progress updating Plan of Care,
identifying progress and confirming ongoing eligibility.
Convene and conduct quarterly meetings to review progress.
Document progress and arrange for eventual transitions between systems, placements,
health homes, and /or various levels of care following changes in eligibility.
Use state and health home information systems to input required health home
Complete all required and recommended trainings.
Successfully complete CANS-NY training and pass the required testing with a minimum
score of 70%.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field, and two years of experience
providing direct services to persons diagnosed with mental disabilities, developmental
disabilities, alcoholism, or substance abuse.
Requires the ability to drive, must possess a valid driver’s license and automobile that is insured
in accordance with New York State Requirements.
Must be able to work well with individuals of various backgrounds, age, ethnicities, life positions,
and socio-economic statuses.
If you’ve got the
talent, drive and desire to make a real difference in your community, you need
to be a part of Northern Rivers Family of Services. We’re a family of human
service agencies united in our passion to help the children, adults, and
families of the Capital Region and beyond. Northern Rivers and member
organizations Northeast Parent & Child Society and Parsons Child &
Family Center are powered by a 1,400-strong workforce. We’re developing
innovative new treatments to help clients achieve success, believe in
themselves, and follow their dreams. We provide more than 70 programs and
services to more than 14,000 people each year in 37 counties throughout New
York state. Join us and change lives, including yours.
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Northern
Rivers Family of Services will not discriminate in its employment practices due
to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy,
childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity
or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status,
citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic
information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving
public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special,
recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service
medal veteran, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate
against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or
disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.