Case Manager - DR I
|Benefits:||Comprehensive benefits, including 90% employer-paid health insurance |
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Department/Program:||Dona Rosita I|
|Description:||The Case Manager's main responsibility is to provide case management services for a caseload of 20 clients and their family members. The Case Manager prepares comprehensive assessments and service plans. Community linkages may require some field work. |
|Duties:||-Perform all activities related to case management for assigned caseload including initial assessment(s), timely comprehensive service plans, service plan reviews and progress notes.|
-Maintain and document liaisons with other agencies providing services to assigned cases.
-Provide supportive counseling and crisis intervention as needed.
-Monitor compliance and management of the client's health, mental health and substance abuse treatment needs.
-Provide assistance with all ADL activities to maintain clients independence in the community.
-Advocacy and referral as needed.
-Monitor and re-assess client's needs for treatment and community education on chemical dependency related issues.
|Qualifications:||REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES|
-Extensive knowledge of case management principles and practices
-Good initiative and learning ability of HRA-HASA Supportive Housing Program Desk Guide and the HIV/AIDS Program regulations.
-Responsible, organized, effective, and efficient. Ability to perform multiple assignments simultaneously. Communication skills (effective & Actively listening, Verbal and written)
-Community minded, patient, creative, flexible, compassionate, and culturally sensitive to persons who are diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, severe and persistent mental illness.
-Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with other Comunilife employees, Federal, State, and City officials, professional and technical groups, clients, and the general public.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT(s):
-Bachelor's degree required
- 2-3 consecutive years of work experience in substance abuse and HIV/AIDS issues.
-Valid New York State CASAC or CASAC-T Certificate preferred.
-Experience with HIV/AIDS afflicted individuals, chronic mental illness, substance abuse individuals and their families a plus.
-Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills required, Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus.
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