Care Coordinator

New Horizon Counseling Center

Care Coordinator

National
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    The Care Coordinator functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide care coordination to a caseload of severely mentally ill adults with multiple medical co morbidities and/or co-occurring substance abuse disorders. Essential functions include:

    • Advocate for and support the client, engage with community agencies/health care providers and others on his/her behalf to ensure access to services needed to increase wellness self-management and reduce emergency room visits and/ or hospitalizations.
    • Provide clinical support to the Team by providing consultation, education information around conditions, interventions, resources to maintain focus on outcomes and best practices.
    • Conduct initial and ongoing assessments of clients to document strengths, needs, goals and resources.
    • Maintain documents, records, and other related reports in an organized, timely and accurate manner as per policy and procedure.
    • Provide face-to-face outreach, engagement and service planning in the field.
    • Act as a linkage to community services including medical, behavioral, residential, entitlement and any other needed services per interdisciplinary care plan.
    • Provide crisis intervention and follow-up.
    • May be assigned other tasks and duties reasonably related to the job responsibilities.

    What You Need

    BACHELOR'S DEGREE REQUIRED in one of the following fields:

    Social Work, Psychology, Education, Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Counseling, Community Mental Health, Sociology, Physical or Recreational therapy. Degrees in other related areas may be considered.

    SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

    • One (1) year of related human services experience required in providing direct services to clients diagnosed with severe mental illness, HIV/AIDS or other disabilities, in order to link them to a broad range of services essential to successfully living in the community.
    • You must have the ability and willingness to regularly travel, in some instances with clients in Agency vehicle to many locations using various modes of reliable and safe transportation
    • You must have excellent interpersonal and time management skills.

    Preferred:

    • Knowledge of Medicaid, Social Security, and other entitlements
    • _Bilingual (Spanish) _
  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care