New City, NY 10956
Salary: $19.00 to $20.00 /hour
Build a brighter future…For those with special needs AND for yourself!
Since 1947, Jawonio has advanced the independence, well-being and equality for people with disabilities and special needs. We take tremendous pride in making a positive difference in the lives of the individuals and families whom we support and now we’re looking for a compassionate and caring person who wants to enrich their own life and the lives of others by working alongside a talented team of professionals in a working environment of personal accountability, mutual respect and most of all a true sense of teamwork.
The Care Manager will be responsible to facilitate and coordinate the provision of Rockland-based services for consumers with mental health, physical and medical needs. Uses agency vehicle to visit local communities within Rockland with home office based out of our New City Main Campus location. Serves as referral to and liaison with community resources and services to include but not limited to: Medical, behavioral health, substance abuse-recovery services and social services, striving to improve consumer’s overall quality of life. Engages participant in care management services and related benefits both in the community, in-home and as needed, court setting. Serves as educator to patient on their illness, available services and adhering to service plan. Attends and participates in all staff meetings, service plan meetings and discharge meetings. Advocates for patient rights.
Education & Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation, Nursing or closely related Human Services Field required
Two (2) years’ prior experience in serving persons with Mental Illness, Developmental Disabilities and/or Substance Use disorders required.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office required.
A valid NY State Driver’s License and ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required.
Bilingual English/Creole preferred.
Experience with GSI EMR software a plus.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
Must be clear and maintain an acceptable record under the Medicaid Fraud & Abuse clearance process.
Candidates must be cleared and maintain acceptable record under the NYS mandated criminal background check process.
Remain current in all required trainings.
We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.
Jawonio, Inc. does not base employment decisions on an individual’s race, color, sex/gender, genetic predisposition, sexual orientation/preference, religion, age, national origin, disability, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Jawonio, Inc. may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. Please advise us if you need assistance with the application and/or interview processes.
Please Understand:Jawonio is a great place to work. We receive hundreds of applicants annually and also appreciate your interest working for Jawonio, Inc. Due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions.