New City, NY
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.
Oversee, direct and implement direct care in the Consumer Driven Program. Perform administrative and clinical functions for the program, including maintaining compliance with processes mandated by the agency and by regulatory agencies; clerical tasks; and other non-patient care aspects of the program. Train consumers in the program during home visits and have at least monthly contact with consumers, families and advocates.
Qualifications: to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. the requirements listed below are representatives of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Master’s Degree in human services, or related field, plus five years of experience in a related field or a Bachelor’s degree in human services with a minimum of 5 years related experience plus five years of supervisory experience.
- Bilingual ( English and Spanish or Creole) preferred.
- Experience in time and attendance system preferred
- Medicaid billing system (MMIS) experience a plus.
- Daily Access to a automobile is required. A valid NY State Driver’s license and ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage required.
- remain current in all agency required trainings.
- candidates must be cleared and maintain acceptable record under any NYS mandated criminal background check process.
- Must be cleared and maintain an acceptable record under the Medicaid Fraud & Abuse clearance process.
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.
Job Type: Full-time