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  • Schenectady, NY
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Child Health Home Care Manager - Schenectady

Our Children’s Health Homes program is seeking a full-time Care Manager out of our Schenectady, NY location.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.   

  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.  

·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 with 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 updating.  

·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 documentation.  

·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 16,000 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.