Make A Bigger Difference

Care Coordinator

For nearly 150 years, The Jewish Board has been delivering innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of over 45,000 New Yorkers each year.

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POSTED
04/01/24

SALARY
$24.31

JOB TYPE
Clinical Staff [300s]

REQ
# 24375

LOCATION
2020 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11223, US

Make a bigger difference


At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Reasons you’ll love working with us:

• If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
• We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.
• With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.
• Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
• We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.
• You’ll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.

How you can make a bigger difference:

Management programs provide compassionate, high quality, evidence-based services to individuals and families in the communities we serve. Our staff use a culturally competent, person centered approach to help individuals and their families develop skills and resources to improve overall functioning, to instill hope, and to strengthen resiliency. Our programs work closely with community partners to address health disparities in our neighborhoods while also celebrating the strengths and resilience of our communities. Care Management is a service that helps adults with chronic illnesses get and use the medical, social and community services they need to stay healthy. Care Coordinators help members figure out and take the actions needed to get and stay healthy—making it to appointments, sticking to a medication schedule, and access benefits.

Care Coordinators link adults and children with chronic behavioral health and medical conditions to the services they need to stay as healthy as possible and inspire the people they serve (members) to use those services to optimize their health outcomes. Working in a team setting and primarily in the field, Care Coordinators assess risk and needs, develop person centered care plans, provide care management services, track and arrange appointments, educate members and coordinate other aspects of members’ health and community services. As this is an evolving program, additional responsibilities will be added.

Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Integration of medical, specialized and behavioral health services in addition to social support and/or educational support services
• Periodic assessment of a member’s medical and behavioral health needs as well as compliance with recommended treatments
• Collaborative development of an Individualized Care Plan (ICP) with the member, the member’s family and/or caregivers in addition to other service providers
• Providing required care management services
• Tracking all specialty medical, behavioral and support service referrals made for patient using Health Information Technology (HIT) provided.
• Assuring that member has access to, engages in and retains needed services as defined in the member’s ICP. Such services may include: Acute Medical Care; Primary Medical Care; Preventative medical care services (including metabolic screening); Home Health Care; Chemical Dependency Services; Behavioral Health Services; Community social support services; Housing; State and federal entitlements; Educational services; Involvement with child welfare, juvenile justice or criminal justice institutions.
• Providing outreach services to members for increased access to the above services
• Responding to members’ information and referral questions.
• Reassessing the need for ongoing care coordination services
• Completing all required documentation
• Sharing knowledge and experience with other team members to support the team’s overall service provision efforts
• Carrying an agency-provided cell phone
• Responding to member crises during (and occasionally outside of) regular business hours
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented individuals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:
• A bachelor's degree with a major or concentration (minimum of 24 credits) in social work, psychology, nursing, rehabilitation, education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, recreation or recreation therapy, counseling, community mental health, child and family studies, sociology, speech and hearing. OR A NYS teacher's certification for which a bachelor's degree is required; OR NYS licensure and registration as a Registered Nurse and a bachelor's degree PLUS Two years of experience in providing direct services, or a substantial number of case management services, to mentally disabled or chronically ill or homeless individuals, or children which complex social or healthcare needs.
OR
• A Bachelor’s Degree, Associates Degree or High School Diploma/GED in another discipline PLUS five years’ experience working with an applicable population.

• Specific experience with the target population may be required to work with Children, Health Home Plus or Adult Home Plus members.

If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:
• Generous vacation time, in addition to paid agency holidays and 15 sick days
• Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans
• Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
• Free continuing education opportunities
• 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
• Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation
• 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program
• Life and disability insurance
• Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee
Who we are:
The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.
More on Equal Opportunity:


We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

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Who We Are

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

Our Values.

Our values help guide us in everything we do, from our relationships with fellow staff to the clients and communities we serve.

Treat every person
with dignity
We act with respect and caring towards our clients, colleagues, and communities.
Strive to
be outstanding
We are exceptional professionals in all that we do.
Embrace each
other’s differences
We create a fair and inclusive environment for all.
Engage individuals and families
as our partners
We heal our communities one person at a time through thoughtful collaboration.
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We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer
We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.