Bilingual Spanish/English - Case Manager
Sunnyside Community Services

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Post Date: Dec 18, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - Sunnyside
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Description
Helps impaired elderly people to maintain independent life safely in the community
by linking them to the community resources/home services and assisting/advocating to
obtain benefits and entitlements. Works with clients and their families to formulate
appropriate care plans maintaining contact by phone and conducting home visits.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Case Manager may also perform other duties as assigned
1.        Screens all requests for services, determining clients’ eligibility, and, providing information and referral.
2.        Conducts home assessments to determine: living conditions; functional limitations; need for home care, medical care, socialization, counseling; financial status as relates to eligibility for entitlements/benefits; plan of care/agreement for home services.
3.        Maintains contact with clients, caregivers, and families, staying abreast of any changes in clients’ status or need for further immediate intervention.
4.        Advocates for clients regarding benefits/entitlements/medical care.
5.        Refers clients to emergency community services such as mental health (Mobile Crisis) and/or Adult Protective Services when necessary.
6.        Develops and maintains contact with community/government agencies.
7.        Maintains statistics, including written records of contacts with clients.
8.        Participates in educational trainings and conferences.
9.        Conducts intakes by phone or in person on a weekly basis.
10.        Maintains client and agency confidentiality
Requirements:
1-MSW/BSW and two years supervised experience in Human Services Field.
How to apply: How to apply: Send cover letter and resume to JBoden@scsny.org. Indicate "Case Manager"- Your Name" in the subject line.

Sunnyside Community Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Skills
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Bending, sitting, stooping and standing, walking up and down stairs.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Office setting. Field visits with potential exposure to client illnesses.



Contact Details

Email: JBoden@scsny.org