Case Manager
Project Renewal
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Post Date: Dec 15, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - New York
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Description
Geffner House is seeking an enthusiastic Case Manager with a solid base of clinical knowledge and demonstrated client engagement skills. Under the direction of the senior clinical staff, the Case Manager is responsible for providing assessments, counseling, and referral services to the tenants living in the building who are people with persistent mental illnesses, individuals who are recovering from drug/alcohol addiction and those living with either HIV or AIDS and performs related work. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who wants to complete clinical hours towards their LCSW, LMSW, LHMC and/or CASAC.
The essential duties of the Case Manager include but are not limited to the following activities:
•        Provides intake, psychosocial and substance abuse assessments to tenants and develops an appropriate treatment plan for each tenant in the assigned caseload.
•        Makes home visits, coordinates medical, psychiatric and substance abuse services.
•        Monitors medication compliance as necessary.
•        Maintains up to date written information or case notes on contacts with the tenants and any other required information, and enters all contacts and interventions into the FOOTHOLD/AWARDS system.
•        Conducts individual and group supportive counseling sessions.
•        Organizes and educates tenants through groups and other activities presenting issues of interest to the tenants such as money management, employment opportunities etc.
•        Links tenants to community services.
•        Performs other duties as assigned by supervisory staff.


Skills
A minimum of one (1) year of experience is preferred working with a special needs population, especially individuals with a history of homelessness and mental illness or substance addiction.

Notes
Fluency in Spanish is PREFERRED.


Contact Details
Name: Morgan Pepper
Address: 351 W. 42nd St
City: New York
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10036
Country: United States
Ph: 2122456600
Email: morgan.pepper@projectrenewal.org