Case Manager - Van Cortlandt Older Adult Center
Jewish Association Serving the Aging
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Post Date: Apr 19, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $24.45 per hour
Location: US - New York - New York
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Description
Under supervision of the Program Director of the Older Adult Center and the Director of Information and Assistance, the Case Manager is responsible to provide Information and Referral and Case Assistance services to participants at the center in person and remotely.
Provision of specific information about health, welfare, education and
social and recreation services available to serve the older adult client.
? Screens client eligibility for appropriate benefits and entitlements, assists
with applying for benefits and provides advocacy in securing benefits and
entitlements.
? Assists with arranging services such as transportation, homecare
services, home delivered meals, public assistance, Medicare, Medicaid,
emergency cash relief, legal aid, protective services, vocational
placement, medical and psychiatric examination and therapy, housing, etc.
? Conducts community education and support groups.
? Informs supervisor of situations of crisis or circumstances where the
worker requires further guidance.
Participates in training and unit meetings
Explains and interprets the agency’s programs to clients.
Works closely with community organizations to meet the needs of the clients.
Completes required case records, reports and statistics, utilizing secure
electronic databases as required.
Performs other related tasks as requested or assigned.


Skills
Graduate of an Accredited College or University with B.S.W./or B.A./B.S.
degree, or equivalent.
Good oral and written communication skills (including record keeping skills)
Some prior group leadership experience is preferred.



Contact Details

Address: 247 West 37th Street