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$3,000 Sign-On Bonus* Care Manager - Children's (Bilingual)

Middletown, New York
$24.04 Per Hour
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
$3,000 Sign-On Bonus
Location: Middletown, NY
Hourly Rate: $24.04
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm (40hrs)

This position serves multiple counties including; Orange, Ulster, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, Sullivan, & Westchester.

Job Description

In the role of care manager, you will provide comprehensive support in order to coordinate all health care needs, including but not limited to: medical, mental health, substance use, specialty care, social services, self-management, and wellness.

Children s Care Managers will provide comprehensive support to the youth and parents/legal guardian/legally authorized representative. On-going and progressive care management activities must demonstrate active progress in moving the care management plan forward toward achieving the youth s goals. The needs and choice of the youth and the youth s parents/legal guardian/legally authorized representative dictate who will be part of the care team. The care manager is the point person on the care team.

Care managers work with individuals who are Medicaid recipients as well as people who are not eligible for Medicaid.

Care Managers are trained to consider the needs of the whole person. Therefore, support is received in areas that may not have had assistance available before. Care Managers provide linkage to housing, legal and financial assistance, medical care, mental health and substance use treatment, education and employment, and social/community activities. The help received is driven by the goals of the person served.

The goal of the care management program is to make sure people get the care and services needed. This may mean fewer trips to the emergency room or, less time spent in the hospital. It could mean getting regular care and services from doctors and providers. Or, finding a safe place to live, and a way to get to medical appointments

The care manager will work with each person to connect them to the services they need and put them on the road to better health.

Responsibilities include;

Gathering assessments, including the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths Assessment (CANS) to document eligibility and identify acuity level, as well as areas requiring supportive services.
The Care Manager works with children, families, and service providers to create a comprehensive Plan of Care, identifying additional service providers as necessary and coordinating the continuing involvement of families and service providers in executing the Plan of Care.

Care Management Services include:

Comprehensive care management
Care coordination and health promotion
Comprehensive transitional care from inpatient to other settings, including appropriate follow-up
Individual and family support, including authorized representatives
Referral to community and social support services
Person-centered, comprehensive, accessible services with continuous follow up to facilitate continued engagement with care
Identifying and addressing barriers to accessing consistent care and inform interventions
Regular communication with the person s care team to share information and ensure care is relevant and informed
Develop trans-disciplinary care plans based on comprehensive intake assessments, ongoing reassessments, case conferences, and routine contact with providers
Monitor and ensure incorporation of care plan goals into all aspects of care

Experience Required:

Highly organized with excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to maintain a non-judgmental disposition and communication with a diverse population
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Proficient technology and computer skills including internet, email, word processing, spreadsheets, electronic health records, and databases. The ability to use technology to communicate effectively and professionally, and organize information.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate effectively in a team setting
Ability to maintain effective and professional relationships
Working knowledge of differential diagnosis of common mental health and/or substance abuse disorders
Ability to work by telephone as well as in person

Education Required:

Bachelor s degree in Health and Human services or related field


Bachelor s level education or higher in any field with five years of experience working directly with persons with behavioral health diagnoses


Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC)


Master s degree with one year of experience

Bilingual (English/Spanish speaking) required

Access offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage; an array of voluntary benefits (term life, whole life, identity theft protection and pet insurance); Healthcare and Daycare Flexible Spending Accounts; employer paid Short Term Disability, LTD and AD&D; a matching 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, accelerated holiday pay and tuition assistance.

Access: Supports For Living is an EEO employer-EEO, AAE, M/F/D/V

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  • Job Reference: 702508040-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Access-Supports for Living
  • Location: Middletown, New York
  • Salary: $24.04 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent