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Case Manager

Description: POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the daily operations of the Supported Housing Program. Coordinate and provide case management services, ensure quality of care to the consumer population and assist each individual in maintaining his/her independent living environment. This position may have supervised / unsupervised contact and or conversational interaction with consumers while working in the residences, day treatments and habilitation facilities. ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Responsible for the operation of the Supported Housing program and assigned caseload. Drive self and/or drive agency vehicle throughout boroughs to visit apartments routinely, to assess, observe and evaluate physical plan and residents functioning abilities and needs. 2. Act as a liaison with community health, mental health, educational, vocational and recreational programs. 3. Supervise and collect urine samples. Ensure procedure for accurate testing. 4. Provide linkage services with detoxification and rehabilitation treatment centers. 5. Assist consumers in the housing selection process including participation in the selection of adequate furnishings, working with real estates agents securing service from utility companies (telephone, electric), etc. 6. Facilitate sublease and rental payment agreement. 7. Facilitate housing subsidies food stamps, other benefits and entitlements. 8. Assist consumers to link to community support services in identified areas of need. 9. Familiarize the consumer with his/her rights as a tenant and assist in tenant/landlord communication 10. In conjunction with consumer, develop individual support plan to address areas such as; self-care (i.e., maintenance of sobriety), money management, medication management, daily living skills and symptom management 11. Maintain all required written documentation including consumer records, program records. 12. Identify maintenance and safety needs of assigned apartments. 13. Responsible for reporting and documentation of all incidents to immediate supervisor and/or the Director of MHS within 24 hours. 14. On-call 24 hours a day, seven (7) days per week to respond to emergencies. 15. Weekly supervision of assigned staff, to delegate tasks and provide professional direction and technical assistance. 16. Required to participate and attend meetings/trainings at various sites that require following different route of travel to worksite. 17. Able to lift/carry packages and boxes of supplies; as well as clients if necessary. 18. Ability to count, add, subtract, and manage money 19. Communicate information with all staff and supervisor(s) verbally and in writing for the purpose of giving instructions, providing feedback and adjusting work practices. 20. If deemed necessary must be able to participate in these programs at various sites and varying times. The ability to complete the following training offered and perform the techniques taught in each area a required function of the position; AMAP, CPR and First Aid.

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Unknown
Location Queens, NY
Field of Study Social Science
Degree Wanted Bachelors Degree Preferred
Special Skills & Requirements OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Participate in activities of other staff members in their absence or during periods of staff shortage. 2. Represent the agency at meetings, trainings not otherwise specified. 3. Ability to work flexible schedule as work schedules are subject to change. 4. This does not limit the assignment of duties or exclude the performance of other duties not mentioned, as assigned by supervisor. 5. Maintain confidentiality at all times
Company Name PSCH
Contact: John J. LaRizza M.A.
Address: 142-02 20th Ave, 3rd Floor, Flushing, NY
Email: John.LaRizza@psch.org
Phone: (718) 559-0572
Website: www.psch.org
About the Company: PSCH is a comprehensive human service agency whose mission is to empower individuals and families with diverse needs to realize their full potential for achieving meaningful goals, guided by principles of independence, wellness, safety and recovery. Serving more than 8,500 residents of Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Staten Island, Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk Counties, PSCH offers a complete range of integrated services from primary care and clinical diagnoses and treatment, to educational, vocational, residential, rehabilitation, day treatment and family support programs. The PSCH team provides a personalized approach to suit each individual’s needs and goals. We measure success by how well we empower individuals with developmental and mental health disabilities to achieve their highest potential and to enjoy the best possible quality of life as members of their communities.
How To Apply: Contact John J. LaRizza M.A.
Expiration Date:
(YYYY-MM-DD)
2015-04-15

 

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