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Bilingual Case Manager Spanish/English

Bilingual Case Manager English/Spanish

Help 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. Work 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
  • Screens all requests for services, determining clients’ eligibility, and, providing information and referral.
  • 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.
  • Maintains contact with clients, caregivers, and families, staying abreast of any changes in clients’ status or need for further immediate intervention.
  • Advocates for clients regarding benefits/entitlements/medical care.
  • Refers clients to emergency community services such as mental health (Mobile Crisis) and/or Adult Protective Services when necessary.
  • Develops and maintains contact with community/government agencies.
  • Maintains statistics, including written records of contacts with clients.
  • Participates in educational trainings and conferences.
  • Conducts intakes by phone or in-person on a weekly basis.
  • Maintains client and agency confidentiality

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bending, sitting, stooping and standing
  • Walking up and down stairs.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Office setting. 
  • Field visits with potential exposure to client illnesses.

Requirements:

  • 1-MSW/BSW and two years supervised experience in human services field.

Send cover letter and resume to JBoden@scsny.org. Indicate "Bilingual Case Manager"- Your Name" in the subject line. EOE

Location: 

Sunnyside Community Services

Post date: 

July 12, 2019


Sunnyside Community Center


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