Looking for a Care Professional that services Medicaid eligible members with a serious mental illness and/or two of the following: substance abuse, HIV/AIDS and/or multiple chronic illnesses.
- Conducts assessments and develops client/member centered plans of care
- Provides coordination of services between the varying providers for clients / members with complex psychiatric, substance use, and/or co-morbid medical conditions
- Ensures access and linkage to the full array of necessary physical and behavioral health services and other community based services to address social determinants of health
- Coordinates effective communication between all providers for the ultimate benefit of the client/member
- Valid NYS ID or NYS driver's license required
- Bachelor's degree in a human services or related field required
- Minimum of two years of experience providing direct services to clients/members with Serious Mental Illness (SMI), developmental disabilities, substance use disorders and/or chronic medical conditions client required with a Bachelor's degree; minimum of one year of experience with a Master's degree
- FOR RCA-SDE programs: Must complete necessary training to administer NYS Eligibility Assessment for HCBS service in the UAS system within 60 days of start date
- Effective oral/written/interpersonal communication skills required
- Bilingual skills may be required as determined by operational needs
- Basic computer skills required
- NYS Community Mental Health Assessment instrument and HCBS training completion preferred
- Enrollment/attendance in Master's degree program in human services or related field preferred
The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation's largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization, serving the five boroughs of New York City, and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Countries. For over 125 years, VNSNY has been committed to improving the health and well-being of people through high-quality, cost effective healthcare in the home and community. We offer a wide range of services, programs, and health plans to meet the diverse needs of our patients, members, and clients from before birth to the end of life. Each day, more than 13,000 VNSNY employees - including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals - deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 44,000 patients and members, helping them to live the best lives possible in their homes and communities.