HARP Care Manager, The Unity House of Troy

Posted: 04/17/18 | SHARE:

Description:

The HARP Care Manager provides case management services to vulnerable populations and conducts an assessment to link the participant to additional supportive services in the community. Assess client needs, prioritize needs, identify barriers in addressing needs, and strategize to overcome barriers. Assist consumer to develop a plan of care, self-management goals and strategies. Coordinates service delivery with HCBS provider and MCO. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to utilize current technology including smart phones, laptops, Wi-Fi and connecting and maintaining connection on a secure network. Ability to manage time efficiently and work independently in the community. Experience with multiple populations preferred.

 

Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree in any of the following: child & family studies, community mental health, counseling, education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, recreation, recreation therapy, rehabilitation, social work, sociology, or speech and hearing; OR NYS licensure and current registration as a Registered Nurse and a bachelor's degree; OR A bachelor's level education or higher in any field with five years of experience working directly with persons with behavioral health diagnoses; OR A credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC). Four years of experience (a Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one year's experience). Must have reliable transportation and a current New York State Driver License with acceptable driving record as determined by our company’s liability insurance policy.

Additional Information:

Unity House is a Rensselaer county-based human service agency that provides a wide range of services to meet the otherwise unmet needs of people in our community who are hurting and struggling. We assist those who are living in poverty, adults living with mental illness or HIV/AIDS, victims of domestic violence, and children with developmental delays. We work to achieve social justice in our community and to create a better understanding of those we serve.

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