Case Manager, Health Home Programs

Full Time

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City. CAMBA serves more than 65,000 individuals and families each year, citywide, including almost 13,000 youth. Our 180+ programs in over 100 locations improve the lives of a diverse cross section of New Yorkers. From homelessness prevention in Staten Island to supportive housing in the Bronx; from employment training in Manhattan to after school programs and college access in Brooklyn; from family shelter and support in Queens to increasing affordable housing across the city, CAMBA provides holistic services to help struggling New Yorkers stabilize their lives and become self-sufficient.

CAMBA’s Health Home program is an innovative new model of care management focused on improving the health outcomes for individuals with severe mental illness & other complex chronic illnesses through coordinated networks of medical, psychiatric, behavioral health, social service & housing providers. Staff will use cutting-edge health information technology & a unified plan of care to ensure all clients connect to & maintain primary medical care, prevent hospital stays, &/or reduce the length of hospitalizations. CAMBA’s participation in health home places it at the forefront of a broad system wide change that will have a significant impact on many human services sectors.

Position: Case Manager

Reports To: Supervisor I  

Location: 2244 Church Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226                

What The Case Manager Does:

  • Review all documentation establishing clients’ eligibility for program and make file copies (e.g. Medicaid status and confirmation of HIV status).
  • Carry a caseload of approximately 25-35 clients.
  • Conduct initial intake or assessment of clients and clients’ families and/or periodic reassessments.
  • Conduct case conferences prior to finalizing all assessments / reassessments.
  • Work with clients to break through barriers to client goals and to assist clients in advocating for themselves and in moving toward self-sufficiency.
  • Monitor clients’ progress toward their service plans goals via regularly scheduled telephone contact and/or face-to-face home and office visits, and document via service plan outcomes and detailed progress notes (i.e. time of service, type of service, etc.).
  • Recommend closing of cases in which clients have: (a) achieved primary goals and have maintained stability for a period of months; or, (b) have not demonstrated a willingness to participate in the process (lost-to-service); or, (c) have become ineligible for services (e.g. moved out of area, change in Medicaid status).
  • Act as client liaison/client advocate with outside organizations regarding such matters as education, healthcare, housing, legal issues, entitlements, etc.
  • Follow-up with clients for a period of time after successful completion of their primary goals to assure client stability.
  • May plan, coordinate and facilitate social/peer support events, including group facilitation for clients.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Associate’s Degree (A.A.) or; HS Diploma or GED and at least two years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Knowledge about, understanding of, and ability to work closely with, persons with HIV/AIDS and related issues. Bi-lingual English with any one of the following languages: Spanish, Russian, Haitian-Creole, Chinese (Mandarin or Mandarin/Cantonese) preferred.
  • Some evening/weekend availability may be required.

Compensation: $51,000 annually
When salary ranges are listed, the range would represent the low and high end for the applicable position & program. The salary offered would be based on various factors unique to each program and candidate. This includes but is not limited to experience, education, budget and/or program size, internal equity, skills and other factors that may be required for the position and organization.

 Status: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Benefits
: CAMBA offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off (vacation, personal, and sick time), and paid holidays.

CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.

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