Care Coordinator Float - Hybrid Position Buffalo, NY (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=88+Botsford+Pl+Buffalo+NY+14216) Job TypeFull-timeDescriptionThis position can report to either our Buffalo or West Seneca OfficeTheCare Coordinator Floathas an overall responsibility and accountability for coordinating all aspects of the individual’s care, including but not limited to health and behavioral healthcare, community supports, and other services required to meet the needs of the individual. The Care Coordinator Float will have a rotating caseload to provide services to individuals/families in the absence of their permanent care coordinator. For individuals who are enrolled in the health home, the care coordinator will take a holistic approach to care by utilizing the core standards of service. These include:Comprehensive Care Management
Care Coordination and Health Promotion
Comprehensive Transitional Care
Individual and Family Support
Referral to Community and Social Support Services
Use of Health Information Technology (HIT) to Link Services
Why Work for Person Centered Services?When you join the Person Centered Services team, you can make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, while also reaching your own career goals:20 Days of paid time off (PTO) in your first year! Increasing to 25 Days in your second year!
Comprehensive health insurance plans for you to choose what best fits your needs (Medical, Dental & Vision)
401(k) – the Company matches 50% of the first 6% up to a maximum of 3%
Company paid benefits: basic life insurance, long-term disability, and starting July 1st we will be launching a Lifestyle Spending Account with a benefit of up to $500 set aside for employees to spend on wellness eligible expenses!
Employee Discount and Wellness Programs -Currently providing 3 paid hours per week over the summer for exercise/ personal wellness!
Professional development opportunities including mentorship program options
Position ResponsibilitiesCompletes theIt’s All About Meassessment using person centered planning techniques, as well as gathers and incorporates all other relevant assessments.
Develops a comprehensive, person-centered Life Plan with the individual and their circle of support, as well as their entire service provider team.
Supports the individual in the planning process to ensure that the individual directs the process to the maximum extent possible and can make informed decisions and choices.
Reviews the Life Plan with the individual’s entire interdisciplinary team semi- annually, and every time there is a life changing event. At least one review must occur during a face to face meeting, no less than annually.
Accountable for coordinating all aspects of an individual’s care.
Effectively manage a tiered caseload, while tailoring services to individual needs.
Completes enrollment and eligibility documentation.
Completes and secures consents and authorizations to share information.
Develops and maintains appropriate records.
Completes and reviews paperwork necessary for case files and reports.
Completes documentation and billing in a timely manner.
Meets with individuals in their homes, physician/provider offices, and other public places in order to conduct assessments and provide services.
Accompanies individuals to appointments in accordance with Person Centered Services policy if applicable.
Commits to a respectful, just, and supportive environment for individuals and coworkers aligning with the company’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Collaborates with providers and service support team members.
Completes incident reports and follow-up to ensure compliance with regulations.
Monitors individual satisfaction with supports and services.
Ensures case files are in compliance with regulation and policy.
Provide quality driven, cost effective, culturally appropriate services.
The Care Coordinator Float has a rotating caseload to provide services to individuals during times of staffing shortage.
May travel between a variety of locations or pods.
Other related duties, as may be assigned by the Care Coordinator Supervisor or Director of Care Coordination.
RequirementsBachelor’s degree with 2 years relevant experience,required,OR
A Licensed Registered Nurse with 2 years relevant experience required,OR
A Master’s degree with 1-year relevant experience,
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.