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Re-entry Care Coordinator I

Buffalo

Summary of Position Function

Provides direct service to assigned caseloads. Services include comprehensive assessment and environment evaluation, treatment planning, coordination and integration of services, recordkeeping, case management and utilization management, outreach and crisis intervention.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccine required.  Consistent with state and federal law, requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered   

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services with 2 years’ experience
  • Associates degree in related field and 3 years’ experience in substance abuse services and certified by NYSOASAS

Experience

  • One – three years’ work experience in addictions treatment and/or individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
  • Certified by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYSOASAS) or equivalent QHP

Must possess a valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record, and possess a personal vehicle for job requirement

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Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Knowledge and demonstration of agency core values in day-to-day activities
  • Provides comprehensive Care Coordination and case management assessment to assigned caseload
  • Assure all treatment planning including convening regular screening-linking-planning and case conferences involving all providers and support network
  • Provide constant outreach to client, family and other involved persons
  • Assure and maintain linkages to medical, financial, social, rehabilitative, addiction and psychiatric services
  • Provide authorization and management of utilization of services in coordination with primary health providers
  • Provide effective advocacy both to obtain services required by individual clients and to obtain needed systems development or change
  • Serve as a social change agent by identifying service barriers, participating in the development of solutions, and serving as a systems advocate
  • Provide required services including crisis intervention, treatment and support in the absence of viable alternatives.
  • Work effectively with a Care Coordination team to provide required services to all clients.
  • Perform recordkeeping, statistical tracking and quality assurance activities in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Frequent or occasional driving of personal vehicle for purpose of transporting clients in the community and/or site visits (client or work related)

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to initiate change
  • Must possess excellent skill and judgment in a range of clinical and case management activities
  • Must be able to work effectively with a team and have superior interpersonal skills in dealing with other providers and client supports
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal skills
  • Proficient in the use of computer software such as MSWord, Excel, Power Point, Desktop Publishing, Outlook, etc.

Interested in this position?

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