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TITLE: Health Home Care Coordinator - Albany 

REPORTS TO: Program Supervisor 

POSITION STATUS:  Full time/Hourly Non-Exempt 

OFFICE LOCATION:  31 Walter Street, Albany

MISSION STATEMENT:

The mission of Catholic Charities Care Coordination Services is to recognize and respond to the needs of those individuals and communities affected by chronic conditions in the Catholic Diocese of Albany.  We do this in the spirit of compassion, advocacy and collaboration while preserving the dignity, respect and sanctity of human life.

By enhancing individual and family capabilities, we strengthen our communities and promote positive change regardless of orientation, lifestyle or belief.

Experience, Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • Computer literacy and demonstrated ability to work within a Windows electronic health record format including competency in using laptops
  • Familiarity with and sensitivity to specialized needs of people with chronic illnesses, HIV/AIDS, of people with substance abuse and mental health issues, of people of color and of GLBT individuals.
  • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of chronic illnesses and ability to research and seek out resources to provide clients with appropriate information.
  • Familiarity with the cycle of poverty and working with individuals and families experiencing poverty.
  • Familiarity with and ability to access community resources and services.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to provide strengths-based, client-centered, proactive care coordination.
  • Ability to manage stress appropriately, makes decisions under pressure, handle multiple priorities, work alone and manage anger/fear/hostility/violence of others appropriately.
  • Ability to interact well with people and provide an atmosphere of trust, mutual respect and caring.
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral – and ability to work with inter-disciplinary teams in service delivery.

Education

  • BA in health, education or human services OR RN AND one year of CM or case work with persons with: HIV/AIDS or other chronic conditions, a history of mental illness, homelessness, chemical dependence, and/or other populations of persons in need. OR
  • AS in health, education or human services OR LPN or Certification as a CASAC AND two years of CM or case work with persons with: HIV/AIDS or other chronic conditions, a history of mental illness, homelessness, chemical dependence, and/or other populations of persons in need. OR
  • 60 credit hours of college study from a regionally accredited college or university or one recognized by the NYSED as following acceptable educational practices AND two years of CM or case work with persons with HIV/AIDS, a history of mental illness, homelessness, chemical dependence, and/or other populations of persons in need OR
  • Education requirements may be waived by the agency if candidate demonstrates more significant experience (five or more years) in case management, care coordination or care management along with significant continuing education/training hours during previous employment (minimum of 35 hours a year).  Plan for continued formal education is preferred, to work towards degree as stated above.

 * Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply

Please send cover letter and resume to ricp@ccalbany.org