Case Manager 1252
Catholic Charities Diocese of Brooklyn & Queens
4d ago

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

The Case Manager provides comprehensive services to homebound elderly clients in the community through support services to maintain the client at home with a safe care plan.

  • Provide a comprehensive in-home assessment and reassessment of the older person’s current functional and cognitive capacities and limitations, unmet needs, and eligibility requirements for benefits and entitlements.
  • Develops and implement a care plan with the senior and his / her family when needed, to address the client’s unmet needs in order to assist them to continue to live safely in their own homes.
  • Provides crisis intervention services when needed, for situations such as medical emergencies, utility shut-offs, bedbug infestations, and disaster response.
  • Provide emergency coverage for Home Delivered Meal clients when the client fails to answer the door, when needed.
  • Perform intake activities, which include assessing eligibility, preliminary evaluation of the presenting problem, initiating services as needed and providing information and referral services.
  • Complete a comprehensive DFTA assessment form for each client on a timely basis and according to funding source regulations.
  • Advocate and apply for services and benefits for those whose needs are not being met.
  • Maintain up-to-date : case notes, waiting lists for clients on caseload, and the timely submission of monthly statistics and reports as required by the agency and the funding source.
  • Attend trainings including yearly training hours required by DFTA and other agency trainings / meetings.
  • Assist in the development of ongoing programming and outreach* Develop program resources and referral network* Utilize the Peer Place data system for client information and screen for benefits with UNIFORM system.
  • Represent the client at Fair Hearings when the client or his family is unable to do so.
  • Coordinate services such as Meals on Wheels, Personal Care or Intake.* Coordinate and train other program staff on benefits or entitlements, when requested.
  • Represent agency at community advocacy and meetings.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Knowledge of entitlement for older adults preferred.* Good verbal and written command of the English Language.
  • Proficient in computer software applications, Excel, and Microsoft Office.
  • Within 6 months of hire date learn the DFTA client software systemfor data entry of client files* Good time management, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Able to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and office equipment.
  • Able to climb stairs and make home visits.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, and walking.
  • Able to stretch and bend to retrieve files.
  • Ability to lift up to 10lbs.
  • Ability to read printed and handwritten materials.
  • Ability to read printed materials and computer screens.
  • Able to travel to client’s homes, meetings, conferences and other locations for trainings and meetings.
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