Medicaid Service Coordinator

Adapt Community Network
Brooklyn, NY
Jul 17, 2017
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Job Description

We currently have a challenging opportunity available for a Medicaid Service Coordinator. Under general direction, the qualified candidate will be responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of the Individualized Service Plans for individuals and their advocates. This position will provide case management services to assigned individuals on his/her caseload, determine individual aptitudes, interests and preferences, and also identify appropriate service providers and link individuals with providers. Furthermore, this position will coordinate services and monitor individuals' satisfaction with the services.
Responsibilities include:
The duties and responsibilities of the Medicaid Service Coordinator will include, but are not limited to the following:
• Conduct intake and screening activities to determine eligibility for services
• Develop, coordinate and monitor Individualized Service Plans (ISP) based upon tenets of 3 I's and P
• Serve as advocate on behalf of individual and advocate in making decisions regarding choice of service providers, level of service required and program participation
• Complete billing reports in an accurate and timely manner
• Maintain individual case notes and file records in accordance with all agency and regulatory requirements, including completion of case notes
• Maintain contacts with residential and program admissions committees in order to advocate for admission to programs and residences
• Maintain contacts with government social services agencies, not-for-profit social service agencies and NYC Board of Education to access resources and/or advocate for services
• Develop a resource database to assist families and consumers in accessing community resources
• Schedule regular face to face meetings and prepares monthly summary contact notes
• Assist individuals during times of crisis and emergency situations which may occur outside of normal business hours
• Work regularly with, develops, and is responsible for maintaining security of confidential information; improper disclosure may cause embarrassment, disruption, or conflict to agency or persons receiving services and their families

• Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related Human Services field required
• One year experience working with people with developmental disabilities
• Knowledge of OPWDD regulations required

Skills and Abilities Required:
• Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
• Fluent in Spanish
• Good organizational skills along with strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with employees, co-workers, consumers, families and outside contacts
• Able to work flexible hours and travel to diverse neighborhoods
• Demonstrated ability through prior experience to provide sound judgment and the capacity to respond to unusual situations
• Proficiency in the use of a personal computer

Company Description
To better reflect who we are today, United Cerebral Palsy of New York City will now be known as ADAPT Community Network. Adapt is something we all do to life, to our environment, and to the particular circumstances we find ourselves in at any given time. Community signals that we, and all to whom we provide services, are part of the fabric of the community in which we live. Network describes the alliances we will form to grow and expand our reach in order to guarantee the fullest possible life for all those who look to us for support. Our new tagline is [We Change]. Whether it is lives, environments, social attitudes or our own services, the most important thing we've learned in 70 years

Brooklyn, NY


Sun, 16 Jul 2017 06:51:02 PDT