Creating Hope. Transforming Lives
Catholic Charities of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice. Catholic Charities of Onondaga County helps people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.
The Care Manager will provide comprehensive care management, care coordination, comprehensive transitional care, youth & family support & health promotion. Referrals to community & social support services. Provide comprehensive assessment and reassessment of youth as needed inclusive of medical, behavioral, rehabilitation, social service and long term care needs. Complete and/or revise as needed a CANS NY assessment and person centered Plan of Care. Prepare crisis intervention plan and participate in its execution as needed. Ensure the delivery of all aspects of care coordination including work with service providers and health plans to provide necessary care for youth. Advocate for services and assist with scheduling of medical services, monitor and support attendance at these services. Ensure the provision of comprehensive transitional care including follow up with hospitals, ER and following admissions and discharges to outpatient providers. Ensure that all care provided is family and youth guided. Provide youth and family support by including family members in the Plan of Care when appropriate and serving as a resource to client and family regarding available community programs. Refer youth and family members as needed to appropriate community supports and help connect to those services. Complete all required documentation in timely and thorough manner. Interface and collaborate with Department of Social Service Caseworkers, Catholic Charities program staff, both medical and nonmedical, as well as other community providers. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.
A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Human Services related field and/or CASAC. A minimum of two (2) years experience providing direct services and/or care coordination to persons diagnosed with mental disabilities, developmental disabilities, alcoholism or substance abuse. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one year’s experience. Demonstrated ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds. Thorough working knowledge of local and regional public and private resources, including Social Security, Department of Social Service Adult Protective Unit, Income Assistance Unit and various other agencies and offices as needed.
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer