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Housing Advocate Outreach – PT – S2HBQ – (JM10964)

Housing Advocate Outreach at Breaking Ground

Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Outreach Housing Advocate works with street homeless individuals living in Brooklyn and Queens. Specifically, s/he will conduct street outreach with the objective of engaging individuals to determine their eligibility for Street to Home services and to help secure appropriate housing solutions for all people who are street homeless. If chronic, Outreach Advocate will build a relationship with client utilizing motivational interviewing to encourage client to work towards permanent housing. If not chronic, Outreach Advocate will utilize available resources to secure other housing placements. The Outreach Advocate will work with a partner at all times and will spend the majority of the shift in an automobile conducting street outreach. The incumbent will respond to 311 calls and community concerns; participate in Code Blue and Code Red alerts; identify new hotspots/encampments and work to eradicate existing hot spots/encampments; conduct a bi-annual vulnerability index on all clients in their catchment area; and enter all required data into outreach database(s).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Engage all persons on the street who appear homeless. • Create and maintain active registry of chronic homeless clients; non-chronic included in registry • Conduct vulnerability assessment • Attend clinical supervision and training. • Develop and maintain recordkeeping files and databases, completion of necessary reports and data entry. • Collaborate with Parks Dept, NYPD, DSNY, MTA, and other agencies • Respond to 311 calls • Participate in Code Blue/Red • Monitor encampments • Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: • Two years related work experience • Knowledge of local benefit agencies (Public Assistance). Familiarity with substance abuse, mental health and employment issues. Strong oral and written communication skills • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience • Microsoft Office Suite and electronic record keeping • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Clinical Supervisor - Health Home

Clinical Supervisor position in the Care Management Program at The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS)

Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Location: New York , NY

The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives invites applications for the Clinical Supervisor position in the Care Management Program.  The Care Management Program provides Health Home services to assist clients to improve overall health outcomes and overcome barriers to quality health care. The Health Home model seeks to optimize the quality and efficiency of health care services received by the most at risk New Yorkers. Health Homes are playing an integral role in improving behavioral and physical health outcomes for high users of Medicaid in New York State.

Description of Responsibilities – The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the supervision and direct oversight of the care management outreach team, serving clients who have chronic physical and mental health conditions. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible to guide the outreach team towards achieving monthly target goals including enrolling clients into the health home by outreaching, engaging, and providing information about the program. The Clinical Supervisor oversees the enrollment process for all new clients entering the program and ensures the outreach team maintains regular Medicaid compliance and follows state mandated eligibility requirements. This position has significant decision-making, supervisory, administrative, and program management responsibilities. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for helping the outreach team function at a high level to achieve performance targets, maintain Medicaid compliance, coordinate with Managed Care Organizations, and contribute to a culture that is client centered, outcome oriented, and dedicated to continuous quality improvement.

Requirements: MSW or LMSW plus minimum of 2 years applicable post-master’s experience. Or Masters in Mental Health Counseling, Public Health, Public Administration or related Master’s degree plus minimum of 2 years applicable post-master’s experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Supervisory experience preferred. TO APPLY PLEASE CLICK LINK: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cucs&jobId=89033&lang=en_US&source=CC2

Type: Full Time

Contact: nene.bah@cucs.org

Eligibility and Authorization Specialist

Eligibility and Authorization Specialist at CUCS

Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Location: New York, NY

The role of the Eligibility and Authorization Specialist is to optimize Janian patient insurance coverage to cover care both provided by Janian clinicians and prescribed by Janian clinicians.  This is a full-time position and reports to the Deputy Chief Program Officer of Janian Medical Care.

Responsibilities: The activities that fulfill this role fall into 3 broad categories: Checking and activating insurance Helping obtain authorizations for services and treatments Helping manage referrals for off-site care and diagnostic testing Checking and Activating Insurance Verify insurance eligibility and information. Re-verify insurance coverage for changes in care. Check eligibility for scheduled patient visits. Activate or re-activate insurance coverage. Assist in changing insurance coverage when this would improve access to care. Enter and confirm new patients' insurance plans. Update patient demographics as needed. Collect consents and authorizations for information transfers. Authorizations for Services and Treatments Assist in obtaining authorizations as needed or as insurance requires for the initial and ongoing visits. Obtain authorization for services including medications and diagnostic testing. Enter coverage and authorizations into electronic health record. Track expiring authorizations and obtain re-authorizations. Research and follow up on authorization denials. Manage co-insurance and co-payment processes. Managing Referrals for Off-Site Care and Diagnostic Testing Review referral submissions for accuracy and completeness. Communicate with doctors and facilities regarding questions on referrals and verification of insurance coverage. Enter referrals into electronic health record. Generate referrals for diagnostic testing. Manage open referrals. Identify off-site specialists who accept our patient’s plans. Update and manage specialty referral lists in electronic medical record. 

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent At least 1 year of relevant experience in a medical billing environment Proficiency in using electronic medical records Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word

TO APPLY PLEASE CLICK LINK BELOW: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cucs&jobId=89035&lang=en_US&source=CC2

Type: Full Time

Contact: nene.bah@cucs.org

Licensed Practical Nurse - ACT

Part time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at CUCS’ Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team.

Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Location: Bronx, NY

The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for a part time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at CUCS’ Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team.

ACT  is an Evidence Based Practice with a mobile team approach that has proven success in serving adults with psychiatric disabilities in community-based settings. The program provides intensive outpatient treatment ‘in vivo’ in their community of choice.  The program facilitates recovery and increased stability including symptom reduction, improved daily functioning and quality of life whether in a consumer’s home, with family, peers, community and in the areas of education and work. The ACT program seeks to reduce inpatient psychiatric hospitalizations, emergency room and mobile crisis visits by providing accessible psychiatric treatment.

The ACT team serves adults with histories of poor treatment or medication compliance. These individuals frequently have co-occurring substance abuse and medical problems as well as involvement with the criminal justice system, and/or may be court-ordered to receive case management and treatment services under the Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) program. The ACT team serves clients in Manhattan and the Bronx. The staff is multidisciplinary, composed of a part-time psychiatrist, RN, LPN, Licensed Social Workers and paraprofessional case managers. Staff receive extensive training in Evidence Based Practices including Motivational Interviewing, Wellness Self-Management and Behavioral Treatment Interventions for substance abuse. The Licensed Practical Nurse will carry a small caseload with full case management responsibilities, assist the RN with Health Assessments, medication management and provide injections, monitor client vitals, blood sugars and other medical conditions, act as liaison to medical providers and provide back-up to clients with medical conditions. Responsibilities: Under the supervision of a physician, nurse practitioner or registered nurse,

LPN responsibilities include but are not limited to: Provide ACT services to a small client caseload Medication administration and monitoring Maintenance of medication database and logs Assistance with health assessments and screenings Provision of health and treatment education and support to patients Escorting and chaperoning patients to healthcare appointments Communication with physicians and other providers to coordinate care and obtain information, reports and notes Maintenance of medical office including care and maintenance of medical equipment and maintenance of inventory of medical supplies Provision of care and treatment at the direction of physician, nurse practitioner or registered nurse Integrate work with program’s social service staff and physicians and other nursing staff  

Requirements: LPN license required; diver’s license required within 3 months of hire; experience with mentally ill population preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, close attention to detail and computer literacy required. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred, but not required. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. Our staff enjoys a supportive, collaborative work environment with expert supervision that encourages clinical excellence. Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document. Applicants will only be considered for positions they apply for.

TO APPLY PLEASE CLICK LINK BELOW: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cucs&jobId=33366&lang=en_US&source=CC615547

Type: Full Time

Contact: nene.bah@cucs.org

Program Coordinator – Street Medicine – S2HBQ – (JG10967)

Program Coordinator at Breaking Ground (formerly known as Common Ground)

Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Street to Home Brooklyn/Queens (S2HBQ) program provides outreach and case management services to street homeless people living in Brooklyn and Queens. S2HBQ helps individuals end their homelessness through securing permanent housing. Integral to these efforts is providing primary health care, directly on the street where people are living, to those who are unable or unwilling to access health care services through more traditional means. The Program Coordinator (PC) will work very closely with our street medicine providers, ensuring seamless coordination and continuity of services is provided for each individual seen and assessed by the Street Medicine team. She/he will train S2HBQ staff to carefully target individuals who should be prioritized for Street Medicine services and will ensure that follow up recommendations and appointments are being executed. The PC will work with program leadership to measure the success and impact of the program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIIES: • Will transport Street Medicine providers to see clients in the field, on the street, where they will provide primary health care services, assessments, referrals, and healthcare education to street homeless individuals • Will ensure follow-up recommendations from Street Medicine providers are being achieved by collaborating with S2HBQ staff or providing direct follow-up with clients, scheduling appointments, providing basic healthcare education, assisting with prescription refills, etc. • In collaboration with the Street Medicine providers, will create and implement a system for targeting and prioritizing those clients most in need of these services • Will maintain detailed data tracking, reports, and records of clients being seen by Street Medicine providers • Will work with department leadership and Street Medicine providers to measure the impact of Street Medicine through quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis. • Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Minimum of (2) years’ experience with the street homeless population and in a Harm Reduction modality. Housing-based case management experience strongly preferred • Excellent interpersonal skills, creativity, and problem solving ability. • Knowledge of mental health, substance abuse, medical care and other subject areas related to and impacting individuals that are formerly street homeless • Ability to positively engage with clients who have significant mental health issues, current substance use, and often medical illness and cognitive impairment. • Superb collaborative skills; Ability to work successfully with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders • Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with diverse populations and stakeholders • LMSW preferred. At minimum, individual must be in the process of obtaining their MSW. • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Familiarity with Access-based databases and the ability to learn new programs are preferred. • Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred The PC must be willing to engage individuals on the streets, in parks, under bridges and other locations that a street homeless individual might be located.

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Residential Aide – The Andrews – (JC10962)

The Residential Aide at Breaking Ground (formerly known as Common Ground)

Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Location: New York, NY

The Residential Aide will assist in ensuring effective front office operation of the facility. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of the program. Maintain program stability by providing support, assistance, and monitoring of the premises.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Monitoring of residents; making hourly rounds with security wand, and maintaining a safe, stable housing environment Provide residents with access to their medication Answer telephone calls, direct calls, take messages, answer questions, and provide information Reporting and documentation of incidents, crisis intervention , communicating with On-call management team Record keeping including documentation of daily attendance, shift report, bed count, visitors, writing progress notes as needed, etc Greet persons entering establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations. Circulate among residents, visitors, or employees to preserve order and protect property Urine Drug Screen (UDS) collection/assignment, complete property and room searches as needed, and distribute mail Screen residents and visitors and packages to prevent passage of prohibited articles into residence Use company vehicle to transport residents to and from appointments in the community and as directed by program management. Perform other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two to four years related experience Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED), Associates degree preferred Experience CPR and First Aid certifications a plus Valid New York State Driver’s License or equivalent Experience working with homeless population and with Veterans helpful.

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Tenant Services Coordinator/Office Manager – The Hegeman – (LB10965)

Tenant Services Coordinator/Office Manager at Breaking Ground (formerly known as Common Ground)

Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Hegeman is a supportive housing residence located at 39 Hegeman Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn, NY. The Hegeman houses 160 low income single adults, 100 of whom are special needs and formerly homeless. The Tenant Services Coordinator/Office Manager is an integral part of the Hegeman administrative team and will be responsible for petty cash, check requisitions, billing, scheduling, and file maintenance. Writing letters & other correspondence, maintaining client data and other office support functions. The Tenant Services Coordinator/Office Manager is an important point of contact for building clients and will also hold responsibility for the coordination of program planning which includes; organizing tenant participation in planned activities/workshops and providing community outreach as needed. Interact with social services, and collaborate with outside organizations as well as working closely with Building Management; Central Intake, Finance; Permanent Housing; CUCS; and other outside agencies. The person in this position must have exceptional interpersonal skills. This position reports to the Assistant Director, Programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Direct/answer client questions • Maintain petty cash, billing, check request and Metro cards • Maintain facility and staff activity calendars • Attend meetings and take minutes • Track vacations and attendance • Maintain client data • Keep an updated file of vendors; order and track supplies • Maintain filing system, and office supplies • Oversee development and implementation of programs and activities for residents • Recruit and manage tenant and external volunteer opportunities • Coordinate and work with CUCS counterpart in developing and producing monthly building newsletter and monthly reports, etc. • Work with Building Director and Assistant Director in managing program budget. • Coordinate with Building Management, CUCS, other CGC programs, and outside agencies (i.e. Nacres) • Design, plan, and run events both on site and off site in accordance with the rich programing required by our grant and funders. • Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • A minimum of two years related work experience • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills • Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team • Able to work with a diverse/special needs population • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously • Must have exceptional written and verbal skills • Experience working with homeless/formerly homeless populations preferred • Notary strongly preferred, or ability to take notary exam within 60 days of hire

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Office Manager – Queens Drop in Center – (CO10971)

Office Manager at Breaking Ground (formerly known as Common Ground)

Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Location: Queens, NY

Located in Jamaica, Queens, the Queens Drop In Center serves as a temporary and immediate place for street homeless individuals to come in from outside to receive respite, social services, food and shower. The Office Manager is responsible for bookkeeping, which includes but limited to petty cash, check requisitions and billing. Responsibilities also include scheduling, taking meeting notes, maintaining filing systems, writing letters & other correspondence, maintaining client data and other office support functions. The Office Manager is often an important point of contact for building clients; the person in this position must have exceptional interpersonal skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Direct/answer client questions • Responsible for maintaining the petty cash, billing, check request and Metro cards • Maintain facility and staff activity calendars • Track vacations and attendance • Maintain client data • Keep an updated file of vendors, order and track supplies • Maintain filing system, office supplies • Answer phones, direct calls and messages • Attend meetings and keep notes • Coordinate events • Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • A minimum of two years related work experience • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills • Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team • Able to work with a diverse/special needs population • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously • Must have exceptional written and verbal skills • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) • Experience working with homeless/formerly homeless populations preferred To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Assistant Controller – Not for Profit Operations – (JG10970)

Assistant Controller at Breaking Ground (formerly known as Common Ground)

Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Location: New York, NY

Provides daily management of all BG financial reporting in the Finance Dept. Provides direct support and assistance to the Controller and CFO in accomplishing his/her responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Manages all balance sheet account reconciliations and G/L account analysis for monthly closes and assists in the preparation of the P&L only quarterly Board report • Manages the daily activities and functions in the finance department and reviews the monthly Housing Operation government grant budget to actual P&Ls prepared by the Government Grant Billers for submission to Housing Operations • Oversee the preparation of audit schedules for the NFP consolidation audit as well as schedules for the annual CFR audit • Prepare year end consolidated financial statements, including eliminations. Assists the Controller in management of all year-end audits of NFP entities by outside accounting firm. This includes the annual NFP Consolidation audit, A-133 audit, CFR (Certified Financial Report), and other audited reports. Key liaison with the auditors • Manages preparation of annual Fin 48 checklists, Form 990s, and 990-T returns • Key participant in annual review of NFP budgets, and related analysis • Prepares special financial analysis as required • Provides financial management assistance as needed to the Controller • Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EXPERIENCE : At least 7-10 years of public/corporate accounting experience, preferably in a senior financial management role TRAINING: Strong accounting background and related training SKILLS: Strong management skills; exceptional writing and interpersonal skills, skilled at problem solving, written and verbal communications, attention to detail, planning/organizing, quality control, adaptability. Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or MBA in accounting, or equivalent experience COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficiency in Excel

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: CPA required, along with auditing experience

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Assistant Cook

Assistant Cook at Good Companions Senior Center (GCSC)

Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Location: New York, NY

Department: Good Companions Senior Center (GCSC) Start Date: ASAP Hours: Full time - Mon-Fri including occasional Sunday coverage Salary: Commensurate with experience Program Overview: Good Companions is Henry Street Settlement’s multilingual and multicultural senior citizen center that has been serving the needs of the Lower East Side’s senior community for over 60 years by offering a variety of activities and social services. The staff speaks English, Chinese and Spanish The Center provides important nutritional information to enhance the health of seniors, and offers affordable hot lunches Sunday through Friday and dinners Monday through Friday. Seniors are encouraged to participate in health promotion and recreational activities, including health and wellness programs, parties, trips, arts and crafts, musical entertainment, recreation, nutrition presentations and educational seminars, and to take advantage of the two fitness rooms, complete with exercise machines and free weights. A bilingual Social Worker is also available to provide case management and information/referral services. The kitchen is responsible for preparing 112 meals for lunch, 80 meals for dinner Monday through Friday and 80 meals for our lunch program on Sundays. This position reports to the Food Service Manager. 

Responsibilities:
•    Under the direction of the Head Cook and/or Food Service Manager ensure that congregate meals are  prepared according to our DFTA standardize recipes and cooked to the appropriate food temperatures deemed by the Department of Health and DFTA  for meal  service 
•    Assist Head Cook and/or Food Service Manager with the daily supervision of volunteers and  other food service workers, particularly as it relates to food production, cleanliness of kitchen, and storage areas
•    Anticipate food service needs for the day and upcoming week to ensure that all preparations for production needs are met
•    Ensure that proper sanitation, cleaning schedules, and safety guidelines in the kitchen are followed at all times
•    Maintain compliance with all food handling procedures, including those of the Department of Health, the Department for the Aging, and Henry Street Settlement
•    Oversee accurate record-keeping of food production and of food and refrigeration equipment temperature logs on a daily basis
•    Work closely with Food Service Manager and/or Head Cook to ensure that all food and kitchen supplies are ordered, received, dated, rotated and stored in a timely manner
•    Other duties as assigned by the Food Service Manager and Head Cook

Qualifications: • High school diploma or GED and two (2) years of food service experience required • 2 years’ experience in a fast-paced kitchen; line cook experience preferred • At least one (1) year experience working with senior citizens preferred • Must have NYC Food Handlers stamped photo license • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for long periods of time as needed • Must be available to work Sundays • Bilingual Spanish or Chinese helpful Responsibilities: • Under the direction of the Head Cook and/or Food Service Manager ensure that congregate meals are prepared according to our DFTA standardize recipes and cooked to the appropriate food temperatures deemed by the Department of Health and DFTA for meal service • Assist Head Cook and/or Food Service Manager with the daily supervision of volunteers and other food service workers, particularly as it relates to food production, cleanliness of kitchen, and storage areas • Anticipate food service needs for the day and upcoming week to ensure that all preparations for production needs are met • Ensure that proper sanitation, cleaning schedules, and safety guidelines in the kitchen are followed at all times • Maintain compliance with all food handling procedures, including those of the Department of Health, the Department for the Aging, and Henry Street Settlement • Oversee accurate record-keeping of food production and of food and refrigeration equipment temperature logs on a daily basis • Work closely with Food Service Manager and/or Head Cook to ensure that all food and kitchen supplies are ordered, received, dated, rotated and stored in a timely manner • Other duties as assigned by the Food Service Manager and Head Cook

To Apply: E-mail resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. Please indicate “Assistant Cook” in the subject line AND the website the position was found. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Full Time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

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