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 Case Manager - Bilingual (English/Spanish) Preferred - Purchase, New York, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Cancer Support Team 
Hiring entity type: Health and Medical Svcs. 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: 401(k) -
Paid Sick Leave -
Paid Vacation -
Travel reimbursement 
Relocation: No relocation assistance provided 
Position functions: Health - Other
Nursing - Case Management
 
Travel: Minimal 
Accept candidates: in same country 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: Bachelor Degree 
Minimum years experience: N/A 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: Cover letter required
Virtual interview questions: No questions which require answers when applying for this job posting.
Job code: / Latpro-3662998 
Date posted: Feb-06-2019
State, Zip: New York, 10577

Description

Case Manager - Bilingual (Spanish/English) Preferred
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Cancer Support Team, a licensed home care program serving southern Westchester and offering a warm work environment, is seeking a full-time Case Manager. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.

Job Summary
Responsible for assisting cancer patients and their families to access medical and other resources necessary to manage their day to day needs during the treatment phase of their illness.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a selected caseload of patients and families in need of non-medical case management especially related to accessing entitlements and benefits on a Federal, State and local level.
  • Conduct patient/family interviews, by telephone, in CST office or in patient/family residence in order to elicit information about patient and family needs.
  • Conduct necessary research in order to determine the most appropriate resources for patients and families.
  • Assist patients in accessing entitlements, benefits and resources including assistance in completing required applications.
  • Plan and execute patient and family education programs in collaboration with CST staff.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with CST and community Agency staff and collaborate on patient care issues.
  • Document all necessary information in patient records and advise other team members of changes in patient and family status as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with CST staff and outside agencies, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain systems of data collection related to patient and family case management needs and service provided by CST.
  • Discuss with supervisor patient issues and concerns in order ot enhance skills in working with patients and families.


Benefits
• Mileage reimbursement
• 403b
• No weekends



Requirements

Qualifications

  • BA in related field required, B.S.W. preferred
  • LCSW, LMSW, RN preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus
  • Experience in helping patients obtain government benefits and community resources, such as Social Security, Medicaid and other Department of Social Service benefits
  • Preferred previous experience in health care and/or human services
  • Car and valid driver's license required

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Fluent in English - spoken and written
  • Fluent in Spanish - spoken