Job ID: 52269
Location: Rocky Hill, CT
Experience: Not Specified
Education: See Requirements
ABOUT THE POSITION
We are currently seeking a dynamic Community Transition Specialist/Care Coordinator to join our team at our office in Rocky Hill. The Community Transition Specialist will be responsible for providing individual and family support to ensure members are connected to community services and resources and have the necessary care coordination. The Care Coordinator is responsible for promoting clear communication amongst a care team and treating clinicians in supporting the individuals and families. Additionally, the Care Coordinator is to coordinate member specific care plans along the continuum.
Telephone and/or face to face support to members and families to offer care coordination, support and information. Members may need help navigating the system, completing t applications (i.e. Voluntary Services, SSI, and System of Care), locating non –traditional supports, and learning about self-advocacy skills.
Participate in a Local Area Team approach to care management to enhance member treatment by identifying resources, access to care, identifying barriers to care and gaps in service.
Work closely with the Care Management and Peer staff to coordinate services as well as community-based systems of care.
Collaborate with the Department of Developmental Services, Department of Children and Families, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and the Department of Social Services as necessary to support members.
Build, develop and maintain a positive and collaborative relationship with providers and support organizations by establishing a local presence and by attending meetings.
Education: Degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Business, Public Health, Health Care Administration or related field. Proficiency in the Spanish language desirable
Licensure : Valid Driver's License
Relevant Work Experience: Experience working in the educational or community system Some combination of the following experiencies required. Experience in writing training curriculum. Good communicational and organizational skills. Minimum computer skills a plus.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :
Basic computer skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Knowledge of system, organization and programs that deal with children and families facing developmental, behavioral and learning problems
Strong motivation and initiation skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with diverse groups of individuals to effectively provide information to identify problems and develop feasible solutions
Skill in organizing formal and informal networking opportunities
Maintain 40 hour work week
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