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Geriatric Care Manager

Company: Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, widely recognized as one of New York's premier human services providers, is a settlement house founded in 1894 that provides an extensive array of effective and integrated services-social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness-which significantly improve the lives of 16,000 people in need each year, ages 3 to 103, on the East Side of Manhattan. Our clients include older adults, homeless and formerly homeless adults, children and families, recent immigrants, disabled persons, adult learners and more. For more information on Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, please visit and check us out on Facebook or Instagram . Our Geriatric Care Management Program provides comprehensive care management services to thousands of frail and homebound older adults on Manhattan's East Side. The Geriatric Care Manager will help us to serve the ever-growing population of homebound older adults on the East Side and will join our supportive working environment that links case managers, social workers, lawyers and other providers together in our efforts to support the frailest members of our community.
Salary based on experience; range $60,000 - $62,000 .

Responsibilities :
Complete strengths-based in-home assessments with homebound and frail older adults to facilitate their aging safely in place
Collaborate with family members and caregivers to assess needs for appropriate interventions and necessary assistance
Provide interventions and assistance such as applying for government benefits and other financial programs to increase economic security, advocating for the clients' medical, mental health, housing-related and other needs, assisting with budgeting, providing supportive counseling as needed and coordinating in-house and community resource referrals
Create and follow up with comprehensive care plans with the goal of improved outcomes and quality of life
Timely maintain and input accurate case records into our electronic case management database
Work collaboratively with Neighborhood House staff from a variety of departments and disciplines as well as our community-based and government partners
Complete all other responsibilities and duties as assigned

The successful applicant must possess excellent interpersonal skills and strong computer skills, as well as experience in the field of human services, particularly related to older adults. The person should be committed to working with older adults to improve their quality of life. The person must have great communication and listening skills, be a team player and possess the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders. Master's in social work or related field required; applicable licensure a plus. Fluency in Spanish is ideal. This is a 1199SEIU union position with competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is a client-facing and essential community-serving organization. To keep our clients and our colleagues safe, and to comply with various governmental contractual requirements, all new employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (except where valid medical exemptions apply) and will be required to submit proof prior to the time of onboarding.

At Lenox Hill Neighborhood House we value respect, diversity and integrity. We are an equal opportunity employer. Lenox Hill Neighborhood House prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Lenox Hill Neighborhood House conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. The policy of equal employment opportunity (EEO) and anti-discrimination applies to all aspects of the relationship between Lenox Hill Neighborhood House and its colleagues.


Keywords: Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, New York , Geriatric Care Manager, Executive , New York, New York

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