Services for the Underserved

Medicaid Service Coordinator

US-NY-South Ozone Park
Category
Developmental Disabilities
Type
Regular Part-Time

Position Overview

Do you have a passion to advocate on behalf of others? Then join the Medicaid Service Coordinator team! SUS provides Medicaid Service Coordination as a form of case management and advocacy. Our Medicaid Service Coordination is a portable service through which coordinators advocate on behalf of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, coordinate and monitor desired services for them in the community, and assist individuals in achieving their life goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops, implements and maintains consumers’ ISP
  • Maintains contact with consumers as identified in ISP
  • Reviews ISP and Habilitation Plan at least semi-annually
  • Maintains the consumer's primary record
  • Ensures the completion and annual redetermination of the need for the level of care Medicaid eligibility
  • Documents service coordination activities in service coordination monthly notes
  • Facilitates and documents a change in service coordination when requested by the consumer & advocate
  • Secures an advocate for each consumer if they require or choose to have one
  • Maintains an up to date monthly roster of consumers receiving services as part of MSC's caseload
  • Notifies the DDSO of HCBS termination & inform the terminated consumer connecting services
  • Ensures the consumers fire safety needs are met as stated in the ISP at least annually
  • Ensures a face-to-face meeting to be conducted at least monthly, as per the consumers ISP and documented accordingly in the monthly notes
  • Completes with consumer and/or his/her advocate a service coordination agreements and this agreement must be reviewed and up-dated at least every six months and documented in the monthly notes
  • Completes a service coordination agreement activity plan
  • Completes a service coordination observation report once every three months based on an observation of the consumer in an OMRDD certified IRA, CR or Family Care Home and for all Willowbrook class members living in any type if certified residence

 

Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.

 

For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.

 

We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.

 

Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in a health or human services field is required
  • One year experience working with people with disabilities and participation in an OMRDD approved training curriculum in Services Coordination
  • Driver's License or ability to travel
  • Good writing skills, well organized, articulate, willing to advocate on other's behalf.

 

 

SUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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