CARE COORDINATOR - ELDERLY

Location
Health and Hospital Systems, Chicago, IL
Salary
$25.049
Posted
Feb 14, 2018
Closes
Mar 14, 2018
Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 00120952

Position Summary

The Care Coordinator - Elderly provides care coordination services for elderly or disabled members who need assistance to safely live in the least restrictive setting. The work requires conducting site visits in the members’ home environment, developing care/service plans, regular monitoring, and periodic follow-up visits. The work requires the flexible use of a wide range of highly skilled psycho-social evaluation and intervention techniques to provide support and stabilization for members. The Care Coordinator - Elderly is required to make referrals for community resources, and behavioral health services in order to assist members in maintaining health, safety, and independence through knowledge of social work principles, practices, and their application to complex care coordination.

Minimum Requirements

· Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university. (Must provide original college / university transcript at time of interview.)

· Must have a Minimum of two (2) years’ experience providing services and support to elderly or disabled living in a community based setting

· Must have a minimum of one (1) year care coordination experience

· Duties may involve travel to locations throughout the Cook County area is required

Preferred Qualifications

· Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Illinois

· Fluent in Spanish or Polish

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

· Thorough knowledge of social work practices, procedures, and techniques; medical terminology and procedures; and mental health treatment services

· Skill in directing and evaluating the professional and administrative aspects of case management services

· Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with a wide variety of lay and professional individuals and mentally ill patients

· Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patient related materials in compliance with (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) HIPAA requirement

VETERAN PREFERENCE

PLEASE READ

When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service

To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:

· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”

· Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable

OR

A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.

If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference

VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

Benefits Package


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  • Basic Term Life Insurance

  • Pension Plan

  • Deferred Compensation Program

  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time

  • You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

  • For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

    MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION
    FILING.




    *Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception
    of those awarded in one of the United States’ territories and Canada must be
    credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to
    the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the
    Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original
    credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.


    *Please note all offers of Employment
    are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional &
    employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate
    licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment
    drug screen.


    *CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly
    prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.


    COOK
    COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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