Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0041
Post Date 1/31/2018
Title Care Manager
City Poughkeepsie
State NY

Join Our Team, Join Our Family!

We offer a wide-range of rewarding positions which strive to assist and develop youth and families throughout New York State.

Be A Part of Our Mission

As a Care Manager at Berkshire, you responsible for core services of health home care management including comprehensive care management, care coordination and health promotion, comprehensive transitional care, youth and family support and referral services while using technology to link services. This position involves creating, documenting, executing and updating the individualized plan of care to identify and integrate all providers directly involved in the child’s care.


How Can You Help

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate comprehensive transitional care ensuring safe transitions in care
  • Demonstrated ability to support the patient and family including utilizing peer support, support groups, and self-care programs to increase patient’s knowledge about their disease, engagement and self-management capabilities, and to improve adherence to prescribed treatment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community and social support services including identifying available community-based resources and actively manage appropriate referrals, access engagement, follow-up and coordination of services
  • Demonstrated use of Health Information Technology to inputs required health data information into systems accessible to multi-disciplinary team of providers
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills including ability to engage youth and families, community partners, and stakeholders.  Ability to provide superior customer service
  • Demonstrated communication skills including written, verbal and listening skills 
  • Ability to handle crisis intervention in solution focused manner. Demonstrated problem solving and creative thinking skills

Essential Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree featuring a major or concentration in social work, psychology, nursing, rehabilitation, education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, recreation or recreation therapy, counseling, community mental health, child and family studies, sociology, speech and hearing or other human services field required plus two years of experience required in providing direct services to people with Serious Mental Illness, developmental disabilities, or substance use disorders; or in linking individuals with Serious Mental Illness, developmental disabilities, or substance use disorders to a broad range of services essential to successful living in a community setting (e.g. medical, psychiatric, social, educational, legal, housing and financial services) OR
  • Bachelor’s level education or higher in any field with five years of experience working directly with persons with behavioral health diagnoses; or Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) OR
  • NYS teacher’s certificate for which a bachelor’s degree is required; or NYS licensure and registration as a Registered Nurse and a bachelor’s degree; OR
  • Master’s degree in one of the above qualifying education fields may be substituted for one year of experience
  • Must become certified CANS (Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths); Demonstrated knowledge of assessments, treatment planning and goal setting
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and other computer related programs. Must be able to become proficient in using state required databases and meet state requirements for reporting and completing progress notes, etc.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule with variable hours including day, evening, weekend, holiday and subject to call hours 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.  Travel is required. Ability to coordinate and plan travel for visits and appointments in efficient manner 
  • Ability to work with an economically and culturally diverse population

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