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The New Jewish Home Temporary Case Manager in Assisted Living Program - Bronx, New York

The mission of The New Jewish Home is to empower older adults to enhance purpose and well-being through a portfolio of innovative health care services. We do this through a vision whereby we would create a new reality in which ageism is no longer, and society embraces its older adult members. Our values define our approach to care, our culture, and our working relationships, and include:

  • Extending Welcome

  • Embracing Diversity

  • Affirming Dignity

  • Respecting One Another

  • Embodying Compassion

  • Increasing Knowledge and

  • Pursuing Justice

    Job Summary:

    The Case Manager of the Assisted Living Program (ALP) is a key member of the ALP interdisciplinary leadership team, focused on individualized resident services that ensure the specific needs and preferences of each are met. Day to day responsibility include the operation of a case management system providing for initial and ongoing assessment of resident needs and coordination of care.

    Responsibilities:

  • Participates in pre-admission activity, including meeting with prospective residents and their representatives to discuss matters described in the residency agreement and regulatory required disclosures, including the services that the residence can provide to meet the needs of the prospective resident

  • Identifies and evaluates the resident’s needs, interests and strengths and the capacity of the facility to meet those needs prior to admission.

  • Establishes linkages with and arranges for services from public and private sources for income, mental health and social services. Specifically, ensures prompt and accurate completion of resident applications and (re)certifications for Medicaid, SSI and other financial assistance programs.

    Requirements:

  • Computer skills including ability to perform basic functions in word processing, spreadsheets, email and electronic medical record use

  • A master’s degree in social work from an accredited college or university, or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major work in human services or service delivery and one year of full time experience in the provision of services to a frail adult population

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