The Long Island FQHC, Inc. (Long Island Federally Qualified Health Center or LIFQHC) is a non-profit healthcare organization with 7 health centers, providing primary care and preventative medicine in the following locations in Nassau County: Roosevelt, Elmont, Hempstead, Freeport, Oceanside, and New Cassel/Westbury. In addition, the LIFQHC has 3 school-based health centers, WIC offices (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) in 3 locations, and a Health Home Care Coordination program. As federally qualified health centers, we serve the individuals in our communities, providing enhanced services, expanded hours and reduced prescription pricing, while raising the level of care. We treat patients regardless of income, residency or immigration status.
The Long Island FQHC offers a stable employment opportunity with a growing company, and competitive base compensation along with health and dental insurance, paid time off, 401-K with company match, paid holidays, employee discounts and much more.
The mission of LIFQHC is to provide access to equitable, comprehensive, optimal healthcare by improving the overall wellness of all individuals in our communities and delivering high quality extensive patient centered care.
Creating healthier communities by transforming the health care system one person at a time.
JOB TITLE: Children’s Care Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Manager of Children’s Care Coordination
The following statements reflect the general duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of this position.
- Provide direct care services to select clients including outreach, assessment, care planning, care coordination, and crisis intervention through monthly face to face visits and delivery of core services based on the child’s needs.
- Address the medical, social, developmental, behavioral, educational and financial needs of children and their families to achieve optimal healthy development for children.
- Strengthen link to providers and care settings by facilitating the arrangement of appointments, referral forms, transportations, reminders and follow-up.
- Meet the needs of children and youth while enhancing the family’s caregiving capabilities.
- Serves children by helping to ensure that they receive screening, diagnosis and/or treatment as recommended by a health care practitioner.
- Help ensure that children are raised in a healthy, safe, and nurturing environment.
- Identify ways to strengthen parent-child relationships.
- Collaborate with all providers working with the children to ensure that their needs are being met.
- Conduct the initial CANS-NY assessment and subsequent assessments to drive the plan of care.
- Establish a plan of care and a schedule of contacts with the family based on the child’s individual situation.
- Ensures that all necessary case notes and written reports in a timely, accurate and concise manner in accordance with established policies and procedures and time frames.
- Establish and maintain satisfactory relations with HH partners and other community Agency personnel as a cooperative venture on behalf of the clients.
- Maintain appropriate documents, records and statistics; write reports, as needed, in an organized, timely and accurate manner.
- Adhere to policy and procedures related to HIPAA, child abuse reporting, OMIG, and all other agency and funding sources.
- Performs other duties as directed and necessary.
- BSW or related Bachelor’s level degree and 3 years’ experience working with children with special needs or MSW or related Master’s level degree and 2 year experience working with children with special needs.
- A minimum of two (2) years of experience working with severely disabled populations.
- Ability to coordinate responsibilities.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills required.
- Working knowledge of computer software and electronic health record systems.
- Demonstrated competency in written, verbal and computational skills to present and document records in accordance with program standards.
- Demonstrated competency in development and implementation of the interdisciplinary planning process.
- Excellent interpersonal skills required.
- You must have the ability and willingness to regularly travel, in some instances with clients in Agency vehicles, to many locations using various modes of reliable and safe transportation.
- If working in Nassau or Suffolk Counties, a valid Tri-state (New York, New Jersey or Connecticut) driver's license is required.
- Full time, Monday through Friday, including evening hours.
- Schedule will vary depending on the families’ needs
SALARY: $36,400.0 - $40,003.60
MORE INFORMATION: This is a non- exempt position.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform a range of physical activities that are essential to the core work functions outlined
in this document.