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Travel Case Manager Nurse Job Brooklyn, NY


Posted by Tandym Health
Employer Tandym Group
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Job Description

A nonprofit organization in New York City is looking to fill an immediate need with the addition of a new Case Manager to their Transitional Housing team in Brooklyn. Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, the Case Manager will be responsible for providing case management services to people experiencing homelessness, some with mental illness and/or substance use disorders, in order to assist the individual in the transition to permanent housing.  


The Case Manager will:

  • Provide direct services to a caseload of approximately 15 clients, including conducting necessary assessments, benefits assistance, and other services necessary to support the client in achieving housing and recovery goals 
  • Conduct psychosocial evaluations  
  • Connect clients to psychiatric services, medical treatment and substance use treatment facilities when applicable  
  • Obtain identification, public benefits, and other applicable income sources for clients  
  • Meet weekly with clients to assess needs, encourage harm reduction, and develop service plans  
  • Prepare all documentation for housing applications 
  • Assist and counsel clients in the process of obtaining permanent housing  
  • Maintain record keeping in compliance with agency standards as well as those of City and State agencies  
  • Intervene in crisis situations; escort clients to appointments, when needed  
  • Provide assistance with self-administration of medication consistent with the organization's policies and procedures 
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned  
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Computer savvy
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficient (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized
Desired Skills:
  • 2+ years of experience working with Homeless adults and Substance Abuse issues
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)
  • Experience with Harm Reduction and Motivational Interviewing techniques