Bilingual Children's Care Coordinator
Company: Long Island FQHC
Posted on: June 9, 2021
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
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.
MISSION: To increase access to comprehensive primary and
preventive health care and to improve the health status of the
community, especially for the underserved and vulnerable in a
financially responsible manner
JOB TITLE: Childrens Care Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Manager of Childrens 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
- 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
- Help ensure that children are raised in a healthy, safe, and
- 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
- 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
- A minimum of two (2) years of experience working with severely
- Ability to coordinate responsibilities.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Working knowledge of computer software and electronic health
- Demonstrated competency in written, verbal and computational
skills to present and document records in accordance with program
- 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
- If working in Nassau or Suffolk Counties, a valid Tri-state
(New York, New Jersey or Connecticut) driver's license is
- 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
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
Keywords: Long Island FQHC, Hempstead , Bilingual Children's Care Coordinator, Other , Hempstead, New York
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