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Care Coordinator

Accord

Saint Paul, minnesota


Job Details

Full-time

6/10/2024


Full Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people who have disabilities? At ACCORD, we are looking for Care Coordinator to work with our clients residing in the Twin Cities.

Our Care Coordinators provide care coordination and case management services to individuals of all ages with disabilities, mental health conditions, or terminal illness. Using person-centered practices, they coordinate services for individuals with disabilities among different health and social service professionals and across settings of care.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Interact professionally with interdisciplinary team members including the person supported, family caregivers and guardians, employers, case managers, community providers, and other involved stakeholders.
  • Meet remotely and face-to-face and with individuals and their support teams to assess physical and mental wellness, needs, preferences, and abilities; apply information to develop tailored treatment plans.
  • Integrate and improve the coordination of care by:
    • Ensuring optimal health status and decreasing the rate of health decline.
    • Providing social or community support systems.
    • Promoting a safe environment.
    • Reducing or, if possible, eliminating the impact of behavioral health issues.
    • Encouraging self-reliance.
  • When needed, provide case management services to assess, plan, facilitate and advocate for options and services to meet an individual’s health needs, through communication and available resources to promote high-quality, cost-effective health outcomes.
  • Advocate for individuals, including awareness of and sensitivity to culturally appropriate care.
  • Apply ethical practice principles such as respect for the autonomy, dignity, privacy and rights of the individual.
  • Promote collaborative, proactive, and person-focused relationships.
  • Provide timely and beneficial services that promote quality and cost-effective health outcomes.
  • Manage a flexible caseload of up to 80 people.

Compensation:

Starting at 50k-60k (Based on experience)

Requirements

Education:

  • Care coordinators are required to be Qualified Professionals (defined in Minnesota as a licensed social worker, mental health professional, registered nurse, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, public health nurse or physician).

Skills & Experience:

  • Position requires a minimum of 2 years of work experience in the field of social services, preferably working with older adults and/or people living with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of health, social services, and funding sources that support individuals.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient with technology and demonstrated ability to manage multiple computer systems.

Benefits

Competitive wage and benefit package with PTO, 9 paid holidays, health, dental, vision, and life insurance, NO COST short & long-term disability insurance, retirement savings plan options, employee wellness program, tuition assistance program, career advancement, mileage reimbursement for providing direct services, a positive, friendly work environment and much more.

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