Medicaid Service Coordinator

Little Flower Children & Family Services is seeking a per-diem Medicaid Service Coordinator for both our Wading River and Jamaica, Queens locations.

General Statement of Duties:

The Medicaid Service Coordinator ensures that the supports and services identified as part of the individualized Services Plan are met and maintained.  Advocates for the consumers they serve and ensure that accurate and current records are maintained.

Distinguishing Features of the Class:

This position is responsible for acting as a direct link and advocate between the consumer and their services and supports.

Illustrative Example of Work:

  • Ensures completion of all waiver enrollment documents and maintain waiver eligibility.
  • Works with individual and their family and/or advocate to develop and maintain an annual individualized service plan (ISP).  This services plan is to be reviewed on a 6-mongh basis.  The review of the ISP must be completed in person with the individual and the circle of support.
  • Visits with individual on a minimum of three times a calendar year and documents the visit.  One of the face to face visits must be completed at the individual’s home.  The purpose of this visit is to discuss the services and supports being provided to the individual and ensures that these supports and services are meeting their needs and desires.
  • Actively seeks and obtains services and supports desired by the individual.  Ensures documentation of this activity is completed in the Medicaid Service Coordination Monthly Notes.
  • Ensures completion of Monthly Service Coordination Notes by the 10th of the following month.  All notes must contain the following information: the consumer’s name, date, description of what happened at meetings, documentation of significant events, information about satisfaction/dissatisfaction of services and supports, health and safety concerns, documentation (every six months) of ISP review, Medicaid Service Coordinator’s signature and titel.
  • Ensures completion of the Annual Level of Care (LOC) by the 365th day.
  • Maintains a case file of the individual, which contains updated documentation, such as ISP, MSC Monthly Notes, Annual Physical, LOC, Evaluations, etc.
  • Respond to emergencies after regular business holidays, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:

A Master’s degree in a health or human services field with no additional experience preferred; or a Bachelor’s degree in a health or human services field plus one year experience working with people with developmental disabilities; or one year experience as a case manager with any population required.

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