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WNY Independent Living, Inc. Adult Behavioral Health HCBS & CORE Coor in New York

Western New York Region (Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Batavia). WNY Independent Living, Inc. Adult Behavioral Health HCBS & CORE Coordinator. 37.5 - 40 hours per week. M - F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION Supervise, develop and enhance the provision of Adult Behavioral Health Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) and Community Oriented Recovery and Empowerment (CORE) Services. SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Coordinate and maintain the day to day workflow for the provision of Adult Behavioral Health Home and Community Based services. 2. Coordinate the transition into CORE services including the mapping of workflows and drafting of procedural manuals. 3. Implement Independent Living (IL) philosophy, policies and procedures. 4. Communicate and work collaboratively with Western NY Independent Living (WNYIL) family of agencies to support coordinated service delivery. 5. Ensure WNYIL family of Agencies is following current CORE and BH HCBS implantation guidance from the State. 6. Lead efforts to further enhance and develop the array of HCBS & CORE services offered by the WNYIL Family of Agencies. 7. Ensure all referrals are assigned within 24 hours and followed up on within 48 hours. 8. Make appropriate referrals to CORE Services. 9. Ensure Eligibility of BH HCBS & CORE consumers. 10. Monitor units of service and authorization dates in accordance with contracted Medicaid Managed Care reimbursement policies. 11. Complete Billing Cycle Reviews as scheduled. Work with Accounting to reconcile claims. 12. Ensure all Units of Service for BH HCBS & CORE are accurately documented in WNYILs electronic consumer record (ECR) within two (2) business days of the date of service. 13. Review all service documentation to ensure quality and compliance. 14. Assist in the hiring of appropriate qualified staff. 15. Orient and train staff on needed skills to provide quality service and improve BH HCBS & CORE performance outcomes. 16. Coordinate with direct supervisors in each agency to provide supervision and coaching of HCBS/CORE specialists. 17. Contribute to the performance evaluations of staff who are providing HCBS/CORE services. 18. Coordinate and facilitate team meetings with BH HCBS & CORE staff from the family of agencies. EDUCATION & TRAINING The qualified applicant must be a Qualified Health Professionals in one of the following areas: Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW), Psychologist. Professional and life experience may be considered in lieu of, in full or part of academic credentials. KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE (if required) Must have four (4) yrs experience in addressing issues of behavioral health. Must have three (3) yrs supervisory experience. Closing Date: October 27, 2021 Cover Letter and Resume Required to: Tina Brown, CHRCO WNY Independent Living, Inc, 3108 Main St. Buffalo, N.Y. 14214