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Care Coordinator

Hours Per Week: 
40 hrs/wk, Two (2) Regular full-time positions available
Salary: 
$50,423 to $53,642 per year DOQ
Timeline: 
Position will remain open until filled.

Join our dynamic team!  Would you like to work on a small, dedicated team that makes a big impact in the community?  Are you passionate about partnering with individuals, families, and community agencies to break-down barriers and improve outcomes?  Do you want to work for an organization that promotes a healthy work-life balance?  We are looking for Care Coordinators who will be responsible for responding to needs presented by individuals and families who have been seen by our Mental Health and Substance Use Connections Team. Care Coordinators are key in assisting individuals and families in navigating and understanding the behavioral health system and connecting with appropriate services. 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, public health, human services, or other human service related field.
  • A minimum of two years of experience working in the behavioral health field.
  • A minimum of one year of experience working as a client navigator, or in care coordination/case management position in a behavioral health setting.
  • Written and oral fluency in English and Spanish language is desired.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Links individuals and families with initial assessment providers via a warm hand-off.
  • Answers client/family questions and addresses concerns, provides educational materials and other information; and provides guidance in assessing options and making decisions.
  • Utilizes information and referral resources and knowledge in order to research possible options for services, support and treatment and works with client/family in the selection of options and determination of next steps.
  • Utilizes crisis intervention model to respond to clients in crisis and connects clients to appropriate crisis interventions.
  • Assists client/family in navigating complex systems to reduce barriers to improved mental, social, family, and physical functioning.  May include service-planning, advocacy, research, working with others in client's treatment system, monitoring, follow-up, etc.

How to Apply

  • Provide a cover letter that details your professional experiences and how your qualifications align with this position.  Applicants who do not provide a cover letter will not be considered.
  • Submit your cover letter and resume to Search Coordinator,
    • Mail: Health District of Northern Larimer County, 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80524 (Attn: Search Coordinator)
    • Fax: 970-221-7165 (Attn: Search Coordinator)
    • Email to searchcoordinator@healthdistrict.org.

Join our organization and help us accomplish our goals and make a meaningful impact in our community!

Why work for us

  • Our mission is to enhance the health of our community and to achieve this we provide health services that address unmet needs and opportunities in our community.
  • We demonstrate dignity and respect for all people and focus on our employees, clients and community.
  • Employees are encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge that result in successful performance in their roles/positions.
  • We are committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The Health District does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. Employment decisions at the Health District will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.
  • The Health District provides comprehensive benefits, including (100% or prorated portion) of the cost of medical, dental, low cost vision, 401(a) and optional 457(b) retirement plans, 11 holiday, generous flexible paid time off, and employee wellness and recognition activities.

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