To ensure that community inclusion is built into the service plan and that activities are geared towards the person's interests and needs. The Medicaid Service Coordinator must work with families, friends, community members and service providers: (a) to ensure that community inclusion is pursued in accordance with the ISP, and (b) to discover new, meaningful community experiences that will enrich the person's life and (c) ensure that choice of services and providers has been provided
Objectives and focus of every Medicaid Service Coordinator in every instance should be the same. Medicaid Service Coordinators must always:
• Help the person with developmental disabilities make informed choices,
• Continually focus on the aspirations of the person with developmental disabilities and assist that person to reach his or her personal goals,
• Promote self-advocacy and informed choice,
• Take all reasonable steps to ensure the health and safety of the person with developmental disabilities,
• Promote self-determination, community inclusion
• Make the satisfaction of the person with developmental disabilities a priority.
MSCs must meet all of the following minimum educational, experiential, training and other requirements.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and email.
• Flexibility to meet with families at their convenience.
MSCs must possess the following minimum education:
• An associate's degree in a health or human services field (Sociology, Psychology, OT, PT, Education etc ) from an accredited college or university or a degree in nursing as a Registered Nurse (RN).
• An individual with credits toward a bachelor's degree may meet this educational requirement by providing a letter from his or her college verifying that he/she has completed course work equivalent to an associate's degree both in the total number of credits received and the number of credits earned in a health or human services field. An associate's degree is usually equal to 60 credits.
• An individual with an associate's degree or a bachelor's degree or who has a minimum of 60 credits toward a bachelor's degree in a field other than health or human services may meet this educational requirement if a minimum of 20 of his/her college credits are in health and human services. The vendor agency should review the individual's college transcript to verify that the educational requirements have been met and retain this documentation.
• Trinity Assistance allow service coordination training to carry over from another MSC vendor that the Medicaid Service Coordinator was employed by if there was no significant break (i.e. no more than a few months) in employment as a Medicaid Service Coordinator. In these cases, the MSC vendor should have formal documentation from the prior MSC vendor agency that the Medicaid Service Coordinator completed the training hours that will be carried over.
MSC must meet minimum experiential level:
At a minimum, MSCs must possess the following experience:
• One year experience working with people with developmental disabilities, or
• One year experience as a Medicaid Service Coordinator/case manager with any population.
Documentation that the Medicaid Service Coordinator meets the minimum educational and experiential requirements must be retained for review by OPWDD and other applicable entities.
* Hours pertaining to this job are flexible. Medicaid Service Coordinators are not required to be in the office 9-5. They must be available to family needs for meetings, and be in office for 10-15 hours per week***
Send your resume via email(A cover letter can be entered next.)
Using the employer's application(You will be sent to their website.)
Please send resume via Fast Apply link above, attention to Jennifer McCormick, MSC Supervisor
Fax: (585) 861-6817
Questions? (585) 315-6447