Minimum Qualifications A bachelor's degree in a human services field, health administration, business or public administration or closely related field and four years of administrative or clinical experience in a health or behavioral health program, one year of which must have included supervisory experience with oversight responsibilities for a health-related or behavioral health-related program. A master's degree may substitute for an additional year of the general experience.
The preferred candidate would have experience in supervising and leading teams; experience with health and behavioral health services; familiarity with adult homes and services available under the Medicaid program; experience in housing and care management; experience working with older populations and/or populations with co-occurring needs; experience in managing and analyzing data; and experience reviewing health and/or behavioral health records.
This position requires visitation to hospitals and/or other health care settings and direct interaction with patients and patient care staff. Upon appointment, the candidate must be fully vaccinated or willing to become fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may not start working until two weeks after their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is seeking qualified candidates for the temporary, competitive position of Adult Home Project Coordinator, NS, to assist in the effective implementation of the Adult Home Settlement ensuring all remedy members have the opportunity to live in the community with needed supports. The Settlement requires the State to provide residents with serious mental illness living in certain adult homes in New York City (class members) with an opportunity to be assessed and to move to alternative community housing with support services if they wish to move and qualify. Implementation of the Settlement requires regular reporting to the court, counsel for the plaintiffs, and a court-appointed Independent Reviewer.
Under general direction of the Director of the Bureau of Community Integration, the incumbent will be part a leadership team that supports these contracted providers, who OMH relies upon to meet settlement requirements and to do so in a recovery-focused way. The incumbent will play a lead role in the orientation, training, and support for new contract staff in collaboration with their agency's leadership. Primary mechanisms for effectively managing these contracts include the hosting and facilitation of forums for contract staff to share best practices, to bring in subject matter experts/guest speakers, to support and empower staff to meet their deliverables consistent with a person-centered approach. Contract staff are required to document their efforts in a consistent way such that reports to the court can be easily generated. Technical assistance around how to document their efforts and to do so timely is a key component to the role. The OMH funds these contracted entities to meet many of the settlement deliverables including clinical assessments, medication education, peer bridger support and advocacy, intensive care management supports, as well as housing.
Duties to be performed will include, but not be limited to, the following: