THE NEIGHBORHOOD SELF HELP BY OLDER PERSONS PROJECT, INC.
975 KELLY STREET, SUITE 401
BRONX, NEW YORK 10459-3477
Tel: (718) 542-0006 Fax: (718) 542-0944
Lafayette Estates NORC Healthcare Coordinator Full Time / 35 hours
Neighborhood Self Help by Older Persons Project (SHOPP) is a non-profit social services agency founded in 1980 serving minority older adults throughout the Bronx. SHOPP’s mission is based on the philosophy of self-help. We believe that older people are capable of helping themselves and helping others improve their capacity to deal with the physical, emotional, social, and financial challenges they face as they age.
SHOPP has several service programs in the Bronx that includes Community Care Network Program; VIP Elder Abuse Program and Crime Victims; NY Connects of the Bronx; Casa Boricua, Leon, Guess and Soundview Older Adult Centers; Case Management & Friendly Visiting Program; Caregivers Program and Lafayette Estates NORC Program.
SHOPP’s staff must be prepared to utilize the agency’s philosophy of self-help and mutual assistance to enable participants to gain and express positive, psychological, and social well-being as an outcome of their involvement in SHOPP programs. SHOPP participants are provided with opportunities to: access benefits and entitlements; serve as volunteers; join planning and support groups; take advantage of training programs, participate in nutritional, educational, recreational and health promotion activities; and participate in community service and leadership development.
The Lafayette Estates NORC Healthcare Coordinator is responsible for the management and direct services of the healthcare management component of NORC program to meet the unique needs of older individuals who have immediate and on-going healthcare needs including healthcare consultations, coordination and assisting participants with managing chronic conditions and obtaining appropriate healthcare. Healthcare Coordinator reports directly to the Program Director.
Qualifications & Duties: The position requires a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from an accredited school with a current registered New York State license and experience in a community health setting. Knowledge of and experience with older adults is preferred as well as clinical experience in community health services. Bi-lingual fluency in Spanish is preferred.
Healthcare Coordinator will provide healthcare management to NORC participants which include:
To apply for this position, email your resume and cover letter to:
firstname.lastname@example.org ATTN: Diana Delgado, Neighborhood SHOPP
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