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Care Coordinator/Case Management

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties for over 50 years, is recruiting for a part time (24 hours/week; benefits eligible) with potential for full time Health Home Coordinator in its Family Enrichment Services Department. This position will be based in the Dover-Foxcroft and Bangor areas depending on the needs of the program and will require travel through these areas. 

Location: Bangor, Maine

The Health Home Coordinator will provide care coordination/case management to children who have a DHHS approved mental health or intellectual disabilities diagnosis.  In the BHHO model, you will participate in a team-based approach to care, by working in collaboration with a Clinical Team Leader, Family/Youth Support, Nurse Care Manager, Psychiatric and Medical Consultants. As a Health Home Coordinator, you will work with children and their families to address behavioral health needs, as well as integrating physical health and medical needs. You will work with a diverse population of families.  Candidate should possess excellent communication, interpersonal skills, documentation skills and the ability to multitask.

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Work, Child Development, Human Services, or related field. Previous experience working with children or adolescents with disabilities or case management experience preferred.  Experience with MS Word and Excel required.  Must have a valid State of Maine driver’s license in good standing, and reliable, insured transportation.

The starting rate of pay for the Health Home Coordinator position is $19.55 per hour.  Penquis offers paid training, mileage reimbursement and an excellent benefits package.

Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have background check results that are satisfactory to Penquis and indicate no previous or current record of involvement with child abuse, neglect or exploitation and no other disqualifying background as outlined in current contract provisions.

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages, and opportunities for educational advancement, certification, and coursework. For more information email: employment@penquis.org  or call 207-973-3500 (TDD: 207-973-3520).

 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Penquis complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations concerning employees, including those pertaining to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.  This includes rules associated with the State of Maine healthcare mandate as well as U.S. DHHS rules requiring vaccinations within our Head Start programs.  It is the expectation that all Penquis employees will adhere to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a tobacco and smoke-free workplace. #HP

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