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Article Title: Health Home Coordinator

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Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties for over 50 years, is recruiting for two Health Home Coordinator in its Family Enrichment Services (FES) Department.  This position will be based in the Dover-Foxcroft and Bangor areas dependent on needs of the program and requires travel.  There is one full-time opening as well as one part-time position with the potential of full-time.  The Health Home Coordinator will provide care coordination/case management to children who have a DHHS approved MH or Intellectual Disabilities Diagnosis.  In the BHHO model, you will participate in a team-based approach to care, by working in collaboration with Clinical Team Leader, Family/Youth Support, Nurse Care Manager, and 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/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 Service, 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 reliable transportation and valid State of Maine driver’s license in good standing, and reliable, insured transportation. 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 disqualifying criminal record or motor vehicle record as outlined in current contract provisions.

An application form and job description are available from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04402; Tel: 973-3500; TDD: 973-3520, from the Penquis offices in Dover-Foxcroft, Rockland and Lincoln or you may apply online at www.penquis.org.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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.

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