Employment

Catholic Charities of Oswego County is a human services agency, dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice.  Catholic Charities believes that all people have infinite value and are worthy of dignity and respect, and above all, is committed to creating hope and transforming lives.

If interested in applying for a position please fill out an employment application and send in with resume to: Catholic Charities, 808 West Broadway, Fulton, NY  13069 Attn: Director of Operations. If you have any questions please email Pam Peeling at ppeeling@ccoswego.com

Parent Educator

Full Time 35 hrs per week

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with 3 or more years working with children and adults.
  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word.

DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • Teach parenting skills to reduce risk and prevent placement or work towards reunification of families involved in the foster care system.
  • Develop goals with the family, based on the individual needs of the family.
  • Meet weekly with each family for a minimum of one hour per week and a maximum of eight hours per week.
  • Thoroughly document each contact into a state-wide system, within 48 hours of the contact.
  • Conduct ongoing safety assessments and service plan reviews with the family.
  • Review goal progress and status every 90 days with the family and document any and all concerns pertaining to the goals and overall child well-being.
  • Assist and perform other duties as assigned and as are applicable to the position.

Children’s Health Home Care Manager

Full-time 35 hours per week

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in listed field OR NYS teacher’s certificate for which a bachelor’s degree is required; OR NYS licensure and registration as a Registered Nurse and a bachelor’s degree with four years’ experience either: providing direct service to mentally disabled members: or linking mentally disabled members to a broad range of services essential to successfully living in a community setting OR a bachelor’s level education or higher in any field with 5 years of experience working directly with persons with behavioral health diagnosis OR a credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).

Listed field: child & family studies, community mental health, counseling, education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, recreation, recreation therapy, rehabilitation, social work, sociology, or speech and hearing

A master’s degree can be substituted for 2 years of experience.

  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills, responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word.

DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • The Care Manager provides outreach, enrollment, assessment, documentation and transitional services for children presumed to meet eligibility requirements of NYS Children’s Health Home program.
  • Document all case activity, including outreach, consent development and assessment, plan development, client progress and transition arrangements.
  • Provide comprehensive assessments and reassessments of youth, and enter documentation that confirms eligibility and identifies areas requiring supportive services.
  • Work with children, families and service providers to develop a comprehensive, family driven, youth guided Plan of Health Care.
  • Inventory and coordinate existing services relevant to the Plan of Care, identifying and securing additional services as appropriate.
  • Provide education to family and child concerning the nature and desired effect of services, along with information concerning conditions being treated.
  • Assist families and children in the acquisition and maintenance of public benefits e.g., financial, educational, social and community services.
  • Provide Health Home services for children with medium and high acuity needs, including at least two services per month, with at least one of those conducted face to face.
  • Assure responsible transition of client service into and out of Health Home care, between child and adult health homes and between inpatient and community care as appropriate.
  • Participate in mandatory and optional training, including but not limited to: CANS-NY administration; family driven, youth guided, trauma informed care; IT, LGBT, safety in community work and meeting management.
  • Actively participate in regular supervision meetings with direct supervisor.
  • Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.

Health Home Care Manager

Full time 35 hrs

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in listed field OR NYS teacher’s certificate for which a bachelor’s degree is required; OR NYS licensure and registration as a Registered Nurse and a bachelor’s degree with four years’ experience either: providing direct service to mentally disabled members: or linking mentally disabled members to a broad range of services essential to successfully living in a community setting OR a bachelor’s level education or higher in any field with 5 years of experience working directly with persons with behavioral health diagnosis OR a credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).

Listed field: child & family studies, community mental health, counseling, education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, recreation, recreation therapy, rehabilitation, social work, sociology, or speech and hearing

A master’s degree can be substituted for 2 years of experience.

  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills, responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word.

DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive assessment and reassessment of clients as needed inclusive of medical, behavioral, rehabilitation, social service and long term care needs.
  • Identify eligible clients by working with case workers in the agency and community. Educate providers on eligibility criteria and work with lead health home to determine eligibility.
  • Complete and/or revise as needed patient centered plan of care.
  • Prepare client crisis intervention plan and participate in its execution as needed.
  • Ensure the delivery of all aspects of care coordination including work with service providers and health plans to provide necessary care for clients.
  • Advocate for services and assist with scheduling of medical services, monitor and support attendance at these services.
  • Ensure the provisions of comprehensive transitional care including family members in client’s plan of care when appropriate and serving as a resource to client and family members regarding patient and community programs.
  • Refer clients and family members as needed to appropriate community supporters and help connect to those services.
  • Complete all required documentation in timely and thorough manner.
  • Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities of Oswego County policies and procedures.
  • Assist and perform other duties as assigned and as are applicable to the position.
  • Must have valid NYS Driver’s License, an acceptable driving record and adequate insurance.

Recovery Coordinator

Full-time 35 hours per week

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in listed field OR NYS teacher’s certificate for which a bachelor’s degree is required; OR NYS licensure and registration as a Registered Nurse and a bachelor’s degree with two years’ experience either: providing direct service to mentally disabled members: or linking mentally disabled members to a broad range of services essential to successfully living in a community setting OR a bachelor’s level education or higher in any field with 5 years of experience working directly with persons with behavioral health diagnosis OR a credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).
  • Listed field: child & family studies, community mental health, counseling, education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, recreation, recreation therapy, rehabilitation, social work, sociology, or speech and hearing; or other human services field
  • A Master’s degree in one of the qualifying education fields can be substituted for up to 1 year of experience.
  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, creative problem solving, negotiation, and organizational skills.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word. Ability to navigate and utilize multiple Electronic Medical Records (EMRs)

 

DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive assessment and reassessment of HARP members as needed inclusive of medical, behavioral, rehabilitation, social service, long term care needs and home and community based services.
  • Educate HARP Members on benefits of Health Homes Services and BH HCBS.
  • Engage in person-centered plan of care discussions, with HARP members to identify recovery goals and the BH HCBS that will help member achieve goals.
  • Initiate referrals
  • Develop integrated BH HCBS Plans of Care
  • Collaborate with Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) to identify HARP members in need of services and provide appropriate follow up of the member.
  • Assist and perform other duties as assigned and as are applicable to the position.

Drop-in Mentor

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree with 1 year experience in human services, behavioral health, recreation or similar field
  • OR high school diploma with 3 years’ experience in human services, behavioral health, recreation or similar field
  • CASAC or Peer Certification a plus

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitating adult mental health psycho-social Drop-in center
  • Engaging individuals that attend and encouraging them to interact with other participants
  • Role modeling social behaviors and interactions
  • Linkage to and systems navigation within behavioral health and allied human services systems to access appropriate care
  • Assist selecting and utilizing the things that bring a sense of passion, purpose and meaning into his/her life and coaching the person as they identify barriers to engaging in these activities
  • Assist individuals to help connect to natural supports that enhance the quality and security of life
  • Connections to self-help groups in the community
  • Maintain up to date program documentation ie: client list, client files, reporting statistical information to appropriate supervisor, calendars
  • Assist and perform other duties as assigned and as are applicable to the position.

Part Time Positions:

Transportation Aide

Part time 25 hours M-F 2p – 7p

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • At least 18 years old with High School Diploma or equivalency.
  • Experience working with children and families a plus
  • Effective communication (oral and written),
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and capable of handling multiple task
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word.

DUTIES and Responsibilities

  • To transport adults and children to and from appointments, school, etc.
  • Assist and perform other duties as assigned and as are applicable to the position.

ADDITIONAL EXPECTATIONS

  • Must have valid NYS Driver’s License, an acceptable driving record and adequate insurance.
  • Use of personal vehicle