Intake Worker

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-670936
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 29, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

 

 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

To coordinate intake/admissions process for each minor that enters our program. The Intake Worker will coordinate the initial program orientation, preparation of materials & supervision of minors and documentation needed during the Intake Admissions Process.

HOURS PER WEEK: Non-Exempt.

Full time, hours vary. Must be flexible to meet program needs.

FUNCTIONS:

  • Review & confirm names of youth entering program and admit them as they arrive to our facility
  • Confirm the number and names of youth expected in admissions daily
  • Perform initial intake assessment and interpret results providing recommendations and information to all departments regarding any important information provided by minor.
  • Evaluate any immediate safety concerns for minor and/or agency upon minor admissions:
    • Assure all property inventory is collected, documented & placed in safe
    • Assure all paperwork is collected upon admission
    • Collect and confirm all foster parents placements with the Homefinding department
    • Facilitate Welcome & Intake Orientation and conduct a mini tour of site
  • Assemble Placement Authorization and Medical Authorization form information and ensure brochures are complete with minor demographics and provided to foster parents
  • Serve as liaison for Home Finding for foster parents during Intake Admissions providing them with documents and mini reminder orientation of their responsibilities
  • Report intake completion daily
  • Attend required training.
  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily. The essential job functions as described, herein, dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by your immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Responds in a positive and respectful manner to diversity, among the agency’s service population and staff.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Word processing: Including responding to e-mails, composing letters, completing computerized documentation, transcribing minutes for meetings, etc.: This involves sitting at a computer for several hours.
  • Lifting of Agency file books - weighing approximately 6-8 lbs. File in them as needed, including sorting paperwork, hole punching, opening and closing of binder rings. As needed.
  • Completing paperwork -Such as copying, stapling as needed.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to travel to different locations.
  • Walk up/down stairs as needed.

 

 

Experience and Skills:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree preferred
  • High school diploma required
  • Experience working in a busy human services office- strongly preferred.
  • Bilingual in English-Spanish required. All agency documents and records are in English, so English writing proficiency required. Position itself requires Spanish speaking, writing, and reading proficiency.
  • Ability to work well with people from many cultures including recent immigrants, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ children.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Familiarity with OCFS, OPWDD, OMH, and other relevant municipal and state agencies
  • Competency to make imperative decisions
  • Ability to travel to other agency locations as required

Benefits

As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing