Bilingual Consumer Directed Coordinator
Do you want to support chronically ill or physically disabled individuals get the services they need to live at home? The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) provides services to individuals that want to live at home but need skilled nursing services and/or help performing everyday tasks. As a Bilingual CDPAP Coordinator you will assist individuals to start their own program so individuals can hire, train and supervise their own Personal Assistant(s).
The successful candidate will be expected to:
- Meet with participants and their potential employees in the participant’s home to explain the program;
- Obtain signed required documents from participants outlining the rules and regulations of the program;
- Train and review employment packet with participants and their employees while tracking paperwork;
- Monitor and document participant’s ability to manage their services and provide additional trainings as needed; and
- Answer telephone inquiries and/or conflict calls.
RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage.
Who may be considered:
Fluency and high-proficiency (reading, writing, speaking) in Spanish is highly preferred for this position.
Two (2) years of experience working in the Human Services field or relatable work experience is required.
Successful candidates will have a knowledge and understanding of Medicaid along with excellent written and verbal communication skills. A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel is required.
An Associate’s Degree is preferred; a High School Diploma is required.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Utica, NY
A hard copy of your resume and cover letter may also be forwarded to: RCIL, P.O. Box 210, Utica, NY 13503-0210, Attention: Recruitment.
It is the policy of RCIL to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or accommodations to fully participate in the interview process, please contact the HR Recruiter at 315-797-4642. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a person’s disability.
RCIL promotes a scent/chemical free environment. To support this effort, we ask that all applicants refrain from wearing scented products while in the office.
RCIL is an equal opportunity employer. All persons—including people with disabilities; elders; women; and people of racial and ethnic minority—are encouraged to apply.
It is RCIL’s policy and agency standard that all employees participate in advocacy for Civil Rights and Agency activities. Apply today to make a difference!