Care Managers provide care management services to support Care Design New York’s (“CDNY”) model of care as well as Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (“OPWDD”) and New York State Department of Health’s (“NYSDOH”) regulatory requirements. The Care Manager assists individuals with intellectual and or developmental disabilities through the person-centered planning process to identify an individual’s short- and long-term goals and, priorities through developing, implementing, and monitoring person-centered service plans (Life Plans) using individuals health risk assessments and other clinical, social, and functional information to meet individual’s needs and preferences. Also, responsible for serving as the lead of the individual’s Interdisciplinary Team (“IDT”).
It is critical that the Care Manager understand and incorporate into their approach to their work the following driving forces behind CDNY’s organizational culture:
Travel is primarily local during the business day. Reliable transportation is needed, and a valid driver's license may be required depending on location.