Jewish Family Services of Western New York
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • 19.00-22.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

4+ weeks of PTO, 13+ Paid Holidays, Generous Health Insurance (IHA) plan, 401k, Life Insurance and LTD

JFSWNY is seeking a Health Home Specialist - Adults to work with our clients from the Ukrainian community.

  • Do you have a passion for working with individuals to help ensure that they receive comprehensive care coordination?
  • Do you have a case management background and the ability to work to resolve problems that may prevent access to needed medical services and advocate on behalf of clients?
  • Are you culturally sensitive in working with diverse populations?

If so, then this full-time position provides a unique and rewarding opportunity for you to make a difference in the lives of many.


In working with your clients, you'll be promoting client rights and access to social services, social security, mental health, and other support services. As part of the Care Manager Team, you'll manage all aspects of care for Health Home consumers. These responsibilities include tracking and arranging appointments, working in partnership with treatment providers, offering consumer advocacy and education, and coordinating other aspects of the consumer's community services.

Equally important are keeping accurate documentation, maintaining case notes, and completing (and monitoring!) all required forms. For this reason, you must not only have proficient communication skills but must also have excellent writing skills and attention to detail.


  • Requires knowledge of the Ukrainian language
  • Experience in care coordination with community-based client services or discharge planning desirable
  • Ability to effectively provide case management services, responding supportively, and with persistence, to client families
  • Familiarity with community linkage resources helpful
  • Willingness to work within the community and make home visits
  • Experience with electronic medical records a plus
  • Proficient verbal & written communication skills for interactions and for documentation
  • Familiarity with and appreciation of issues related to people with diverse cultures and languages


Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. For more than 150 years, JFS has been committed to providing high quality services to all in need in the interest of helping to "repair the world." Our services are guided by the essential connection between mental well-being, physical wellness, and positive self-worth. Our reputation is the result of our exceptional staff. This is why, in addition to offering competitive compensation and truly exceptional benefits, we are committed to providing a supportive, inclusive work environment in which all employees are able to contribute their best.


This starting wage for this position is between $20 - $22.50(midrange) per hour dependent on experience and language. We offer great benefits including 4+ weeks accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), plus 13 paid holidays, excellent health insurance options, 401k, and much more. Additionally, we have transitioned to a 35 hour work week with an early close on Fridays!

We are conveniently located at the Tri-Main Building at 2495 Main Street. Since this position requires work in the community, you must have a reliable vehicle, a clean driver's license and required liability insurance levels of 100/300K. If hired, you must produce evidence of having received the Covid-19 vaccination and undergo a DOH background check.

If this sounds like the growth opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today! Join our team and make a difference in your career and within the community!

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