AmeriHealth Caritas Coordinator Employment Long-Term Services & Support in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Coordinator Employment Long-Term Services & Support

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Telecommuter?: Yes

ID**: 14481

Job Brief

This position is responsible for providing eligible participants with the services they need to obtain and maintain suitable employment

Your career starts now. We’re looking for the next generation of health care leaders.

At AmeriHealth Caritas, we’re passionate about helping people get care, stay well and build healthy communities. As one of the nation's leaders in health care solutions, we offer our associates the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people through our national footprint of products, services and award-winning programs. AmeriHealth Caritas is seeking talented, passionate individuals to join our team. Together we can build healthier communities. If you want to make a difference, we’d like to hear from you.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience. We deliver comprehensive, outcomes-driven care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Discover more about us at www.amerihealthcaritas.com .

Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for providing eligible participants with the services they need to obtain and maintain suitable employment. They conduct labor market research that often requires consideration of diverse state, regional and local employment laws and regulations. These individuals identify barriers to employment for participants who are ready to work, address barriers to job readiness training, recommend solutions for areas in need of improvement and coordinate the implementation of State Employment Coordination policies.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Work in conjunction with the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation to assist Participants who express interest in being employed

  • Develops and coordinates job readiness and placement activities

  • Develops and maintains employer partnerships to assist in the successful placement of Veterans

  • Conducts marketing and outreach activities

  • Assist individuals with disabilities in obtaining employment (e.g., resume development, interview skills and job search strategies) Partner with available agencies who provide these services

  • Develop workforce innovations and initiatives that improve the recruitment, retention and skills of direct care workers

  • Collect and publish aggregate data on Participant employment outcomes for all participants who work. .

  • Research possible barriers or risks to an individual’s rehabilitation and implement plan of service to address barriers

  • Research labor market trends

  • Research federal and state rehabilitation laws, rules, regulations and guidelines related to employment

  • Access appropriate resources to assist an individual with rehabilitation goals

Education/Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent work experience.Experience in identifying possible barriers and risks to an individual’s rehabilitation (e.g., financial, learning disabilities and transportation issues).

  • Expertise in using Labor market information and identifying occupational trends (e.g., national, local and hidden job market).

  • 3-5 years performing tasks described in job content description.

  • Expertise in working with support services and resources within the community (e.g., Veteran Service Organizations, colleges or universities and mental health services)

  • Occupational Tools (e.g., Occupational information Network (O*NET), Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) and Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH))

  • Job development and placement strategies

  • Strong familiarity with Federal and state rehabilitation laws, rules, regulations and guidelines, as well as SPA networks and systems (e.g., Benefits Delivery Networks, compensation and Pension networks, etc.)

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled