Posted on August 9, 2016
To support the Healthcare Coordinator for the new Healthcare Coordination Program which seeks to raise the health status of their supportive housing tenants by improving the agency’s competency in managing their health-related concerns and elevating the quality of healthcare that they receive. The Healthcare Coordinator provides education on basic health maintenance and illness prevention to tenants and Jericho staff who interact with tenants daily. And, most importantly, the Coordinator will see to the immediate medical needs of the residents with the purpose of positively affecting their overall long-term health. While not providing primary care, through this position the Coordinator will help to alleviate clients’ unnecessary and costly trips to emergency rooms and create prevention regimens for tenants that will increase their chances of becoming healthier and staying well longer.