Housing Administration Specialist; Full-Time; Days
Company: Chestnut Health Systems
Posted on: August 5, 2019
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and
primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown
to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance
use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in
Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for
all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services
with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also
conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.
Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Housing
Administration Specialist for our Belleville, IL facility,
servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.
**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a
resume, complete the application, and answer all screening
Complete required data entry and paperwork in accordance with
program and agency policies and procedures, including but not
limited to preadmission information, progress notes and any other
funder requirements: Tenant opening to occur at the time of move-in
at the latest,
Progress notes and any other required data entry or paperwork
submitted within forty-eight hours of the delivery of the
Complete, maintain in working order and submit accurate and timely
documentation, as assigned, to meet HUD and other housing funder
requirements, including but not limited to HMIS Information, APRs
and other HUD chart documentation.
Conduct and complete applicant interviews and oversee
move-ins/move-outs; working in conjunction with facility,
purchasing, clinical staff, other housing and community support
supervisors to ensure a smooth transition; and to ensure all
required city and county registrations are submitted.
Ensure all applicable tenants are certified as eligible tenants and
re-certified as deemed necessary by governing policies and
practices. Including providing support to tenants and staff in
completing and acquiring required tenant documentation and all
required prior notifications of re-certifications.
Manage property management and tenant issues reaching successful
resolutions, including but not limited to tenant and/or landlord
complaints, monitoring non-payment of rent, distribution of notices
and/or establishing rent re-payment agreements as needed.
Provide services identified in treatment/recovery/safety plan that
are consumer driven and meet the program requirements, including
maintaining a minimum of assigned billable hours and/or dollar
amount for productivity.
Promote the recovery model of treatment including trauma-informed
care, hope, respect, empowerment, health/wellness and
spirituality/connectedness by assisting consumers with regaining
control over their own lives through self-directed recovery;
including utilizing recovery language in all applicable
Provide for referral, linkage and advocacy to recommended community
resources especially assisting consumers with obtaining/maintaining
Medicaid, other eligible benefits through managed Medicaid, Social
Security, and/or the Affordable Care act and any needed housing
Promote positive interactions within Chestnut and with the
community, especially with landlords, state of IL personnel,
referring agencies and resources for tenants, to sustain a
favorable program reputation.
Attend meetings and consumer staffings, participate in program
development activities and provide support and backup to other team
members as necessary, including: Attending and ensuring supporting
documentation of 100% of monthly, required Rule 132 supervision if
not a LPHA, and
Attending all mandatory Chestnut trainings and CEU requirements if
Maintain and protect confidentiality of all organizational
information gained in the course of performing job responsibilities
including, but limited to, financial and consumer information.
Provide other duties as assigned, required or specifically
negotiated with supervisor.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years'
social services, admissions, scheduling or screening potential
intakes of services experience.
Or a bachelor's degree in a helping profession or related
Position requires the ability to communicate effectively with
employees, consumers/potential consumers, support systems and other
Must demonstrate the ability to respond and communicate effectively
and calmly with conflict-related or emotional situations.
Good keyboarding skills required including preferred data entry
experience into a variety of databases including an electronic
health record (EHR) or electronic billing system.
General knowledge of standard office procedures and use of office
equipment (i.e., filing (paper and electronic), basic word
processing and the ability to operate copier, fax and scanning
Must have a valid driver's license, private automobile insurance
and be insurable.
Satisfactory completion of Chestnut's background checking
This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and
benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and
disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match,
generous paid time off benefits, and more.
***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to
Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with
EOE - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled
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