Job Details

Paralegal – Temporary Ovs/voca Elder Abuse Intervention And Multidisciplinary Team Coordinator

Company name

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Nov 13, 2020

Posted on

Jul 31, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 26924 to 33542 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Amsterdam, NY, United States

Employment Type

Contract, Full-time


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Paralegal – Temporary OVS/VOCA Elder Abuse Intervention and Multidisciplinary Team Coordinator
Responsibilities: The E-MDT Coordinator is the designated leader of the E-MDT, responsible for administrative and clinical operations of the teams in their designated counties: Fulton, Montgomery, Schoharie, Hamilton, Saratoga, Washington, and Warren. The core roles and functions of the Coordinator are varied and complex, and include but are not limited to the following: Comply with all relevant contract requirements, including those related to record keeping, data collection, and reporting. Develop and launch E-MDTs. Engage key stakeholders for E-MDTs. Engage Core and Liaison Members for E-MDTs. Undertake and enforce mandatory confidentiality agreements for all E-MDT members and guests. Coordinate and facilitate E-MDT meetings. Facilitate the establishment and implementation of E-MDT procedures and ground rules. Facilitate education and training for the E-MDT members on this Initiative. Provide clinical case consultations with professionals and/or link professionals with Specialty Services. Ensure the E-MDT utilizes a standardized procedure for case eligibility. Find, identify, and vet case referrals and new complex cases of elder abuse for presentation and E-MDT meetings. Triage cases for E-MDT meetings; and Coordinate the team’s assessment of risk for each new case presented.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: At least 2 years prior experience as a legal secretary or paralegal required. Must be willing to learn case management program and grant reporting requirements, forms and reporting tools. Must have strong computer skills and experience in utilizing spreadsheets, performing data entry, reporting and running reports in databases. Preference for experience in managing a data base or other reporting systems and being responsible for producing accurate reports. Must be responsible, reliable, punctual, flexible, intelligent, detail oriented, careful, well organized, able to prioritize and think independently, and understand and apply a wide variety of policies and rules. Must be able to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. Must have strong communications skills and sensitivity to low-income and marginalized populations, such as LGBTQ persons, domestic violence survivors, disabled individuals, and people of color. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and type 45 WPM. Must have vehicle and clean drivers’ license and must be willing to travel as needed primarily in the 7 counties served by the E-MDT Initiative. Excellent computer, research, and writing skills required. Prior experience victims of abuse or other crimes or relevant experience. Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York.
170 Riverfront Center
Amsterdam, NY 12010

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