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Local Chapters Division This Chapter is actively seeking new leadership! If interested, please email Marie Bartolotti, Program & Engagement Manager at mbartolotti@iawomen.com and CC localchaptersoffice@iawomen.com. Thank you!
  • Mar 19, 2019
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    Sandra Barroso Hello Ladies, I'm in the construction industry. My business is about consulting and helping local contractors on how to create and submit their construction documentations to the big developers. I just launched this business last month. I service the New Jersey and New York area. If you any landscapers, Contractors that can't keep up with their paperwork and feel that they are drowning. Send them my way. They can reach me at BESAconstructionconsult18@gmail.com
  • Oct 05, 2018
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    Nicole Rodriguez
  • Mar 08, 2018
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    Eastern Region Assistant Join us on March 5 from 6–8PM at the Benjamin Hotel in NYC, where we will be hosting the after-work seminar and networking event Empowered Career Path: Learn to Be the #LadyBoss on YOUR Road to Career Success. At this exciting event we will be networking, sampling some great wine and hearing from Emily Kapit of Refresh Your Step, who will lead an interactive seminar helping you to create your career path. Please visit our New York City Chapter page for additional information and registration details.
  • Feb 22, 2018
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    Mary Grace Russi Activity Wall Mary Grace Russi We at A1 Water Conditioning, Softening and Solutions think this is important to share with our fellow members : Report released recently by an environmental group revealed several towns ... – Lyndhurst, Elmwood Park, Garfield, Wallington and Bloomfield – had harmful pollutants in their water supply. Click Here for more info on this MAJOR WATER ISSUE CLICK : https://a1waterconditioningandsolutions.com/
  • Sep 20, 2017
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    Sangeeta Badlani Join us in our voice to end distracted and reckless driving at the STOP For NIkhil 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, September 17th at West Orange High School. You can register at www.stopfornikhil.org.
  • Aug 31, 2017

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    We provide women with the connections, knowledge and services to thrive in an interconnected world. Members access online and in-person opportunities tailored to help them achieve their goals.


    Locally, you can network with a diverse group of women, helping you to achieve great success in your endeavors. Promote your brand, identify new career opportunities and build lasting relationships at monthly meetings and events.

    This Chapter is actively seeking new leadership! If interested, please email Marie Bartolotti, Program & Engagement Manager at mbartolotti@iawomen.com and CC localchaptersoffice@iawomen.com. Thank you!

    Jobs

    Children\u0027s Case Manager
    Beacon Health OptionsJob Category: Clinical - Care MgmtReq #: CHILD01482Schedule: Full TimeLocation: NY - ManhattanWe are currently seeking a dynamic Children's Case Manager to join our team in the New York area. The Case Manager provides assessments, makes referrals, conducts triage and telephone assessments, collects sufficient data to make appropriate referral, and performs ongoing case management.***Some remote flexibility - This position will be a combination of office based and field based (schools, hospitals, clinics, homes).***What does a typical day look like?Complete telephone assessments and referrals; gathers demographic and clinical information to connect patient with appropriate provider and for emergency, urgent, and routine referrals.Coordinates with other Care Managers within the organization as well as within other facilities/agencies to ensure that patient comprehensive treatment needs are met.Coordinates member's service needs with community agencies.Provide education to member about Behavioral Health and/or Substance Abuse Diagnosis and medication management.Provide clinical guidance and support to assist member in achieving their goals.Have extensive knowledge of community resources/services.Prepares for and participates in all clinical rounds.What you Contribute?Education:Master's degree in a health-related field is preferredLicensure:Active, NYS licensed clinician in a behavioral health discipline (e.g., APRN, LPC, LCSW, LMFT) or RNRelevant Experience:A minimum of (3) years knowledge and experience post Masters in children's BH services, HCBS, evidenced-based practices, EPSDT services, and social service programsrequiredKnowledge, Skills & Abilities:Experience in managing care for children, including transition aged youth, SMI/SED, co-occurring disorders (mental health condition with intellectual/developmental disability, or physical health) required.Knowledge and experience in children's BH services, HCBS, evidenced-based practices, EPSDT services, and social service programs required.Analysis and problem solvingInterpersonal communicationCollaboration and team-oriented work philosophyWhat Makes Us Different?Here, it's not just a job - it's an opportunity to change lives.Our employees are learners, innovators and originalOur mission and values guide the way we treat our members, providers and each other.What We Have to Offer:Healthcare benefits available starting day 1!Health & wellbeing incentives, such as gym membership reimbursement401K with company match to help reach your future financial goalsGenerous PTO, because we know life happens outside of workTuition reimbursement so you can keep reaching your fullest potentialIf Beacon sounds like the place for you, what are you waiting for? Apply with us today to get started!Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment. EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/DisabledAt Beacon Health Options, our candidate's data privacy is a top priority. Our recruiting team conducts all communications using official company email (@BeaconHealthOptions.com). Only candidates who have applied for an open position through our Careers page (careers.beaconhealthoptions.com) will be engaged in our interview process. Beacon conducts all interviews in person or over the phone. At no time during the recruiting process will any Beacon recruiter request any financial or personally identifiable information from you.#GD#CBPM16#LI-DC1
    Children\u0027s Case Manager
    Beacon Health OptionsJob Category: Clinical - Care MgmtReq #: CHILD01482Schedule: Full TimeLocation: NY - ManhattanWe are currently seeking a dynamic Children's Case Manager to join our team in the New York area. The Case Manager provides assessments, makes referrals, conducts triage and telephone assessments, collects sufficient data to make appropriate referral, and performs ongoing case management.***Some remote flexibility - This position will be a combination of office based and field based (schools, hospitals, clinics, homes).***What does a typical day look like?Complete telephone assessments and referrals; gathers demographic and clinical information to connect patient with appropriate provider and for emergency, urgent, and routine referrals.Coordinates with other Care Managers within the organization as well as within other facilities/agencies to ensure that patient comprehensive treatment needs are met.Coordinates member's service needs with community agencies.Provide education to member about Behavioral Health and/or Substance Abuse Diagnosis and medication management.Provide clinical guidance and support to assist member in achieving their goals.Have extensive knowledge of community resources/services.Prepares for and participates in all clinical rounds.What you Contribute?Education:Master's degree in a health-related field is preferredLicensure:Active, NYS licensed clinician in a behavioral health discipline (e.g., APRN, LPC, LCSW, LMFT) or RNRelevant Experience:A minimum of (3) years knowledge and experience post Masters in children's BH services, HCBS, evidenced-based practices, EPSDT services, and social service programsrequiredKnowledge, Skills & Abilities:Experience in managing care for children, including transition aged youth, SMI/SED, co-occurring disorders (mental health condition with intellectual/developmental disability, or physical health) required.Knowledge and experience in children's BH services, HCBS, evidenced-based practices, EPSDT services, and social service programs required.Analysis and problem solvingInterpersonal communicationCollaboration and team-oriented work philosophyWhat Makes Us Different?Here, it's not just a job - it's an opportunity to change lives.Our employees are learners, innovators and originalOur mission and values guide the way we treat our members, providers and each other.What We Have to Offer:Healthcare benefits available starting day 1!Health & wellbeing incentives, such as gym membership reimbursement401K with company match to help reach your future financial goalsGenerous PTO, because we know life happens outside of workTuition reimbursement so you can keep reaching your fullest potentialIf Beacon sounds like the place for you, what are you waiting for? Apply with us today to get started!Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment. EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/DisabledAt Beacon Health Options, our candidate's data privacy is a top priority. Our recruiting team conducts all communications using official company email (@BeaconHealthOptions.com). Only candidates who have applied for an open position through our Careers page (careers.beaconhealthoptions.com) will be engaged in our interview process. Beacon conducts all interviews in person or over the phone. At no time during the recruiting process will any Beacon recruiter request any financial or personally identifiable information from you.#GD#CBPM16#LI-DC1
    Peer Specialist
    Beacon Health OptionsJob Category: Operations - GeneralReq #: PEERS01326Schedule: Full TimeLocation: NY - ManhattanBeacon is currently seeking a Peer Specialist to join our team at our Manhattan/Bronxlocation.The Peer Specialist assists members in connecting to treatment services and works with individuals receiving services from network providers with the goal of teaching/improving self-advocacy skills. A Peer Specialist also helps providers develop and/or enhance their understanding of both person-centered care and the support network available to members. A Peer Specialist functions as part of an interdisciplinary team designed to meet the needs of membersWhat does a typical day look like?Peers will use their personal lived experience with mental and emotional and/or substance abuse challenges to empower individuals served by the program to define and pursue their own strength based recovery and wellness goalsDocument stated goals, objectives by the memberConnect them with community-based resourcesWork collaboratively with clinicians in pursuit of person centric holistic approach to care. Help create crisis prevention plan in conjunction with the ICM Clinicians.Engage, educate and encourage individuals and their families to connect with support services, community resources and advocacy assistance.Document member progress associated with stated goals and objectivesWill provide peer support during crises of individuals who are frequent high utilizers of emergency department services who fail to engage in community treatmentWill provide peer support during crisis of individuals who have multiple readmissions and assist in identifying barriers to maintaining community tenureAssist members in the understanding of plan benefits where appropriateSecure and maintain all local peer certification requirements when and where applicableInform appropriate authority of any suspected waste fraud and abuse of plan benefits related to the memberWill reach out to recently discharged individuals to assist in their transition, support them to adhere to any follow-up appointments, and help them leverage their own strengthsWhat you Contribute?Education:Bachelor's degree in education, communication or other related field preferred.Licensure:New YorkCertification as a Peer Specialist required.If incumbent does not have the certification at time of hire, it must be obtained within one year of employment. WRAP, WHAM or other CPS or CARES certifications, preferredKnowledge, Skills & Abilities:Three years' experience in a relevant field, face-to-face engagements with peers, performing community resource mappingactivities, documented skills and abilities in needs assessment. Proven ability and experience in community relations/networking and information and resource development and maintenance. Established knowledge of and work experience with the Medicaid affiliated population desirable.Personal experience living with a behavioral health condition.Knowledge of New Yorkcommunity and state resources.Ability to be fully committed and engaged within the NY peer network, familiarity with key points for consumer contact and ability to identify educational needs as the result to changes to New York State's redesign of Medicaid.Basic Computer Skills, including Microsoft Office SuiteWhat Makes Us Different?Here, it's not just a job - it's an opportunity to change lives.Our employees are learners, innovators and originalOur mission and values guide the way we treat our members, providers and each other.What We Have to Offer:Healthcare benefits available starting day 1!Health & well-being incentives, such as gym membership reimbursement401K with company match to help reach your future financial goalsGenerous PTO, because we know life happens outside of workTuition reimbursement so you can keep reaching your fullest potentialIf Beacon sounds like the place for you, what are you waiting for? Apply with us today to get started!Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment. EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/DisabledAt Beacon Health Options, our candidate's data privacy is a top priority. Our recruiting team conducts all communications using official company email (@BeaconHealthOptions.com). Only candidates who have applied for an open position through our Careers page (careers.beaconhealthoptions.com) will be engaged in our interview process. Beacon conducts all interviews in person or over the phone. At no time during the recruiting process will any Beacon recruiter request any financial or personally identifiable information from you.#GD#CBPM16
    Peer Specialist
    Beacon Health OptionsJob Category: Operations - GeneralReq #: PEERS01326Schedule: Full TimeLocation: NY - ManhattanBeacon is currently seeking a Peer Specialist to join our team at our Manhattan/Bronxlocation.The Peer Specialist assists members in connecting to treatment services and works with individuals receiving services from network providers with the goal of teaching/improving self-advocacy skills. A Peer Specialist also helps providers develop and/or enhance their understanding of both person-centered care and the support network available to members. A Peer Specialist functions as part of an interdisciplinary team designed to meet the needs of membersWhat does a typical day look like?Peers will use their personal lived experience with mental and emotional and/or substance abuse challenges to empower individuals served by the program to define and pursue their own strength based recovery and wellness goalsDocument stated goals, objectives by the memberConnect them with community-based resourcesWork collaboratively with clinicians in pursuit of person centric holistic approach to care. Help create crisis prevention plan in conjunction with the ICM Clinicians.Engage, educate and encourage individuals and their families to connect with support services, community resources and advocacy assistance.Document member progress associated with stated goals and objectivesWill provide peer support during crises of individuals who are frequent high utilizers of emergency department services who fail to engage in community treatmentWill provide peer support during crisis of individuals who have multiple readmissions and assist in identifying barriers to maintaining community tenureAssist members in the understanding of plan benefits where appropriateSecure and maintain all local peer certification requirements when and where applicableInform appropriate authority of any suspected waste fraud and abuse of plan benefits related to the memberWill reach out to recently discharged individuals to assist in their transition, support them to adhere to any follow-up appointments, and help them leverage their own strengthsWhat you Contribute?Education:Bachelor's degree in education, communication or other related field preferred.Licensure:New YorkCertification as a Peer Specialist required.If incumbent does not have the certification at time of hire, it must be obtained within one year of employment. WRAP, WHAM or other CPS or CARES certifications, preferredKnowledge, Skills & Abilities:Three years' experience in a relevant field, face-to-face engagements with peers, performing community resource mappingactivities, documented skills and abilities in needs assessment. Proven ability and experience in community relations/networking and information and resource development and maintenance. Established knowledge of and work experience with the Medicaid affiliated population desirable.Personal experience living with a behavioral health condition.Knowledge of New Yorkcommunity and state resources.Ability to be fully committed and engaged within the NY peer network, familiarity with key points for consumer contact and ability to identify educational needs as the result to changes to New York State's redesign of Medicaid.Basic Computer Skills, including Microsoft Office SuiteWhat Makes Us Different?Here, it's not just a job - it's an opportunity to change lives.Our employees are learners, innovators and originalOur mission and values guide the way we treat our members, providers and each other.What We Have to Offer:Healthcare benefits available starting day 1!Health & well-being incentives, such as gym membership reimbursement401K with company match to help reach your future financial goalsGenerous PTO, because we know life happens outside of workTuition reimbursement so you can keep reaching your fullest potentialIf Beacon sounds like the place for you, what are you waiting for? Apply with us today to get started!Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment. EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/DisabledAt Beacon Health Options, our candidate's data privacy is a top priority. Our recruiting team conducts all communications using official company email (@BeaconHealthOptions.com). Only candidates who have applied for an open position through our Careers page (careers.beaconhealthoptions.com) will be engaged in our interview process. Beacon conducts all interviews in person or over the phone. At no time during the recruiting process will any Beacon recruiter request any financial or personally identifiable information from you.#GD#CBPM16
    VP Network Strategy
    Beacon Health OptionsJob Category: Provider & Network - StrategyReq #: VPNET01193Schedule: Full TimeLocation: NY - ManhattanABOUT THE POSITIONWe are currently seeking a dynamic Vice President, Network Strategy to join our team. The Vice President of Network Strategy will serve as a single point of accountability for all externally related network work and activity (i.e. contracting, provider relations, network builds, new business implementation support, client audits and value based payment arrangements) related to their assigned region. The VP, Network Strategy works in close alignment and has a "seat at the table" with the regional leadership (Market President, COO, Chief Partnership Officer, CFO, and Clinical VP) for their assigned region they support to ensure access to quality behavioral health services.Work Location: Desire candidate to reside and work remotely within Central or Eastern time zone. (Region 3)(FL, TX, CT, OH, GA, TN. etc.)Position Responsibilities:Develop and implement strategy focused on network expansion or enhancements in order to meet organizational and regional goalsLead the provider relations function and create and maintain ensure positive prover relationships within the region they serve in order to achieve provider satisfaction targetsAccountable for metrics related to all provider network performance functionsOversees all contracting within the regionLead initiatives to ensure periodic review of provider contracting rates to ensure strategic focus is on target with overall regional strategyDrives network build outs as applicable within the region for both existing and new businessOversees audits related to NetworkEstablishes and administers value based payment arrangements where applicableAchievement of all assigned financial goalsAligns with our clinical and medical department on goals related to access and good clinical outcomeWork collaboratively with Business Development on new market and new product development initiatives related to network initiativesSupports and works in collaborates with peers to create best practicesLeads a team and is responsible for:Overall lifecycle of employeeDevelops, coaches and educates staff to support success and developmentCompliance with all related employee trainings, reviews and requirements as applicableTravel to all company sponsored events, trainings, and locations based on business needs.Performs special projects and other duties as assigned and required.Position Requirements:Education: Master's degree, with advanced degree preferred or 4 years' experience in a client facing role in healthcare environmentRelevant Work Experience:Requires at least 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in healthcare, with at least five (5) of those years network related. Demonstrated 6-8 years of experience within health care in Network Strategy. Leader of people and process.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:Excellent written, oral, and presentation skillsEffective leadership and analytical skills, including network managementExceptional ability to develop and manage results-oriented recruiting and training programsStrong mentoring and relationship building skills with ability to effectively manage large groupsComputer Skills: Microsoft Outlook and Word with Excel skillsProven experience leading teams through periods of significant growth or changeExcellent communication and leadership skills to lead and motivate a growing and changing service operation; able to engage with directors and managers at all levels across the business to achieve goals and objectivesAbility to manage and coordinate with internal and external departmentsAble to work collaboratively with internal staff and external stakeholders (provider organizations, clients, etc.)Ability to travel to all company sponsored events, trainings, and locations based on business needs.Beacon Health Strategies, LLC., a Beacon Health Options company, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as a Drug Free Work Environment. EOE/M/F/Veterans/DisabledAt Beacon Health Options, our candidate's data privacy is a top priority. Our recruiting team conducts all communications using official company email (@BeaconHealthOptions.com). Only candidates who have applied for an open position through our Careers page (careers.beaconhealthoptions.com) will be engaged in our interview process. Beacon conducts all interviews in person or over the phone. At no time during the recruiting process will any Beacon recruiter request any financial or personally identifiable information from you.
    VP Network Strategy
    Beacon Health OptionsJob Category: Provider & Network - StrategyReq #: VPNET01193Schedule: Full TimeLocation: NY - ManhattanABOUT THE POSITIONWe are currently seeking a dynamic Vice President, Network Strategy to join our team. The Vice President of Network Strategy will serve as a single point of accountability for all externally related network work and activity (i.e. contracting, provider relations, network builds, new business implementation support, client audits and value based payment arrangements) related to their assigned region. The VP, Network Strategy works in close alignment and has a "seat at the table" with the regional leadership (Market President, COO, Chief Partnership Officer, CFO, and Clinical VP) for their assigned region they support to ensure access to quality behavioral health services.Work Location: Desire candidate to reside and work remotely within Central or Eastern time zone. (Region 3)(FL, TX, CT, OH, GA, TN. etc.)Position Responsibilities:Develop and implement strategy focused on network expansion or enhancements in order to meet organizational and regional goalsLead the provider relations function and create and maintain ensure positive prover relationships within the region they serve in order to achieve provider satisfaction targetsAccountable for metrics related to all provider network performance functionsOversees all contracting within the regionLead initiatives to ensure periodic review of provider contracting rates to ensure strategic focus is on target with overall regional strategyDrives network build outs as applicable within the region for both existing and new businessOversees audits related to NetworkEstablishes and administers value based payment arrangements where applicableAchievement of all assigned financial goalsAligns with our clinical and medical department on goals related to access and good clinical outcomeWork collaboratively with Business Development on new market and new product development initiatives related to network initiativesSupports and works in collaborates with peers to create best practicesLeads a team and is responsible for:Overall lifecycle of employeeDevelops, coaches and educates staff to support success and developmentCompliance with all related employee trainings, reviews and requirements as applicableTravel to all company sponsored events, trainings, and locations based on business needs.Performs special projects and other duties as assigned and required.Position Requirements:Education: Master's degree, with advanced degree preferred or 4 years' experience in a client facing role in healthcare environmentRelevant Work Experience:Requires at least 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in healthcare, with at least five (5) of those years network related. Demonstrated 6-8 years of experience within health care in Network Strategy. Leader of people and process.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:Excellent written, oral, and presentation skillsEffective leadership and analytical skills, including network managementExceptional ability to develop and manage results-oriented recruiting and training programsStrong mentoring and relationship building skills with ability to effectively manage large groupsComputer Skills: Microsoft Outlook and Word with Excel skillsProven experience leading teams through periods of significant growth or changeExcellent communication and leadership skills to lead and motivate a growing and changing service operation; able to engage with directors and managers at all levels across the business to achieve goals and objectivesAbility to manage and coordinate with internal and external departmentsAble to work collaboratively with internal staff and external stakeholders (provider organizations, clients, etc.)Ability to travel to all company sponsored events, trainings, and locations based on business needs.Beacon Health Strategies, LLC., a Beacon Health Options company, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as a Drug Free Work Environment. EOE/M/F/Veterans/DisabledAt Beacon Health Options, our candidate's data privacy is a top priority. Our recruiting team conducts all communications using official company email (@BeaconHealthOptions.com). Only candidates who have applied for an open position through our Careers page (careers.beaconhealthoptions.com) will be engaged in our interview process. Beacon conducts all interviews in person or over the phone. At no time during the recruiting process will any Beacon recruiter request any financial or personally identifiable information from you.
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