Jay Braun, LSW, MSW, MS, Ed

Lakewood Resource and Referral Center
Social Services
212 2nd Street, Suite 204
Lakewood, NJ
USA 08701
Email: jbraun@lrrcenter.org

Biographical Sketch:
Lakewood Resource and Referral Center Lakewood, NJ 2007-Present Director, Comprehensive social service agency Amboy Care Center, Perth Amboy, NJ 2006-2007 Director of Operations, Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility New Monsey Park Home for Adults, Monsey, NY 2003-2006 Administrator, Adult Residential Care Facility Achievements 20 years of extensive, creative, dynamic administrative and clinical experience in large healthcare, social service, information & referral and non-profit and residential settings. Database customization: Developed expandable agency case management database to capture, document and facilitate reporting for all general case management activities. Similar database developed for Centers for Diseases Control/ New Jersey Department of Health & Seniors Services immunization grant. Facilitated 23% New Jersey State grant funding increase during recessionary cutbacks Financials: Plan and implement budgets, securing funding from local, governmental and private funding sources. Compliance: Achieved compliance at all levels, especially with reporting procedures, Q&A, and budgeting, around HIPAA and other regulations. Initiated and maintains contact with local, county, state and federal senior staff, private corporate healthcare, and social service agencies, including executive staff members. Successfully advocated and obtained /resumed coverage for clients with a variety of difficulties with healthcare insurance, including patients on life support equipment. Experienced in management of mental health outpatient clinics, adult residential care facilities, and nursing and rehabilitation facilities, of all sizes, in both New York and New Jersey. Obtained second highest possible state tiered certification for out-patient mental health clinic. Achieved 300% increase in billable clinical sessions and revenue. Analyzed and revised policies and procedures for compliance with state and Federal regulations. Developed and implemented new marketing programs and strategies to maintain a consistent 99% occupancy rate.