Bilingual (Spanish/English) HIV/AIDS Case Manager

Caring Communities
60 Public Sq, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
$26 an hour - Full-time
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Pay

  • $26 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Location

60 Public Sq, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Full job description

Bilingual (Spanish/English) HIV/AIDS Case Manager

Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA

Compensation: $26.00 per hour

Status: Full-Time (37.5 hrs./wk.)

Job Description: Conducts intakes and coordinates the assessment/treatment plan process and follow-up for HIV-positive clients; serves as an advocate and liaison for and on behalf of clients; assists in the carrying outreach and health education/risk reduction efforts as they relate to the agency’s funding expectations. Performs duties in English or Spanish, depending on the preference of the client.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fluently speaks, translates, and writes in both Spanish and English. Utilizes these skills to provide clients with services in the preferred language of their choice.
  • Conducts client in-take process including completing paperwork and assessing the client’s initial needs, required paperwork/identification/etc. in a timely manner.
  • Assures that all participants in case management program complete an individualized service plan on regular basis.
  • Evaluates, facilitates, and monitors services and clients’ progress toward meeting goals/objectives. Documents such progress in client file and/or computer system.
  • Assists clients in navigating their health care needs, including, but not limited to, assisting them in finding permanent/stable housing, signing up for government benefits, obtaining and maintain comprehensive health insurance and/or ADAP coverage, scheduling and attending medical appointments, obtaining medical transportation, etc.
  • Conducts outreach and health education/risk reduction.
  • Assists with performing English to Spanish translation of agency documents for case management, as well as other agency departments as needed.
  • Performs oral translation for other case managers, as well as other clients of other agency departments as needed.

Requirements

Education

  • A licensed Registered Nurse or bachelor’s degree in human service field (i.e., Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, etc.) from an accredited college or university; or unrelated bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience in case management/social work.

Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in case management preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read and speak in Spanish is REQUIRED
  • Knowledge of local health and social services preferred
  • Knowledge of HIV transmission and current HIV medications helpful
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a group/team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with persons of diverse social, economic, cultural, age, sexual and racial backgrounds.
  • Maintain required job knowledge, skills, and core professional competencies.
  • Ability to organize work, set priorities, exercise independent judgement and to demonstrate flexibility in balancing the needs of the program and clients.
  • Ability to input and maintain accurate records, perform research, and compile data.
  • Ability to attend departmental and all-staff meetings as directed, staying informed of ongoing changes in the department and organization.
  • Ability to operate agency and department specific software systems, standard office equipment (machines, tools, and devices) used in performing essential functions including computer related equipment, copiers and telephones.

Physical Requirements or Licenses

  • Ability to lift and move up to 35 pounds.
  • Valid PA driver’s license required. Travel throughout the 6-county region and beyond is a regular part of this position.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Benefits:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Generous vacation, sick and personal days
  • 17 paid holidays off per year

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Caring Communities

Attn: Office of the CEO

60 Public Square, FL 7

Wilkes Barre PA 18701

Application and Hiring Process

Interviews will be on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Initial applicants will be reviewed beginning on September 1, 2023. Those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted with five business days of the initial review process to schedule an interview. Interviews may be conducted virtually or in person.

Selected candidates must be able to provide three professional reference and they will be required to provide or completed a PA Criminal Background Check, FBI Background check, PA Child Abuse Clearance and Drug Screening.

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Caring Communities provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, transfer, disciplinary action, layoff, return from layoff, training, and social, and recreational programs. All such employment decisions will be made without unlawfully discriminating on any prohibited basis.

For information on Caring Communities visit our website at https://www.caringpa.org/

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $26.00 per hour

Expected hours: 37.5 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • case manger/social work: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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