JOB OPENINGS

Do you want to make a lasting impact on marginalized communities in Maine? Are you ready to be challenged and inspired every day while you save lives?  Health Equity Alliance is on the front lines of a revolution to bring social and health justice for Mainers living with HIV, Mainers who use drugs, and our LGBTQ+ community. Want to join the revolution? 

HIV Medical Case Manager (full-time, 40 hours/wk.)

Location: Bangor

Application Deadline: 3/20/20

 

Summary

The HIV Medical Case Manager is responsible for providing case management services to persons living with HIV. The case manager shall work closely with persons diagnosed with HIV to provide medical case management, adherence counseling and support services.

 

Please complete THIS FORM for consideration. Also send resume, a list of three professional references, and a cover letter describing your passion for our mission to:

 

Anthony Fischetti, Director of Finance & Operations

anthony@mainehealthequity.org
304 Hancock Street, Suite 3B

Bangor, ME 04401

 

This position is accountable to the HIV Care Program Manager and functions as part of the broader Case Management and Mental Health Team. The HIV Case Manager must hold a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or Human Development. At least two years of relevant experience is preferred. Lived experience is valued and populations that have faced historic barriers to employment are encouraged to apply. The HIV Case Manager’s duties are as follows:

 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

 

HIV Case Management:

 

  • Assists with the design, planning, development and implementation of programs to support people who use drugs.

  • Provides Case Management services including intake and assessment of HIV positive clients and their needs.

  • Coordinates benefits and care and makes referrals in satisfaction of client care plans.

  • Advocates on behalf of clients with physicians, substance abuse counselors, housing authorities, and other appropriate agencies.

  • Maintains and regularly updates client records; manages Medicaid eligibility and appropriate records.

  • Ensures the confidentiality of all client records and transactions.

  • Networks with churches, food pantries, hospice services, rehabilitation clinics, recovery centers, mental health agencies and other services.

  • Reports incidents of neglect and abuse and oversees client grievance procedures.

  • Job may require travel to meet with clients and on some occasions transporting clients.

 

General:

 

  • Actively participates in the agency’s Mental Health & Case Management Team.

  • Serves as an advocate for Health Equity Alliance and HIV-related issues.

  • Assists in agency fundraising events.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Manager.

 

Benefits and Salary

Salary Band: $36,000 - $38,500

Fringe Benefits:

  • 20 days sick/vacation time

  • 14 paid holidays

  • 100% employee only coverage for medical, dental, vision.  Family members may be added to each plan at the expense of the employee.

Substance Use Case Manger (full-time, 40 hours/wk.)

Location: Belfast

Application deadline: 3/20/20

 

Summary

The Substance Use Case Manager will both provide case management services to persons who have a history of injection drug use (PWUID) and other persons with a history of drug use that may qualify for services.  This will include navigating healthcare, housing, and other systems to promote their clients’ overall health and well-being. Additionally, the Case Manager will support the provision of harm reduction services through HEAL’s Belfast location, including syringe exchange services, HIV/HCV testing services, and Naloxone distribution.

 

Please complete THIS FORM for consideration. Also send resume, a list of three professional references, and a cover letter describing your passion for our mission to:

 

Anthony Fischetti, Director of Finance & Operations

anthony@mainehealthequity.org

304 Hancock Street, Suite 3B

Bangor, ME 04401

 

This position is accountable to the Harm Reduction Program Manager. Substance Use Case Manager must hold a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or Human Development and at least 2 years of relevant experience. Lived experience is valued and people in long-term recovery are encouraged to apply. This position primarily functions out of our office located in Belfast.

 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

 

LEAD Case Management and Targeted Case Management for People Who Use Drugs:

 

  • Supports outreach to recruit new clients from among people who use drugs.

  • Provides Case Management services including intake and assessment of people who use drugs for relevant programs.

  • Coordinates benefits and care and makes referrals in satisfaction of client care plans.

  • Advocates on behalf of clients with physicians, substance abuse counselors, housing authorities, and other appropriate agencies.

  • Maintains and regularly updates client records; manages Medicaid eligibility and appropriate records.

  • Ensures the confidentiality of all client records and transactions.

  • Networks with churches, food pantries, hospice services, rehabilitation clinics, recovery centers, mental health agencies and other services.

  • Reports incidents of neglect and abuse and oversees client grievance procedures.

  • Participates in regular committee meetings and LEAD trainings.

 

Harm Reduction Services, HIV/HCV Testing:

  • Provide Syringe Exchange and Naloxone Distribution services.

  • Provide safer drug use education to constituents including overdose prevention education.

  • Provide HIV/HCV testing services and linkage to care.

  • Provide referrals and link constituents to care and other services in pursuit of constituent health and well-being.

 

General:

  • Actively participates in the agency’s Harm Reduction team.

  • Networks with other agencies on PWUD issues. Networks with communities to advertise services provided by the agency.

  • Collects, maintains and generates reports as needed for relevant funders, the Program Manager, and others.

  • Assists in agency fundraising events such as Overdose Awareness Day

  • Obtains/maintains necessary certification(s) and professional development needed to perform all job functions

  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Manager


Benefits and Salary

Salary: $36,000 - $38,500

Fringe Benefits:

  • 20 days sick/vacation time

  • 14 paid holidays

  • 100% employee only coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision.  Family members may be added to each plan at the expense of the employee.

Revised: 2/28/20

LGBTQ+ Program Manager (full-time, 40 hours/wk)

Location: Bangor

Application Deadline: 3/20/20

 

Summary

The LGBTQ+ Program Manager is responsible for overseeing select staff and the delivery of select programs and services in the greater Bangor area, as well as the extension of select programs throughout Maine. This includes the administration of LGBTQ+ programming including, but not limited, to HIV/HCV/STD testing services, youth services, community building services including the annual convening of Bangor Pride, the Health Equity Center, cultural competency and capacity building services, and other programming as designated by the Director. The Program Manager will lead the development, implementation and delivery of HEAL’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity consultancy services. The Program Manager will also be responsible for recruiting and managing volunteers in support of HEAL’s LGBTQ+ programming and other services as assigned.

 

Please complete THIS FORM for consideration. Also send resume, a list of three professional references, and a cover letter describing your passion for our mission to:

 

Anthony Fischetti, Director of Finance & Operations

anthony@mainehealthequity.org
304 Hancock Street, Suite 3B

Bangor, ME 04401

 

This position will be based in HEAL’s Bangor office, with travel throughout the state. The Program Manager is accountable to the Director of Programs. The Program Manager must hold a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Sociology, Gender Studies, Psychology, Social Work or related discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. Experiencing managing other people is desired. Experience is transferrable on a year-for-year basis with education. Lived experience is valued and HEAL highly encourages members of the LGBTQ+ community, people with a history of drug use, people with criminal backgrounds, and people living with HIV to apply.

 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

 

Supervision, Programmatic Oversight, and Financial Sustainability:

 

  • Supervises staff providing LGBTQ+ programming/services in HEAL’s Bangor office and as delegated by the Director of Programs, including assisting in hiring, work-plans, annual reviews, and regular check-ins.

  • Recruits, coordinates, and manages volunteers in support of HEAL’s LGBTQ+ programming/services.

  • Oversees and provides direction to LGBTQ+ programs and services in the greater Bangor area and as delegated by the Director of Programs.

  • Assists with the design, planning, development and implementation of LGBTQ+ programming.

  • Supports the evaluation of program and service quality and outcomes.

  • Supports the development of grant and program proposals.

  • Supports the development and implementation of fundraisers in support of LGBTQ+ programming/services.

 

Programming and Services:

  • Supports and/or provides direct services as necessary to fulfill the strategic plan, department objectives, and contractual obligations. This includes:

    • Providing HIV/HCV/STD testing services

    • Coordinating LGBTQ+ youth services

  • Supports and/or provides coordination for community-level services as necessary to fulfill the strategic plan, department objectives, contractual obligations. This includes:

    • Coordinating and supporting LGTBQ+ community building services, including Bangor Pride and other regional Pride celebrations.

    • Coordinating the Health Equity Center, including social programming.

  • Leads the planning, development, implementation, delivery, and evaluation of HEAL’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) consultancy services. This includes:

    • Development and delivery of cultural competency workshops.

    • Development and implementation of an outreach and engagement strategy.

    • Delivery of DEI consultancy services.

  • Oversees the Bangor area food pantry including all logistics and coordination of staff and volunteers.

 

General:

 

  • Identifies and assesses needs for new or expanded programming and develop strategies specific to program and community needs.

  • Actively participates in all relevant teams and staff functions.

  • Networks with other LGBTQ+ and related agencies and organizations.

  • Networks with communities and providers to promote programs and services provided by the agency.

  • Collects, maintains and generates reports as needed for relevant funders.

  • Maintains relevant financial records.

  • Assists in agency fundraising events and activities.

  • Obtains/maintains necessary certification(s) and professional development needed to perform all job functions.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Programs.

 

Benefits and Salary

Salary Band: $41,600 - $43,700

Fringe Benefits:

  • 20 days sick/vacation time

  • 14 paid holidays

  • 100% employee only coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision.  Family members may be added to each plan at the expense of the employee.

Revised: 2/28/20

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