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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? 

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

 

Location: Bangor

Application deadline:  1/24/20

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

 

Summary:

The HIV 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 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 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: $34,320 - $36,400

Fringe Benefits:

  • 20 days sick/vacation time

  • 14 paid holidays

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

    • Medical

    • Dental

    • Vision

Case Manager (part-time, 25 hours/wk.) 

 

Location: Belfast

Application deadline:  1/1/20 

Summary:  The Substance Use Case Manager will both provide case management services to persons who have a history of injection drug use 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.

This position is accountable to the PWUD Support Services Program Manager. Substance Use Case Manager must hold a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or Human Development and 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. The Substance Use Case Manager’s duties are as follows:
 

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 PWUD Support Services 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 PWUD Support Services Program Manager

Benefits and Salary:

 

Salary: $16.50/hour

 

Fringe Benefits:

  • 50% covered employee only medical insurance plan

  • 50% covered employee only dental insurance plan

  • 50% covered employee only vision insurance plan

  • 20 days sick/vacation time prorated for hours worked

  • 14 paid holidays prorated for hours worked

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