Down East AIDS Network and the Health Equity Alliance is pleased to announce two openings for Community Outreach Coordinators within the agency’s HIV, STD and Hepatitis C Program. This includes one opening out of our Bangor office, starting at 32 hours/week and one opening out of an office being developed in Central Maine/Augusta starting at 40 hours/week. Significant travel is required. Both positions are benefits eligible.
The Community Outreach Coordinators will develop educational/recruitment materials; integrate and promote HIV, STD and Viral Hepatitis prevention, testing and treatment activities; coordinate regional partnerships to maximize outreach and prevention services; and provide HIV and HCV testing and promote condom distribution among other activities. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, a dynamic personality and the ability to work with diverse and underserved populations alongside a small and integrated staff. The position requires good computer skills, experience with designing materials and a strong aesthetic sense, the ability to manage an array of complex tasks and the ability to function well independently. 2-3 years of experience in a related field and/or position or an Associate’s degree in Human Services or Social Sciences is required, Bachelor's degree preferred.
Housing / Medical Case Manager for HIV+ clients living in Allegheny County. BSW or MSW Degree required with preferred experience in HIV/AIDS, Housing and HMIS. Experience in communication, diversity, resource coordination, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills. Experience with Microsoft Office applications. Must have personal auto and insurance. Act 33/34 and FBI clearance required.
Send resume by December 12, 2014 to:
Maria Philips, Director of Client Services
5913 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 Mphilips@patf.org
Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington. The position of Mental Health Peer Support Specialist works with the staff and management of the Housing and Support Services Department to provide peer support to people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). The incumbent will work in collaboration with CAP staff to support CAP clients who are experiencing mental health issues such as (but not limited to) depression, substance abuse, or anxiety. The person in this position will assist clients to navigate the healthcare, mental healthcare, and drug/alcohol abuse recovery systems, as these are critical to their stability and medical engagement. This person will also work with clients to reduce isolation and build social connections through participation in the mentoring program and through referral to other psychosocial supports.
The responsibilities of the Mental Health Peer Support Specialist include: assessing client needs; providing information and referrals; collaborating with housing case managers, medical case managers and other support services staff to develop client goal plans; assisting clients in carrying out the activities to fulfill their goal plans; providing a monthly briefing to case managers for any client that has been referred to them for peer services; completing forms and entering data into the agency database in a timely and accurate manner; working collaboratively with other CAP staff and community partners; and other duties as assigned.
The person in this position is stationed in the CAP main office but will travel throughout the six-county service area for meetings and client home-visits. Additionally, the person selected for this position must be available to work occasional evenings and weekends. This is a non-management, union-represented position.
Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Los Angeles, is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.
Job Summary: The Utilization Management Registered Nurse (UMRN) is responsible for projecting and integrating the Mission and Core Values of the organization in the provision of utilization management services to members and medical providers of AIDS Healthcare Foundation's Medicare Health Plan, MediCal Health Plan and where designated, Ryan White Programs.
Key responsibilities of the UMRN include but are not limited to:
Making decisions as to the level of care necessary and appropriate for the patients, whether to approve or present for modification or denial to the Medical Director specific admissions to acute or skilled facilities, modes of inpatient or outpatient treatment, diagnostic testing or medications. Such decisions may cover the health plan members as well as uninsured or underinsured patients within the AHF managed care environment.
To reduce fragmented care and readmissions by coordinating the patient, patient care givers, inpatient discharge team and next level of care transitioning interdisciplinary team needed to implement the patient-centered transition from the acute or skilled nursing facility to the next level of care after an episode of illness or medical intervention.
Applying professional, national, contractual, regulatory, and Plan standards to utilization management decisions on a consistent and non-biased patient centered manner.
Description: Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is the oldest and largest HIV/AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington. We are seeking an experienced Housing Case Manager to provide home-based housing case management, goal planning, information and referral services, advocacy, and eviction prevention for individuals and families. This position is full time (40 hours per week) and reports to the Manager of Housing Services.
Responsibilities include: providing referrals for shelters, transitional housing, and emergency placements, mediation and direct communication with landlords, assisting clients with completing rental applications, working collaboratively with housing and support service staff at CAP and community partners, and entering data into the agency database in a timely and accurate manner. The Housing Case Manager works collaboratively and communicates effectively with clients, volunteers, CAP staff and community partners.
The person in this position is stationed in the CAP main office but will need to travel frequently throughout the five-county service area for meetings and client home-visits. Evening and weekend work is required for mandatory CAP events. This is a non-management, union-represented position.
The following are Minimum Qualifications which all applicants must meet in order to be considered for this position. It must be evident from your application packet that you meet all minimum qualifications. Those who do not meet minimum qualifications will not be considered for the position.
The Executive Director at AIDS Project of the East Bay has overall administrative, fiscal, and operational responsibility for the organization and is accountable to the Board of Directors for the management, planning, and strategic direction of the agency. S/he ensures a cohesive work environment and a strong management team with five (5) direct reports: Director of Client Services; Director of Health Promotion Programs; Administrative Coordinator; Medical Director (Consultant); Chief Financial Officer (Consultant).
Job Summary: In concert with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be responsible for consistent fulfillment of APEB's mission and financial objectives, while providing vision and leadership for the agency's mission and strategies. Ensuring effective strategic and program planning processes are in place; the Executive Director will lead the formulation of all major policies and ensure the implementation of these policies.
Education/Experience: The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree and/or a Bachelor's degree with over ten years' experience in health care, human services, business administration, or a related field.
Individuals from highly-impacted populations, including communities of color, LGBT, and PLWHA are strongly encouraged to apply.
Compensation: AIDS Project of the East Bay is offering $100-115K annual salary for this full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and paid leave.
Please submit a brief cover letter and resume as attachments via e-mail to:
Robert Williams, Board Chair
AIDS Project of the East Bay
1320 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 663-7979
Deadline Friday, October 31, 2014 Posted Monday, October 6, 2014 -back to top-
Position Description: CrescentCare (New Orleans/AIDS Task Force) is now interviewing Clinical Psychiatrists for our federally qualified health centers (FQHC’s) located in New Orleans, LA.
The ideal candidate will collaborate with other health care providers, social workers, and other professionals to discuss treatment plans and patient progress.
Design individualized care plans, using a variety of treatments based on patient history.
Analyze and evaluate patient data and test or examine findings to diagnose nature and extent of brain injury or mental disorder.
Prescribe, direct, and administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
Work closely with the Behavioral Health teams
The ideal candidate needs a high degree of flexibility, openness to different cultures and lifestyles, and ability to work with a diverse team of individuals. The successful candidate must demonstrate that he/she can work alongside a team of professionals who are expected to deliver high quality services in the New Orleans community.
Graduated from a medical school approved by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education of the American Medical Association OR the American Osteopathic Association OR possess certification by the Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
Have successfully completed a residency program in Psychiatry which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Child psychiatry experience desired.
Possess a current, valid, unrestricted license in one of the 50 US States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Possess board certification in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry or the American Osteopathic Association OR Complete residency training within the last 5 years and be board-eligible in Psychiatry.
Must have pertinent clinical experience within the past 2 years sufficient to demonstrate current clinical competency.
Necessary technical skills to use Agency’s electronic health record, incident reporting system, email, and other information systems.
To apply for this position, please go to www.noaidstaskforce.org and fill out our online application for employment which allows you to upload a cover letter and resume at the end of the process.
AIDS Services of Austin is seeking a friendly, outgoing person to become the Mpowerment Coordinator. The Coordinator is responsible for implementing a community-level, HIV prevention program known as “The Q” and/or “The Q Austin.” The Coordinator must be completely comfortable finding and recruiting a broad and diverse group of young gay, bisexual, and curious young men ages 18–29 to participate in program activities. The Coordinator ensures recruiting and implementation for the program by using innovative approaches such as harm reduction, behavioral theories, and motivational strategies in various community settings. To plan, coordinate, and ensure the execution of all programmatic aspects of The Q, this individual assigns and monitors staff activities; assists in developing and facilitating a community advisory board for The Q; and participates in designing, preparing, and implementing recruitment strategies for small group discussions, including developing and reviewing promotional materials. The Coordinator assists in planning and recruiting for regular Core Group meetings, as well as social events that incorporate safer sex messages, and assists in monitoring and maintaining The Q’s website, including social media outreach activities.
This individual works with the Director of Prevention Programs and the Prevention Program Manager to monitor and document all aspects of Mpowerment activities per guidance of the intervention and the grantor. The individual assists in collecting, inputting, and monitoring data and submitting monthly reports, including timesheets, mileage forms, program reimbursements, and other financial documents, in a timely manner.
Job Description: Broward House, Inc. is a not-for-profit social service agency serving Broward County with multiple programs for individual infected and affected by HIV, homelessness, substance abuse and mental health issues.
We are looking for an Intervention Specialist to work in our substance abuse and HIV Intervention and Prevention Program targeting 18-30 year old gay, transgender, bi-sexual and questioning men. The candidate will have a strong comfort level working with the target population as well as providing HIV testing, community outreach, individual intervention, and group facilitation. Hours will vary, including weekends, evenings, and some late nights at location with high traffic of target population.
Function: Full-time position available for a self-motivated, dynamic, and outgoing individual to join Dallas Resource Center's Prevention Programs team. Responsibilities include conducting outreach activities; educating men who have sex with men and other community members about HIV/STD prevention, including safer sex; collecting blood via venipuncture for HIV and syphilis; actively recruiting and developing volunteers; conducting bathhouse and other program activities; entering data; and performing office-related and other job functions as required. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed.
Successful candidates should be able to interact with the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender community, handle a moderate to heavy workload, and stand for long periods of time, indoors or outdoors; be detail-oriented and lift 25-50 lbs. with ease; keep flexible hours (late evenings and weekends are required); and establish and maintain successful and productive working relationships with peers, diverse people, the community, and businesses. Experience with PC equipment, office software (including Microsoft Office products), other computer applications, and office machines is required. Possess reliable transportation and able to travel within Dallas County as well as other areas, as needed (mileage reimbursed).
POSITION SUMMARY: The Iris House, New York, NY, Community Nutrition Educator (CNE) is responsible for the coordination and delivery of group and individual nutrition health education, the review of client assessments, referrals and program eligibility, and the track ing of client progress in the program. The CNE also ensures data collection and entry into the charts and outcome measurement.
Minimum Qualifications (Applicants must meet all the minimum qualifications listed below):
BA or BS in Nutrition or related field such as health education or family and consumer sciences and
2-3 years experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS or with other chronic illnesses and
2-3 years experience developing and facilitating nutrition health education
ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY: No city experienced epidemic levels of HIV faster than San Francisco. At San Francisco AIDS Foundation, we work to end the epidemic where it first took hold, and eventually everywhere. Established in 1982, our mission is the radical reduction of new infections in San Francisco. Through education, advocacy, and direct services for prevention and care, we are confronting HIV in communities most vulnerable to the disease. We refuse to accept that HIV transmission is inevitable. For more information, visit www.sfaf.org
POSITION SUMMARY: The Administrative Assistant coordinates a broad range of important administrative, clerical and daily office operation activities for the integrated philanthropy and public affairs department of San Francisco AIDS Foundation. Primary responsibilities include coordinating budget/finance tracking, mailings, providing scheduling support for meetings, drafting communications, filing, and other special projects as assigned.
The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) is seeking a motivated, organized, and detail-oriented person to serve as its Grants & Accounting Manager. The Grants & Accounting Manager is responsible for grants management and accounting duties, including auditing and processing subcontractor reimbursement requests, issuing subcontractor agreements, monitoring subcontractor expenditures, monitoring grant expenditures, developing budgets and budget projections, creating related spreadsheets and reports, invoicing and vouchering.
Founded in 1985 by community activists and physicians, AFC is a local and national leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS. AFC collaborates with community organizations to develop and improve HIV/AIDS services; funds and coordinates prevention, care, and advocacy projects; and champions effective, compassionate HIV/AIDS policy.
AIDS United seeks to hire a Grant Writer & Program Liaison responsible for the development of multiple funding proposals throughout the year to foundations, corporate giving programs, and federal funding opportunities on behalf of AIDS United. The position will work with policy and program staff to ensure a solid understanding of initiatives, programs and activities undertaken at AIDS United and to package/represent those programs in writing to effectively secure funding. The position will work jointly with program, policy, finance, and operations staff to ensure any and all requirements for submission of a complete proposal are met; as well as ensuring timely submission of required reporting on any grants received. The position will do ongoing prospecting to identify new potential funders, and maintain a schedule of all grants submitted, and those in the pipeline (up to one year out).
Qualified candidates must have a minimum of three years of experience in grant-writing and grant procurement; and deep knowledge and/or experience in the domestic HIV/AIDS field. As well as experience using online databases and other sources to locate philanthropic information and demonstrated success in procuring/winning proposals.
Position requires a highly organized individual with a proven track record of efficient time management and ability to work well independently as well as part of a team. Individual must have the ability to seek and synthesize information and communication in a compelling and succinct form; ability to take initiative, think critically, manage time, and prioritize multiple tasks and projects; ability to understand budgets as they relate to proposals and grants; and the ability to effective coordinate input from multiple parties with clear timelines. Position requires excellent research and analytical skills as well as excellent personal, verbal, and written communication skills. Must be flexible and able to work in fast-paced and changing work environment and able to work well under pressure. Must be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience and based on salary history (anticipated salary range of $50,000 - $70,000) and exceptional benefits offered in a flexible work environment. Applications must include: the AIDS United Application for Employment (NOTE: make sure the PDF application you send includes the entered data and does not come through blank due to an Adobe bug), cover letter with salary requirements, and resume and should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Grant Writer & Program Liaison" in the subject line.
Incomplete applications WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Due to the high volume of applicants only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Equal Opportunity Employer; minorities and persons living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.