Northern Colorado AIDS Project mission: to improve the quality of life for people living with HIV/AIDS and to help reduce the spread and stigma of the disease. NCAP does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, HIV status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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POSITION:                            BILINGUAL CASE MANAGER (Spanish/English)

RESPONSIBLE TO:              Case Management Program Manager

LOCATION:                          Fort Collins, Colorado

PURPOSE:                             To provide individualized, comprehensive case management and advocacy services to people living with HIV/AIDS.

SPECIFIC DUTIES: 

  • Provides intensive Case Management, based on levels of acuity, to a caseload of assigned clients.
  • Provides specialized, culturally specific Case Management to monolingual Spanish speaking clients. 
  • Maintains ongoing, proactive contact to assess client’s physical and psychosocial status and needs through personal visits, telephone and written contacts.
  • Conducts comprehensive intake and needs assessments to identify client needs, including but not limited to:

·         Access to healthcare and the client’s ability to self-manage and actively participate in healthcare

·         Adherence medication and medical treatment

·         Short term and long term housing needs

·         Income stability including employment needs and eligibility for public benefits (SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare, etc)

·         Mental health and substance abuse issues using program specified assessment tools.

·         Food and nutrition

·         HIV secondary prevention issues

  • Develops strategies and goals through Individual Wellness Plans, in conjunction with clients, to meet identified needs.  Maintains timely Individual Wellness Plans according to program policies. 
  • Maintains quality and timely session documentation on all client interactions. 
  • Collects service eligibility documentation in a timely manner according to program policies.
  • Assess caseloads on a monthly basis to determine client acuity.  Inactivates cases based on services usage according to program policies. 
  • Collaborates and coordinates services with other HIV/AIDS service providers and community agencies.
  • Identifies internal and external resources to meet client needs, and refers clients accordingly.
  •  Coordinates our Case Management food bank.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Bilingual in Spanish/English required.  Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, or Psychology or equivalent experience.  Must be able to work in a diverse setting with diverse populations, including sexual orientation. 

SKILLS PREFERRED:

Case Management Experience and Training.  Knowledge of HIV and related issues.  Understanding of the Harm Reduction Model and Motivational Interviewing. Training in Cultural Competency/Sensitivity.  Bicultural is a plus.  Excellent organizational and time management skills.  Ability to work constructively with a team.   Knowledge of financial management and budgeting.  Computer skills including Windows, MS Word, MS Access and MS Excel.

How to Apply:            E-mail your resume, cover letter to Lori Daigle, Director of Regional Programs. Put "Bilingual Case Manager" as the subject line or your application will not be reviewed. Close date is Sunday, December 7, 2014 at midnight.

Lori.Daigle@coloradohealthnetwork.org 

No phone calls accepted

Equal Opportunity Employer

Position is not final until background check is completed