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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Full-time Case Manager/Prevention Coordinator at NCAP


CASE MANAGER (50%) AND PREVENTION COORDINATOR (50%)


SUMMARY: NCAP provides case management and prevention services in the eight counties of northeastern Colorado. This position will manage a 50% caseload of individuals living with HIV/AIDS under the supervision of the Client Services Manager. Fifty percent of this position will perform outreach presentations and serve walk-in clients for HIV and Hepatitis C testing and syringe exchange under the supervision of the Prevention Services Manager.  Work is performed in a team environment to ensure high quality and culturally inclusive services are provided according to the agency’s mission and within funding guidelines. This position will operate as an integral part of the NCAP team and will participate in NCAP staff meetings and other special events held by the agency. Offices are located in Fort Collins and Greeley.  Local travel is required. 


JOB RESPONSIBLITIES


  • Conduct intakes and perform medical, psychosocial, behavioral health and comprehensive acuity and needs assessments

  • Develop and monitor wellness plans with clients to reach short-term and long-term goals; coordinate services necessary to address the plan

  • Provide treatment adherence counseling and education to ensure readiness for, and adherence to, complex HIV/AIDS treatments

  • Refer clients for medical, dental, mental health, and substance use treatment as needed; coordinate follow-up and treatment plan with client and service providers

  • Motivate and assist clients to access long-term support for health care costs, specifically access to Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance and other financial assistance

  • Assess and refer clients for transportation, housing, financial assistance, food assistance and other basic needs

  • Adhere to current agency policies, procedures and standards as well as assist in updating those policies, procedures and standards of care

  • Provide education and develop personalized risk plan with clients to reduce transmission of HIV, Hepatitis and other sexually transmitted infections

  • Perform HIV and Hepatitis C client-centered counseling, testing and referrals in-house and in outreach settings

  • Provide syringe exchange services to walk-in clients, including assessment and referrals

  • Present educational and  risk-reduction information and for HIV, Hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted infections at various treatment, recovery and correctional facilities



QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field

  • Spanish language proficiency preferred

  • Experience in the area of human services, case management, counseling or related field

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and computer and office equipment operation

  • Commitment to the principles of harm reduction and providing confidential, non-judgmental and culturally inclusive services


HOW TO APPLY


  • Please email a cover letter and resume to Alan Davies, HR & Payroll Administrator at: alan.davies@coloradohealthnetwork.org or by fax (303) 962-5303.

  • All offers of employment are subject to the completion of a criminal background check.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Deadline for applications is 5:00 pm on January 26th.  Interviews will take place on January 30th with a group interview at 9 AM and then, individual interviews starting at 11 AM.