Join Alliance for Living!

Alliance for Living is the only HIV/AIDS service organization and resource center in Southeastern Connecticut.  We are a team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping people living with HIV/AIDS in our community. You will be making a direct impact in the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS, while enjoying the truly exceptional benefits of one of Southeastern CT’s most respected non-profit organizations.

MEDICAL CASE MANAGER

General Information:

The Medical Case Manager/Housing Case Manager works in collaboration with clients and providers to coordinate care, navigate through complex governmental systems, access medical, social, housing, legal and emergency services. The role coordinates and facilitates case conferences with all health care and social service providers.  The Medical Case Manager/Housing Case Manager provides HIV/AIDS education and access to ongoing client workshops and seminars.  Coordinates the 340 pharmacy program for eligible clients.

General Description of Activities:

  • Maintains a caseload and provides case management on a daily basis for both Ryan White and Housing clients at AFL and/or within a clinic setting.

  • Facilitates client care and services with all service providers.

  • Executes Dept. of Public Health service delivery protocol.

  • Maintains a current knowledge of HIV/AIDS medical treatment disease trends and housing standards and trends. Attends trainings to update knowledge base of same.

  • Works with Director of Medical Case Management on administrative reporting (DPH and United Way Outcomes, CareWare, Medication Adherence, etc.).

  • Works collaboratively with other agency staff in developing and ensuring comprehensive services for clients.

  • Works in conjunction with the Housing Coordinator to assist clients in participating in the AFL Housing Program or finding safe affordable housing for members.

  • Attends all mandated Dept. of Public Health trainings and Housing trainings.

  • Works as a team member in providing agency coverage for evening and weekend activities.

  • Escalates issues to senior management as necessary to promote problem resolution.

  • Conducts client data collection and entry into Careware; ensures all data and files are audit-ready.

  • Maintains both a valid driver’s license and car insurance.

  • Preforms other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • A strong commitment and passion for people living with HIV/AIDS and those who are homeless or at-risk for homelessness.

  • Knowledge of  HIV/AIDS including testing, diagnosis and treatment; knowledge of landlord-tenant matters and housing services;

  • A bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field required.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Both a team oriented person and the ability to work independently, with minimum supervision;

  • Computer proficient (MS Office) and the efficient use of relevant software programs;

  • Must be able to multi-task and cross-train for other assignments/programs;

  • The ability to work in a culturally intelligent organization to ensure effective delivery of client care and assignment of resources.

  • Must operate within a Harm Reduction and Housing First model;

  • Must have own transportation, both valid driver’s license and insurance;

  • Bi-lingual ability preferred;

  • Preference for individuals with diverse cultures, backgrounds, life experiences, and identities, to effectively manage both diverse programs and client base.

 

Benefits

·         3 weeks’ vacation

·         12 holidays ·

·         Paid sick time

·         Comprehensive benefit package for health, life and disability insurance

·         Pre-tax medical and dependent care plans

·         Retirement plan with up to a 2% employer match

 

     We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.


RECOVERY NAVIGATOR

POSITIONRecovery Navigator.  We have full-time and part-time positions currently available.

PURPOSE: The primary responsibility of this position is to provide outreach, education and connections to care for opioid use disorder. This is a grant-funded program subject to periodic renewal.

                       

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: (Examples – not an all-inclusive listing)

 

·         Conduct community outreach about opioid use disorder and treatment options, including harm reduction strategies.

·         Engage in conversations with people about their opioid use.

·         Explore treatment options with participants, with a focus on expanding awareness of and connection to medication-based treatment programs.

·         Facilitate timely referrals and placements with treatment/recovery support providers.

·         Connect participants to the larger community of care.

·         Educate and assist community members regarding opioid use disorder.

·         Provide case management for participants to support evolving individual needs.

·         Participate in ongoing training and education.

·         Report writing and record keeping.

·         Other duties as are required or requested.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Experience with the addiction recovery process.

·         Understanding of medication-based recovery and practices.

·         Familiarity with local support services and resources.

·         Computer skills, including knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Office.

·         Ability to relate well with all segments of the public.

·         Ability to be outside and mobile to conduct outreach and participate in community events.

·         Ability to develop trust and rapport with participants, project staff and community partners.

·         Demonstrated skill in active listening and conflict management.

·         Understanding of ability to maintain appropriate boundaries.

·         Cross-cultural skills and experience with culturally diverse populations.

·         Strong customer service skills.

·         Strong communication and time management skills.

·         Ability to honor confidentiality requirements during both employment and post-employment periods.

·         Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance is required. Must have own vehicle to conduct outreach in the Southeastern CT area.

     

 

Application process:  Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to Carol Jones:  cjones@allianceforliving.org by Friday, January 4th at 5pm.  Applications that don’t include a cover letter will not be reviewed.

We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.