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Comprehensive AIDS Program

2330 South Congress Ave.
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Fax: (561) 868-5652
Email: jobs@cappbc.org

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MEDICAL CASE MANAGERS

Position posted: 8/15/2014

Location: Through out PBC (WPB, Delray, Belle Glade)

Provide assessment, referral, linkage and support services to HIV/AIDS clients. Medical case managers help individuals enroll in health insurance programs, including Medicaid/Medicare, and Palm Beach County Health Care District so that they can see a doctor regularly. Further, the medical case managers help individuals access medications through various pharmacy and drug assistance programs. Evidence has shown that when people living with HIV are enrolled in medical care and regularly take their prescribed medications, they not only have better health outcomes, but they are also less likely to transmit HIV to other individuals

Position requires: Bachelor of Science degree (BSW) or a related field; Two years recent experience in an applicable area of practice (working with individuals living with HIV/AIDS, medical, home care, chemical dependency, family services mental health); Knowledge of community service organizations; One on one counseling skills; Provide education/discussion on safer sex practices, e.g. condom use, sexual orientation, etc..;Valid driver’s license, automobile insurance and reliable automobile; Maintain confidentially in caring for the client; Knowledge or understanding of HIV/AIDS issues. Bi-lingual a plus, but not required. Excellent benefits package plus as well as a retirement program. Salary: $28K- $32K (Depending on experience)

Position Code: CAP-14-MCM

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EOE, M/F, DFWP

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PEER ADVOCATE LEADERS (PALs)

Position posted: 8/15/2014

Location: County Wide (Belle Glade, Delray Beach, WPB)

The Comprehensive AIDS (CAP) Program is recruiting county wide (Belle Glade, Delray Beach, and WPB) 10-15 people who are HIV positive to become Peer Advocate Leaders (PALs) by completing the PAL training. Additionally the position requires a high school diploma/GED; possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; Valid driver’s license, automobile insurance and reliable automobile; adaptable to diverse audiences; bi-lingual (Spanish/Creole). Paid Training.

Positions are part-time, may work up to 29 hours per week. PAL’s will conduct face-to-face individual sessions with clients accessing CAP services to explain the various services and the eligibility criteria. Additionally PAL’s will conduct outreach and case management services. Each PAL will have an assigned caseload (averaging 20-25 clients) for ongoing treatment education and adherence services. PALs will co-facilitate educational/support groups and/or Chronic Disease Self-Management groups for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Position Code: CAP-14-PAL

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Fax: (561) 868-5652
E-mail:
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EOE, M/F, DFWP

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HIGH IMPACT PREVENTION OUTREACH WORKERS

(Part-time, appox 20 hours per week)

Position posted: 8/15/2014

Location: West Palm Beach, FL

Position Highlights: Implement High Impact Prevention activities within the Palm Beach County community. This will include outreach to the community, condom distribution, and engaging the community businesses in an effort to provide education about HIV/AIDS and reduce stigma. Provide HIV Testing Counseling/Referral services using the RESPECT model.

Provide HIV Counseling Testing and Referral program activities using the RESPECT protocol, including assurance of compliance with state and agency standards and maintenance of quality assurance protocols.

Essential job functions: Provide 100 face to face contacts monthly in the community during outreach activities; Contribute to distribute 15,000 condoms monthly to established vendors in the community; Engage local businesses; Maintain the participant’s files and records; Comply with all FoundCare and CAP program policies and procedures; Identify and establish partnerships between CAP program and community partners; Provide required information for completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports as well as preparation for contract monitoring site visits; Maintain current knowledge of HIV/STD/TB and substance abuse risk reduction strategies; Notify the Behavioral Health Manager of factors that inhibit successful completion of program deliverables and make recommendations for implementing measures to reduce/eliminate those factors; Attend the program trainings and meetings as assigned; Responsible for participating in HIV/AIDS Awareness activities including but not limited to; National HIV Testing Day, World AIDS Day, Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Caribbean American HIV/AIDS awareness day; Weekend and evenings hours required. Responsible for providing no less than 20% of HIV Prevention Activities to the target population during non traditional business hours (after 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday and weekends); Responsible for achieving the program monthly and annual goals; Assist in the program development and implementation plus work in conjunction with the Behavioral Health Manager to implement the program policies and procedures; Facilitate HIV educational group sessions, as needed; Provide referrals as necessary; Maintain client and family confidentiality; Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to endure short, intermittent, and/or long periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties; Accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, e.g. pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboard, telephone, etc; Ability to lift and carry objects weighing 25 pounds or less over distances of 100 yards; Ability to move, stack, and store HIV and substance abuse prevention materials and supplies in storage area, including lifting materials and placing on shelves at levels 5’ 6” and lower; Transport him/herself to other departments, conference rooms, and on occasion to off-site locations to accomplish job responsibilities, attend meetings, workshops, seminars, etc.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/GED and 1 year experience in a customer / direct public service setting preferred OR Associate degree in Social Services/Education/Health Care related field; Experience providing HIV prevention services preferred; Current knowledge of HIV/STD/TB, disease transmission and HIV/AIDS and substance abuse prevention strategies; Knowledge on the dynamics of a diverse population, including verbal and written skills adaptable to diverse audiences; PC Proficient (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); Willingness and ability to work flexible schedule, including evenings or weekends; Bi-lingual a plus, but not required; Valid Florida driver's license, automobile insurance and reliable automobile; Ability to transport self to various community locations throughout the county where outreach activities take place.

Earnings: $11.00 / Hour

Position Code: FC-14-REW

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EOE, M/F, DFWP

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LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (LCSW)

Position posted: 08/15/2014

Location: West Palm Beach, FL

PRIMARY PURPOSE: Patients possessing a potential behavioral issue will be referred to a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who will perform a thorough assessment, develop a treatment plan, and deliver behavioral health interventions appropriate to the acuity of the patient’s condition. The LCSW will work closely with the primary care team to assure an integrated approach to care for every patient. Provide information/education to HIV+ affected patients (but not limited to), families and others in the community as requested.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Provide mental health screenings and initial assessments to medically?referred and other clients; Provide short?term, structured, evidence?based psychotherapy as part of an appropriate treatment plan and in accordance with relevant grants/contracts; Coordinate and collaborate with the primary care providers and the interdisciplinary care team to improve health outcomes; Facilitate referrals to other services (e.g. substance abuse treatment, specialty care and community resources) as needed; Work closely with Consulting Psychiatrist on challenging cases.; Provide clinical therapeutic services to patients, including individual and group therapy and coordination of treatment for participants with co?occurring disorders; Provide crisis intervention as needed; Work to meet patient needs effectively and resolve individual barriers through follow?up, advocacy and collaboration with FoundCare staff and other community service providers; Maintain accurate and timely records of activities, case management notes, and services provided to each patient; Develop and maintain relationships with local universities that provide FoundCare with interns; assist with annual intern recruitment; supervise behavioral health interns; Participate in and/or facilitate team meetings; Provide regular, written reports as needed and/or requested; Maintain client and family confidentiality; Stays current on emerging clinical information and incorporates into case management services on an ongoing basis; Complies with all FoundCare policies and procedures; Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The LCSW requires completion of a Maters of Social Work and Florida LCSW license; Familiarity and comfort working with issues related to homelessness, substance abuse, mental health diagnosis, and history of trauma; Experience in the following areas: psychosocial assessment, individual therapy, group therapy; short?term, evidence?based counseling; crisis intervention; Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; proven ability to communicate with diverse audiences; Strong administrative skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook); Bilingual/Trilingual preferred (but not required); Valid Florida driver's license, automobile insurance and reliable automobile; Ability to communicate with clients, families and staff from community agencies and engender cooperation from same; Knowledge of community service organizations serving persons with HIV-spectrum disease and their families; One-on-one counseling skills.

Current knowledge of HIV-spectrum disease and the ability to communicate same to clients, significant others, subordinates, and persons in the community. Completion of AIDS 104.

FoundCare offers a competitive salary ($55,000 - $65,000, depending on experience) and an excellent benefits package plus as well as a retirement program.

Position Code: FC-14-WSC

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Fax: (561) 868-5652
E-mail: 
jobs@cappbc.org

EOE, M/F, DFWP

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HOPWA COORDINATOR

(HOPWA = Housing Opportunity for People With AIDS)

Position posted: 08/19/2014

Location: West Palm Beach, FL

Responsible for coordinating the HOPWA program throughout Palm Beach County. In collaboration with the Director of Social Services will generate reports and coordinate inspections of contracted landlords properties, Approve request for payment/rental agreements, review HOPWA leases, work in conjunction with Finance Department regarding payments of rent/budget. Attend and provide HOPWA related trainings. Determines client eligibility and application procedures. Develop and update a housing resources database and share information with partners in the coordinated services network on an ongoing basis. Position requires: Bachelor’s degree in related field. Equivalency: Minimum of 1 year of paid professional experience in advocacy services, private or public sector or homeless services, or similar work in a client services setting. Experience in tenant based housing; Ability to develop and maintain relationships with landlords, community partners and utility personnel; Work requires continual attention to detail, establishing priorities, and meeting deadlines; Requires being PC Proficient (Excel, Word); Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and priorities; Valid Florida driver's license, automobile insurance and reliable automobile; Ability to communicate with clients, families and staff from community agencies and engender cooperation from same; Knowledge of community service organizations serving persons with HIV-spectrum disease and their families; Current knowledge of HIV-spectrum disease and the ability to communicate with clients, significant others, subordinates, and persons in the community.

Excellent benefits package, salary range $35-$40K / year (DOE), plus a retirement program.

Position Code: FC-14-HCP

For confidential consideration, Fax or E-mail your resume and indicate position code in subject line.
Fax: (561) 868-5652
E-mail: 
jobs@cappbc.org

EOE, M/F, DFWP

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CAP maintains a policy of not discriminating on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, veterans status, marital status, sexual orientation, handicap, disability, familial status, or other protected status. The agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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