Program Specialist I BILINGUAL Maricopa County
Company: CAN Community Health
Posted on: January 17, 2020
Description: Bilingual Program Specialist: Responsible to: Vice
President of West Coast Operations Location and Hours: Phoenix
Office (19th Ave/Camelback) Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM and
Fridays 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, including occasional outreach on
evenings and weekends based upon community-need (locally and
statewide). Statement of Purpose: This position is responsible for
the development and implementation of CAN Arizonas HIV prevention,
testing, and care coordination programs in its fixed office
locations, as well as participates in urbanized outreach efforts.
Program Development (20%)- PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1 BILINGUAL SPANISH
1. Functions as one of CAN Arizonas representatives, with strong
program development abilities. 2. Develops/fosters grassroots
relationships with community/support resources, including
establishing memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with other medical
and social agencies (i.e. substance use, mental health, colleges,
shelters, etc.) with monthly goals. 3. Collaborates with other
disciplines internally and externally to coordinate patient
services and community needs. 4. Establishes and maintains vendor
relationships with self-test and rapid-test kit companies,
including a procurement, inventory, and disbursement process. 5.
Promotes and practices CAN Community Health, Inc.s mission and
values, and follows its policies and procedures. 6. Collaborates
with target populations and counties regularly, utilizing
innovative interventions. 7. Establishes and/or follows prevention
policies, procedures, partnerships, and schedules. 8. Analyzes
epidemiological data in program planning. 9. Performs other tasks
as directed by supervisor to further the mission of CAN Community
Health, Inc. in Arizona. Patient Care Coordination (50%)- PROGRAM
SPECIALIST 1 BILINGUAL SPANISH 10. Assists patients to identify
barriers to care, interviews patients with problems/issues and
works toward resolution. 11. Serves as a liaison between the
partner clinic staff, the community and CAN. 12. Participates in
and contributes to decisions that affect the well-being of clients.
13. Aids with referrals and coordinates services with other
organizations, federal and local programs. 14. Screen all patients
for 340B program eligibility. 15. Identifies, promotes and refers
Satellite Clinic patients into one of CANs 340B contracted
pharmacies. 16. Accurately prepares and submits statistical reports
and documents all patient encounters in accordance to supervisor
direction. 17. Educates Satellite Clinics on the 340B program and
the benefits of patients using a contract pharmacy. 18. Train and
efficiently navigate through CAN and partners EMR system(s) and
grant systems. 19. Learn medical and charting activities as deemed
necessary. 20. Working with the 340B analysts for audit needs. 21.
Identifying Local Pharmacies/MD offices to expand the pharmacy
network. Prevention and Testing (25%)- PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1
BILINGUAL SPANISH 22. Assist the Program Specialist II in mapping
HIV prevention and testing efforts, locally, and throughout rural
target counties. 23. Establishes and maintains an HIV prevention
and outreach testing calendar for the urban Maricopa region. 24.
Provides HIV testing to a minimum number of clients per month and
tracks grant requirements accordingly. 25. Develops strategies to
identify communities that are at high-risk for HIV, STDs and Hep C.
26. Oversees referrals to community partners, targeted testing
activities, marketing, and all other activities 27. Participates in
the implementation of the program strategies, evaluation outcomes,
and ensure the full integration of HIV Prevention Program
activities. 28. Develops, reviews and updates policies and
procedures related to HIV Prevention Program activities. 29.
Prepare reports in accordance with funders requirements. 30.
Collaborates with HIV Prevention Teams at headquarters, and other
states, for peer reviews and training purposes. Grants management
(5%)- PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1 BILINGUAL SPANISH 31. Implements and
complies with federal (i.e. CDC, Ryan White), state (Department of
Health), and local (county, city) program requirements. 32. Acts as
one of the primary implementers of the HIV Testing Services
proposal strategy within 90 days of the award date. 33. Develops
and provides grant information for internal and external reports.
Secondary Tasks:- PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1 BILINGUAL SPANISH 1.
Represents CAN Community Health at local, state, and national
conferences and meetings, as deemed necessary. 2. Works in the
field to recruit clients, provide HIV and other STDs testing,
distribute condoms, provide pre- and post- test counseling, and
proper referral to care when needed. 3. Ensures outreach activities
are comprehensive, timely, and coordinated in the most effective
manner in accordance with the epidemic. 4. Ensures outreach
activities adhere to the CAN Community Health guidelines. 5.
Ensures client confidentiality by conforming to HIPPA laws and CAN
Community Health Policies and Procedures. 6. Maintains
confidentiality regarding patient/client and/or family standards in
accordance with professional and departmental standards. 7.
Participates in quality improvement and assurance processes. 8.
Utilizes resources in a cost-effective manner. 9. Continues
professional training and education to advance skills/knowledge of
HIV and related disease processes, medications, and treatments. 10.
Performs all other duties as assigned. .Requirements: Physical
Requirements: PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1 BILINGUAL SPANISH Requires
visual and auditory acuity, frequent sitting, standing and walking
for extended periods of time. Requires a valid Drivers License.
Requires moderate travel to community meetings throughout Maricopa
county, and occasional assistance with rural outreach. Required
Education/Professional Experience: PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1 BILINGUAL
SPANISH 1. Public health, social work, and/or health
education/social sciences bachelors degree and three (3) year
minimum of relevant work experience. 2. Experience working with
priority populations, including injection drug users (IDU), as well
as Hispanic and Native communities. Preferred
Education/Professional Experience: PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1 BILINGUAL
SPANISH 1. Three (3) years plus in HIV programmatic experience
and/or healthcare program development. 2. Experience and
comfortability administering HIV rapid testing and/or drawing
blood, specifically in the state of Arizona. 3. Bilingual in
Spanish. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: PROGRAM
SPECIALIST 1 BILINGUAL SPANISH 1. Ability to apply principals of
health promotion and disease prevention. 2. Ability to accurately
coordinate several tasks at one time. 3. Able to work autonomously.
4. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively
with a diverse population. 5. Knowledge of community health
services and agencies. 6. Demonstrates visual and auditory acuity.
7. Working knowledge Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Power Point
Presentation and Microsoft Word 8. Experience with development and
implementation of HIV Prevention procedures 9. Ability to
self-motivate 10. Managerial and Leadership skills 11. Demonstrates
experience with Ryan White, CDC, and 340B mandates, documentation,
and compliance. 12. Demonstrates appropriate organizational skills.
13. Demonstrates excellent communication, intervention and people
skills. 14. Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques. 15.
Demonstrates knowledge of documentation protocols.
Machines/Equipment and Tools Used: PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1 BILINGUAL
SPANISH 1. Computer 2. Telephone 3.Must be able to operate a motor
vehicle. Training Requirements: PROGRAM SPECIALIST 1 BILINGUAL
SPANISH o All new employees are required to attend New Employee
Orientation o At least 1-2-week out-of-state onboarding
training(s), included but not limited to: HIV prevention planning
Testing best practices Patient care coordination Mobile unit
management Basic annual safety Blood borne pathogen Hazard
Communication Infectious Waste Tuberculosis Patient care
coordination EMR Contract management o On-going internal and
external grassroots development training o Arizona Department of
Health required training o Other internal/external training as
deemed necessary Travel Requirements: Moderate in-state and
occasional out-of-state travel required, including prevention
outreach work in the community on evenings and weekends as needed.
This includes the responsibility and operation of a company
van/mobile unit.PI116733280Pandologic. Keywords: Instructional
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