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Program Specialist I BILINGUAL Maricopa County

Company: CAN Community Health
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Job Description:

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 Coordinator, Location: Phoenix, AZ - 85015

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