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JASMYN’s Current Job Openings. Please submit a cover letter and resume to apply@jasmyn.org

Case Manager

The primary role of the JASMYN Case Manager is to provide medical linkage and support services to newly diagnosed HIV positive youth, 13-23 years old, while also working with HIV positive youth to maintain their health and medical adherence. Additionally, the Case Manager will provide supportive services for youth who are homeless, marginally housed, or at risk of homelessness, experiencing issues with substance use or abuse and with youth that have a lack of adult support and resources.  The Case Manager is responsible for intake and assessment; case planning and resource brokerage and linkage; case coordination and advocacy, crisis intervention and follow-up.

Duties:

  • Conduct rapid HIV testing including pre- and post-test counseling
  • Link HIV positive clients to medical care and all other appropriate care and services
  • Support HIV positive clients in treatment retention and adherence
  • Provide risk reduction counseling to all program participants
  • Psychosocial assessment and service planning
  • Crisis intervention, suicide intervention, and prevention
  • Advocacy, resource brokerage, referral, linkage and follow-up
  • Accompany youth to resource meetings and doctor appointments; Provide and/or coordinate transportation services as needed
  • Participate as a member of the JASMYN staff and service team supporting JASMYN programs and services for high risk youth, including group facilitation, outreach and  enrollment, drop in center and clinic staffing
  • Work JASMYN STD clinic, Drop-In Center and other youth development programming.
  • Support youth leadership, health education, and HIV prevention activities in the JASMYN drop in center
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Coordinate services with other case managers and medical and social service providers when and as appropriate
  • Document and report all services according to all requirements in a timely manner
  • Participate in all meetings and trainings as required
  • Ensure participant confidentiality at all times

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Social Work preferred or a related field such as Mental Health Counseling or Public Health.
  • BA in Social work or a related field such as public health, social welfare or psychology from an accredited university acceptable, with a minimum of three years of youth case management or similar experience.
  • Ability to relate to teens and young adults in an accepting, positive and healthy manner; Demonstrated experience in positive youth development.
  • Familiarity and sensitivity in dealing with the unique needs of LGBTQ youth.
  • Experience and/or knowledge with HIV prevention, testing and treatment services
  • Ability to work with a diverse staff and excel in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to effectively deliver strength-based and harm reduction services.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple responsibilities and prepare regular reports
  • Ability to develop and lead group and individual sessions with youth that have multiple needs.
  • Strong assessment skills and ability to document and prioritize needs; Ability to facilitate case planning, resource brokerage and referral
  • Certified in HIV testing and counseling preferred.  Training in CRCS, ARTAS, Healthy Relationships, or other evidence-based interventions for HIV positive youth is a plus!
  • Current FL driver’s license and clean driving record;   Must pass criminal background checks

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Cultural Competency – understand basic concepts around HIV and AIDS and knowledge around the challenges and barriers high risk LGBTQ youth face
  • Customer Service – able to personally provide high level of interactive service to targeted customer base/market, building relationships and acting as external organization advocate
  • Team Orientation & Interpersonal – must be a highly motivated, passionate, and creative team-player with ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels within and external to the organization
  • Communication – able to effectively and persuasively express self verbally and in writing, using correct language and grammar in a professional, diplomatic and tactful manner
  • Organization & Time Management – able to work independently with minimal supervision while planning, scheduling and organizing professional schedule to complete actions within established deadlines; able to handling multiple priorities with strong attention to detail
  • Systems & Software – proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software applications
  • Full-time position (40 hours per week)
  • JASMYN offers excellent benefits including health insurance, IRA retirement plan, paid holidays, and generous leave policy.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

    Application Procedure:  Interested applicants must submit a cover letter that details relevant experience related to job responsibilities, salary requirements, and a detailed resume with at least three references.  Please send cover letter and resume to apply@jasmyn.org.  Candidates chosen for interview will be contacted.  We will be unable to take any inquiries related to posting or hiring details.