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CASE MANAGER

Date: Jan 11, 2021

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Marion County Public Health Department is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Marion County Public Health Department also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

Position Summary:
This position will serve as a Case Manager for the Substance Use Outreach Services Program (SUOS). This position will be responsible for clients in treatment program, planning, implementing, and providing health education, HIV testing, STD and Hepatitis screenings and risk reduction activities. This position will support other staff members with office coverage to assist clients with HIV/STD education regarding transmission, prevention, and behavior change techniques.  This position will also be part of the outreach team providing consultation and guidance to individuals and groups in the community through prevention outreach efforts and health fairs. 

Essential Duties:

  • Conduct assessments, document progress and provide follow up to clients in treatment program.  
  • Provide substance abuse education and treatment information to community.     
  • Conduct outreach in non-traditional locations during non-traditional hours. 
  • Provide client centered counseling, HIV/STD and Hepatitis screenings and risk reduction activities to persons at risk for infection.
  • Provide referrals to substance abuse treatment, sexually transmitted disease clinics, primary care clinics and other community agencies. 
  • Assist in the mobilization of community partners to identify and solve health problems related to the populations served. 
  • Inform, educate and empower people about health issues.
  • Plan, implement and provide HIV/STD and substance abuse skills building behavior intervention efforts in the community through one on one, groups and health fair presentations. 
  • Establish and maintain effective lines of communication and collaboration with community, targeted populations and other program areas within the MCPHD.
  • Assist in the development of programs objectives that target diverse and high risk populations. 
  • Develop, implement and maintain protocols, policies and procedures for the SUOS program. 
  • Ensure that all personnel actions are in accordance with Health and Hospital Corporation policies and procedures. 
  • Participate in public health emergency preparedness exercises and response to public health emergencies, as directed. 
  • Supports the MCPHD vision and mission through department presence in the community.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve on appropriate committees and task forces, as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Skill and knowledge acquired through completion of a degree in Public Health or allied health field or three to five years of progressively responsible professional work experience.
  • Knowledge of health education, human behavior, social environment, HIV/STD prevention and community outreach is preferred.
  • Successful completion of phlebotomy course within four months of hire.
  • Excellent communication skills with internal and external persons.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail and multi-tasking.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Experience in working effectively with diverse populations and age groups 
  • Ability to work independently and in team relationships effectively 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis