Close date: 2/3/2020
Salary: $3569 - $5197
Location: Portland, OR
NOTE: Additional salary differential offered for fluency in Spanish
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), HIV, STD and TB Section is recruiting for a bilingual CAREAssist Case Worker position, which provides technical assistance to individuals and/or health professionals to allow persons living with HIV access to medical care and treatment resources. CAREAssist supports access to HIV care and treatment through direct assistance with out-of-pocket medical expenses. The goal of the HIV, STD and TB Section is to educate Oregonians about the impact of HIV, STD and TB infections; to assist in the development of local and national public policy related to the prevention and care of these infections; and to coordinate with and inform other agencies of the services available to persons affected by these diseases.
What will you do?
As the CAREAssist Case Worker, you will assist clients in the application process and determine their eligibility for the program in accordance with state and federal requirements. In collaboration with community partners, you will provide individualized client level care coordination services and other assistance to maintain access to medical care and HIV treatment through the AIDS Drug Assistance Program. This includes the provision of benefits counseling and direct assistance with applications for public and private insurance and other financial assistance programs. Utilizing your experience with clients, you will also provide information for improvements to program policies and procedures.
What's in it for you?
You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do to improve the health of HIV+ Oregon residents. Do you have experience in case management? Do you have experience determining program eligibility and facilitating access to services and benefits? Have you worked with vulnerable populations? If so, we want to connect with you!
What are we looking for?
Please submit your online application at the following link: