CAREAssist Case Manager

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR
  • Jan 15, 2020
Full time Public Health Healthcare

Job Description


Close date: 2/3/2020

Salary: $3569 - $5197 

Location: Portland, OR

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), HIV, STD and TB Section is recruiting for a 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?

  • Minimum requirements: A bachelor's degree in business or public administration, behavioral or social sciences, or a degree related to the agency program that demonstrates the capacity for the knowledge and skills; OR any combination of experience or education equivalent to three years technical-level experience that typically supports the knowledge and skill requirements listed for the classification.
  • Experience and/or training as a case manager.
  • Experience in assessing needs, determining program eligibility and facilitating access to services and benefits through direct service provision or information and referral.
  • Experience and/or training as a Certified Application Counselor in Oregon.
  • Experience and/or training in Medicare, Medicaid, and/or private insurance enrollment and navigation.
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations.
  • Knowledge of the Ryan White program and services.
  • Ability to work in a team, with a high level of emotional intelligence and personal awareness to contribute to a culture of feedback in the office and with external partners.
  • Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.

To Apply

Please submit your online application at the following link:

Contact Information

Cyndi Phipps-Roman



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$3569 - $5197