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HCV Bridge Counselor – Clinical Social Worker

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Hiring Range: $43,430 to $50.000

Work Schedule/Location: Mon.-Fri. 8:30a.m.-5:15p.m. with occasional evening/weekend appointments (10 Sunnybrook Road)  

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Social Work and 1 year of social work or counseling experience; or equivalent.

Special Requirements: A valid NC driver's license and a "safe" driving record required. A criminal record check will be conducted.

Preferred Qualifications: Two years of experience in case management; knowledge of basic HIV/HCV disease process and its impact on individuals and their families; experience in social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to specific casework; experience with local governmental and private organizations and resources in the community; working knowledge of regulations and policies related to Medicaid and Affordable Care Act; knowledge of pharmaceutical assistance programs and ADAP; flexible; willing to prioritize, evaluate and change priorities as needed; ability to maintain clear interpersonal boundaries and set limits appropriately; ability to respect the autonomy of and relate in a non-judgmental manner to clients who represent diversity in culture, country of origin, age, gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, mental health status, chemical dependence, spirituality, and life issues; strong oral and written communication skills; ability to work on multidisciplinary team and also function effectively in an autonomous role.

Duties: Work as HCV Bridge Counselor; provide confidential, culturally sensitive, non-judgmental case management to a diverse spectrum of clients living with HCV and possible HIV disease and with complex life issues; administer a multi-dimensional assessment to determine the health, social, physical, economic, functional and environmental needs of the client ; work with client to connect them to medical care. Coordinate a care plan based on mutually-determined priorities; implement the plan using available resources; monitor, evaluate and assess service needs; provides HCV education and counseling; develop needed new resources; carry an active caseload clients with a major focus on connecting them to medical care, needs and solutions related to their HVC diagnosis.

 

If interested, please send resume to:

  Yvonne J. Torres, MS

  Wake County Human Services

  HIV/STD Program Manager

  10 Sunnybrook Raleigh, NC 27610

  Email: ytorres@wakegov.com

  Phone: 919-250-4479