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Employment Application Forms

 

Interested in joining the team?

 

Download and complete the following three forms after reviewing the job listings (hard copies available at the office). Please print them or fill them out digitally in Adobe Reader. To be considered a qualified candidate, a cover letter, resume, and the following forms should either be emailed to HR@acrhealth.org or mailed to:

 

 ACR Health

Human Resources

627 West Genesee Street

Syracuse, NY 13204

 

Form 1: Job Application (PDF)

Form 2: Reference Authorization (PDF)

Form 3: Optional Self Identification (PDF)

 

 

 

Employment Opportunities

 

All positions require a commitment to ACR Health’s mission, vision and values, demonstrated cultural competency, and sensitivity to HIV/AIDS, chronic illness, including substance use and mental health, and LGBTQ issues.

 

SYRACUSE POSITIONS

 

ENDING THE EPIDEMIC SPECIALIST - Syracuse

The Ending the Epidemic Specialist (ETE Specialist) will support New York State’s three-point plan to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This highly qualified individual will accomplish this task by; identifying persons with HIV who remain undiagnosed and linking them to health care, linking and retaining persons diagnosed with HIV to health care to maximize virus suppression so they remain healthy and prevent further transmission, and facilitating access to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for high-risk persons to keep them HIV negative. Duties of this position include: individual and group education; HIV, sexually transmitted disease, and viral hepatitis C testing/screening; one-on-one assessment and counseling; advocacy surrounding Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) and, prevention case management for at-risk populations (men who have sex with men, sex workers, transient populations, individuals who visit bath houses etc.). The incumbent will conduct community outreach and work interdepartmentally to recruit HIV positive clients and high-risk HIV negative clients. 
Minimum Qualifications: Associate degree in health/human services or other related field, or 3 years’ experience working in non-profit social service agency providing direct client related services to diverse populations (e.g., people who use substances and/or have mental health diagnoses, been incarcerated, men who have sex with men, etc.) OR any combination of relevant education and experience.  Effective communication, computer and documentation skills.  Ability to work occasional evening and weekends.  A valid NYS driver's license and access to a reliable and insured vehicle is required. 


NUTRUTION PROGRAM ASSISTANT - Syracuse 

ACR Health is seeking qualified individuals to fill the position of Nutrition Program Associate. The Nutrition Program Associate will provide education focused on the specific nutritional needs of HIV+ clients in the Central New York Ryan White region. The Nutrition Program Associate will assist ACR Health clients in the development of self-management skills by teaching independent health care behaviors and decision-making, while encouraging clients to be responsible for their health care and lifestyle choices. The Nutrition Program Associate will assist with providing care coordination and necessary referrals to addressing all enrolled clients overall health and nutritional needs. Applicants should also demonstrate effective communication and documentation skills; knowledge of local and regional transportation systems; sensitivity to chronic illness and a strong commitment to the mission, vision and values of ACR Health.

Minimum Qualifications: AA or BA or BS with 1 - 2 years of experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS, behavioral health, substance abuse or other chronic illnesses is required. A valid NYS driver’s license and access to a reliable and insured vehicle is required.

 

 

PREVENTION HEALTH ADVOCATE - Syracuse

Job Summary:  The Prevention Health Advocate provides: individual and group education; HIV, sexually transmitted disease and viral hepatitis C testing/screening; one-on-one assessment and counseling; and, prevention case management for at-risk populations with a focus on communities of color and men having sex with men. This individual will also conduct provider and community outreach to target and offer services to high-risk and HIV-positive individuals.  
Qualifications:
Associate degree in health/human services or other related field, or 3 years’ experience working in non-profit social service agency providing direct client related services to diverse populations (e.g., people who use substances and/or have mental health diagnoses, been incarcerated, men who have sex with men, etc.) OR any combination of relevant education and experience.  Effective communication, computer and documentation skills.  Ability to work occasional evening and weekends.  A valid NYS driver's license and access to a reliable and insured vehicle is required. 

 

         

CARE MANAGER - Syracuse and Utica 

Job Summary:  Provide comprehensive care management, care coordination, and health promotion to Medicaid enrolled persons with the goal of reducing unnecessary hospitalizations, decreasing emergency room visits, and improving health outcomes.  Conduct Health Home outreach activities, as assigned/applicable, as well as conducting enrollments into the program, and completing comprehensive assessment & reassessments in order to identify health care, mental health, chemical dependency and social service needs.  Develop comprehensive, measurable, goal-oriented care plans in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of external and internal providers.  Track member medical appointments, labs, preventive health measures and other activities required to maintain the client’s health.  Utilize health information technology, as necessary, to coordinate care.  Coordinate all hospital discharges with hospital or acute care providers to ensure implementation of the discharge plan, and follow-up on recommendations from the ED, hospital or acute care facility.  Provide information to clients about disease management, medications, treatment adherence, psychosocial issues and harm reduction education.  Provide referrals for appropriate services.  Maintain contact with member’s Managed Care Organization.  Complete all tasks and documentation by required deadlines.   
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related discipline (Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Human Services, etc.) with two years’ experience working with persons with HIV/AIDS, a history of mental illness, homelessness, chemical dependency, chronic medical conditions, and/or other populations of persons in need. Must have a valid, unrestricted driver’s license and independent means of transportation for frequent travel throughout catchment area. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong computer skills.  Experience working with electronic medical records and/or health information exchanges (e.g. RHIO) preferred.
• Familiarity and sensitivity to specialized needs of people with HIV, chemical dependency and mental health conditions, homeless individuals, and LGBTQ population.
• Familiarity with and ability to access community resources and services. 
• Strong communication skills, including verbal ability, writing style and active listening skills. 
• Attention to detail; strong organizational skills including time management and ability to prioritize. 
• Ability to work as a team, delegating and coordinating efforts within health home provider network.  Ability to provide strength-based, client-centered, proactive care management.
• Ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds within a climate of mutual respect, inclusion, enrichment, and growth. 


NUTRITION HEALTH EDUCATOR - Syracuse 

Job Summary:  ACR Health is seeking qualified individuals to fill the position of Nutrition Health Educator. The Nutrition Health Educator will provide group and individual level education focused on the specific nutritional needs of HIV+ clients in the Central New York Ryan White region. The Nutrition Health Educator will assist ACR Health clients in the development of self-management skills by teaching independent health care behaviors and decision-making, while encouraging clients to be responsible for their health care and lifestyle choices. The Nutrition Health Educator will provide care coordination and necessary referrals to addressing all enrolled clients overall health and nutritional needs. Applicants should also demonstrate effective communication and documentation skills; knowledge of local and regional transportation systems; sensitivity to chronic illness and a strong commitment to the mission, vision and values of ACR Health.
Qualifications:
BA or BS, MA preferred in Nutrition or related field such as health education or family and consumer sciences. 2 - 3 years of experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS, behavioral health, substance abuse or other chronic illnesses is required. 2-3 years experience developing and facilitating nutrition health education. Possess an understanding of community level work and the importance of collaborating with other organizations. Good communication and writing skills, as well as cultural and linguistic competence. Sensitivity to AIDS, chronic illness, LGTBQ issues and a strong commitment to the mission, vision, and values of ACR Health are essential. A valid NYS driver’s license and access to a reliable and insured vehicle is required.

 

 

LINKAGE SPECIALIST- Syracuse 

This employee will provide individual and group education; HIV, sexually transmitted disease and viral hepatitis C testing/screening; one-on-one assessment and counseling; and prevention case management for at-risk populations with a focus on women in communities of color. Interventions will be delivered in ACR Health offices, on our mobile health units, and at partner organizations. This individual will also conduct provider and community outreach to target HIV positive and high risk HIV negative women of color.
Qualifications: Associate degree in health/human services or other related field, or 3 years’ experience working in non-profit social service agency providing direct client related services to diverse populations (e.g., communities of color, people living with HIV and AIDS, people who use substances and/or have mental health diagnoses, men who have sex with men, previously incarcerated, women engaging in transactional sex etc.). OR an equal combination of education and experience. Applicants should have effective communication, computer and strong documentation skills. Ability to work occasional evening and weekends. Applicant should have a strong connection with community. A valid NYS driver's license and access to a reliable and insured vehicle is required.

 

 

CARE MANAGER – OSWEGO & CAYUGA COUNTIES

The Care Manager will provide care management services to clients with chronic health conditions, including physical and behavioral issues for the Health Home Care Management Program; lead the client’s care coordination team to conduct assessments, evaluate needs, create client-centered care plans and initiate referrals; partner with clients’ medical providers, community partners, social service agencies, family members and social supports to advocate for service delivery and linkage to ongoing care needs; and maintain documentation on activities to comply with reporting requirements on all client files including electronic health records. Applicants should also; sensitivity to chronic illness and a strong commitment to the mission of ACR Health.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in health or human services field is required.  Effective communication, computer and documentation skills. A valid NYS driver's license and access to a reliable and insured vehicle is required.
 

 

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WATERTOWN POSITIONS

 

PEER NAVIGATOR- Watertown

 Job Summary:  Incorporate best practices regarding confidentiality into all job duties and communications in accordance with Article 27-F and HIPAA, ACR Health policies and procedures and other applicable regulations. Observe and abide by the HIV Confidentiality Law and HIPAA. Assist the Behavioral Health Educator, Health Educator and Ryan White Case Manager with outreach, engagement and educational activities. Provide accurate and factual information on HIV/AIDS, behavioral health and related issues to individuals of the assigned target population(s). Identify and access available resources, provide PLWH/As referrals and linkages to behavioral health and medical treatment. Keep accurate records of activities. Attend individual health education and behavioral health educational sessions in the peer’s region.  Assist with evaluating individual and group sessions. Accompany clients to their clinical, behavioral health appointments and supportive service appointments. Follow up with clients regarding attendance at appointments. Track the clients’ clinical and behavioral health treatment appointments.  Assist the Health Educator, Behavioral Health Educator and Ryan White Case Manager with documenting services into the AIDS Institute Reporting System (AIRS). Attends all AIDS Institute required meetings and trainings, when appropriate.
Qualifications:
Member of the target population and/or have firsthand knowledge of the target population(s) and community in which they reside and/or gather. Ability to get along well with others, good communication skills, ability to make and keep commitments, ability to work independently, responsibility and reliably, and good leadership skills. Sensitivity to HIV/AIDS, chronic illness, LGBTQ issues and a strong commitment to the mission, vision, and values of ACR Health are essential.

 

Please apply with a cover letter and resume to hr@acrhealth.org