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Center Program Manager - C.O.P.E.

Company: Brockton Area Multi-Services Inc.
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Plymouth AreaFull Time -General Statement of Duties: - To perform and oversee outreach and recruitment of injection drug users and their sexual partners, men who have sex with men, transgender people, sex workers, sexual and drug using partners of those who are HIV positive, and other individuals at high risk for HIV/HCV/STI infection -using the Harm Reduction Philosophy. Provide and oversee risk reduction counseling and recommend appropriate screening services for those recruited, including HIV/STI/HCV screenings. Oversee and screen and provide appropriate risk reduction counseling for those at high risk for opioid overdose. Oversee the COPE Center Needle Exchange and Naloxone Pilot programs and enroll appropriate individuals into the program. - To oversee and maintain daily operations of the C.O.P.E. Center, and satellite offices including supervision of staff. - Network with community groups and agencies, in Brockton and surrounding towns as needed to advance the prevention and screening models that are implemented. -BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best. -We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way.We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:Generous Time Off Packageup to 4 weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday11 paid holidaysup to 2 weeks Sick TimeHighly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEUsHealth and Dental InsuranceLife, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance403B plan with discretionary matchWellness ActivitiesEmployee Assistance ProgramCareer Development Opportunities*Available benefits are based on position and scheduled hours.

Responsibilities:
-Oversee the HIV/HCV/STI Prevention and Screening Program, Pilot Naloxone, and Pilot Needle Exchange programs at COPE Center and satellite office (s). Monitor, oversee, coordinate, and manage the quantity and quality of services provided by staff and ensure operations meet agency and funding source standards.Provide ongoing supervision, support, and training to staff, volunteers, and student interns.Attend all meetings, conference calls, trainings, and events required by our funders.Maintain any CLIA and Special Projects Waivers from MDPH state lab, including all testing, temperature, control and training logs. Follow HAV/HBV Vaccine Policies and Protocols including overseeing the vaccination storage temperature and administration logs. Assist staff in creating strategies for providing HIV/STI/HCV prevention, education, counseling and testing and opioid overdose prevention to identified populations. Train, evaluate and document staff proficiency in phlebotomy, HIV pre and post test counseling, risk reduction counseling, street outreach, HIV/HCV/STI/opioid overdose education, syringe exchange and disposal procedures.Provide administrative supervision to COPE staff members at a minimum of once per month. Initiate and conduct follow-up activities to coordinate ongoing program projection, planning and evaluation of services provided and the impact those services have on clients, including consumer feedbackComplete all necessary paperwork in a timely and accurate fashion including qualitative and quantitative program reporting and evaluation for BAMSI and MDPH. Attend meetings, coalitions, conferences and trainings to expand knowledge of HIV disease and related topics (STIs, Hepatitis C, substance abuse, harm reduction, etc.). Seek out and be current on new developments, and committees relevant to served populations.Foster and maintain positive provider relationships within the community that our populations access or are in contact with (Police and Fire Departments, Healthcare and Treatment Facilities, etc.). Maintain, monitor, and order supplies for all screening services, harm reduction, paperwork and educational materials. Establish and maintain a good rapport and harmonious relationships with staff, clients, and other program related individuals.Perform other related work duties as needed or as required by supervisor or designee.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree preferred. Minimum 2 years experience in field of human required.Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience required.Experience with HIV services, GLBT services, and/or harm reduction and substance abuse services preferred.Familiarity with harm reduction theories required.Good organizational and communication skills (oral and written) required.Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required.Resident of or familiarity with the Brockton area preferred.Must possess a valid driver's license in state of residence.Bilingual in English and Spanish or Portuguese desired.

EEO:
We at BAMSI appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization.

BAMSI is an equal opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran or military status and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.

EEO is the Law
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Reasonable Accommodations for Applying/Recruitment
Reasonable accommodations are adjustments made to remove workplace obstacles for qualified individuals with disabilities to apply for and perform their jobs.

Applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation in BAMSI's application and selection process. A request for an accommodation will not affect opportunities for employment within BAMSI.

Arrangements can be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any part of the employment process. Requesting accommodations, in writing or verbally, can be initiated by a BAMSI employee, qualified applicant, or by someone acting on that person's behalf. Either call 508-484-7171 or, send letter to Talent Acquisition, 15 Christy's Dr Brockton, MA 02301. Note: please do not use these contacts to follow-up on job inquiries.

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