Provide direction and administration of The Coming Home Program, a program designed to provide a continuum of care to individuals released from state prisons and city jails. Oversee all program aspects including daily operations and administration, program and staff development, training activities, fiscal oversight, and coordination of multi-disciplinary service delivery for The Coming Home Program. Facilitate program evaluation and reporting. Serve as liaison to funders for the work of The Coming Home Program. Develop and maintain external relationships with community partners to facilitate bi-directional referrals and service coordination for patients. Work with development team to obtain sustainable funding for program. Develop and maintain standards for program services.
ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develops and maintains referral relationships with organizations and agencies working with incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals.
- Develops program implementation plans based on identified goals and set time frames.
- Carries out educational sessions about HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, and the needs of people coming home from prison.
- Facilitates a supportive environment inside IAM for formerly incarcerated persons who are receiving health care from the clinics.
- Designs curriculum and materials for IAM staff training modules related to serving formerly incarcerated patients.
- Trains IAM staff to sensitize them to issues faced by formerly incarcerated patients.
- Works as part of a multidisciplinary team providing services to formerly incarcerated patients; coordinates with registration, medical, social work and mental health staff to ensure timely service delivery to patients.
- Markets the Coming Home Program within IAM and in the community.
- Ensures expansion and enhancement of patient services as proposed to Program funders.
- Works with Administrative Director and Grants Manager on annual budgets and ongoing expenditure monitoring.
- Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.
- Other duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCES AND/OR SKILLS REQUIRED:
- Bachelor's degree with at least five years' professional experience required. Masters degree in public health, social work, education or related field preferred.
- Experience in management and administration of related programs and services.
- A self-starter who demonstrates cultural sensitivity, excellent communication and diplomacy skills, and a high level of organization.
- Has ability to visit correctional facilities, to work with prison personnel and parole personnel, and has familiarity with the experience of incarceration.
- Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
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Job Type: Full-time