Manager of Client Services & Reception

Job Type

Full Time

Published

10/29/2018

Address

75 Amory Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02119
United States

Description

Function:

The Manager of Client Services & Reception oversees the Client Services Program at AIDS Action Committee. This includes community-based case management and health navigation services, volunteer-based check-in program, reception at the Boston and Cambridge offices, and daily activities at the Boston office.


Duties:

1. Provide management oversight to the medical case management program.  

  • Supervise and provide on-going training to a team of Care Access Navigators at the Boston location. Ensure clients receive comprehensive intake/screening, triage, and referral assistance. 
  • Supervise Community-Based Case Manager in Essex County. Oversee caseload distribution, and monitor intensity of services provided to clients based on acuity of need. Monitor caseload and ensure clients with intensive needs, particularly those who are newly diagnosed with HIV or not regularly engaged in care, receive intensive, timely and high quality follow-up and services. Work to move clients to a lower intensity of services or discharge as appropriate. 
  • Coordinate the hiring, training, scheduling supervision and professional development of program staff and work to ensure positive work morale.
  • Ensure proper documentation procedures are maintained to track and monitor services. This includes reviewing electronic client records, including assessment, services plans and efforts, as well as case assignments, report preparation, and expenditure tracking and reconciliation and other paperwork required by the agency and/or funding sources.
  • Implement and monitor work-plan and outcome deliverables for program services. 
  • Develop and maintain a wide-range of resource and health services for people living with HIV/AIDS with a concentration on those who are not connected to care, newly diagnosed, homeless/marginally housed individuals, and substance users. 
  • Regularly evaluate program efficiency, outcomes and capacity using information gained through consumer feedback, service utilization, outcome, and epidemiological data and other informational sources. Recommend and implement changes, as appropriate. 
  • Work closely across departments to ensure case coordination of the interdisciplinary teams and to coordinate the daily operations, including coverage and crisis support needs of all programs. In conjunction serve as a liaison to AAC administration and other departments. 
  • Work closely with other program managers across sites to ensure the integration, coordination and consistency of services across agency sites. 
  • Ensure all services are provided within the harm reduction framework and are easily accessible to clients in need of services, particularly those who are most impacted by social and economic inequality.


2. Oversee reception and daily client activities at the Boston office. Provide supervision to front desk reception at the Cambridge office. 

  • Supervise Front Desk Receptionists at the Boston and Cambridge offices. Ensure that all clients, visitors, and providers receive the highest level of customer service by phone and in person.
  • Oversee coordination of spaces used for client meetings. Directly respond to client needs and crisis situations as appropriate. Work with other program managers to coordinate daily coverage. 


3. Provide administrative and programmatic oversight of evening support services.

  • Oversee the coordination of the Check-In Program to provide phone-based support by Check-in volunteers to clients. Provide direct supervision to Care Access Navigators coordinating day-to-day operations. Modify training curriculum and lead weekend training of new volunteers.
  • Assist with the recruitment, training, coordination, and supervision of volunteers to provide low-threshold evening support services to individuals living with HIV.
  • Facilitate access to resources that will assist clients in optimizing positive health outcomes and increase self-sufficiency by reviewing volunteers’ work to ensure follow-up on clients’ needs and connection to services.
  • Develop, evaluate, improve, and maintain systems for accurately tracking client contacts, work, and follow-up. Ensure proper documentation procedures are maintained by volunteers and staff. 


4. Related duties as assigned. 


Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Public Health or related field, preferred. Bachelor’s degree in related field and at least 2 years of work experience required. 
  • Minimum of two to five years of supervisory experience including recruitment, training and supporting a diverse workforce required. 
  • Experiences working with issues related to social and economic inequalities, including issues related to HIV/AIDS, substance use, homelessness, mental health, and bi-lingual, multicultural & GLBT communities.
  • Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS community trends, harm reduction, and at-risk populations and commitment and experience to delivering low-threshold, easily accessible service. 
  • Strong administrative, report writing and computer skills. 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities; excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-directed, motivated and flexible with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience designing and conducting trainings/workshops, preferred. 

Benefits

Our comprehensive benefits package helps to reduce out-of-pocket costs for employees and supports a better work-life balance. Highlighted benefits include generous contributions towards medical and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, matching retirement contributions, nearly 8 weeks of paid time off per year, and employee discounts at Fenway Health and with local community partners.

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

http://www.aac.org

Please complete the ONLINE APPLICATION. You will be asked to submit a resume and cover letter.


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