Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Program Specialist
Salt Lake City
- Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
- Location: Salt Lake City
- Grade: Mid level - Mid level
- Project and Programme Management
- Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
- Closing Date: Closed
Job Overview The LTBI Program Specialist provides trauma-informed services to refugees and other qualified immigrants to support a positive resettlement experience and the achievement of client self-sufficiency. Under the direction of the Health Access Program Coordinator the LTBI Program Specialist is responsible for the coordination of newly arrived resettlement clients LTBI screening, education and treatment. This individual will work collaboratively with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD), IRC-SLC Office and IRC resettlement clients to ensure that clients are screened, evaluated, educated and receiving treatment for LTBI.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Oversee IRC-SLCs LTBI Program
- Coordinate LTBI related client appointments including labs, CXRs, intakes, screenings and LTBI medication pick-ups.
- Maintain and Manage the LTBI program related data and program files
- Provide transportation to/from IRC client health appointments
- Coordinate interpretation for LTBI related appointments
- Supervise 1-2 LTBI program interns each semester
- Provide outreach and education to health care providers about refugee health, including LTBI
- Comply with all policies and procedures of the agency
- Support overall functioning of health programs, projects, and initiatives
- Participate in all program meetings and staff development activities
- Use personal, insured vehicle and/or public transportation (where available) to travel and transport clients and materials as needed throughout the service delivery area.
- Support health team staff in teaching clients how to navigate the US health care system.
- Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in public health, social work or related field of study preferred.
- Relevant professional experience in human services field required; minimum of 1 years’ experience strongly preferred.
Demonstrated Skills & Competencies:
- Demonstrated ability to promote an organizational culture that reflects IRC’s core values of service, accountability, integrity, and equality. Ability to lead in a way that recognizes that IRC’s work is best accomplished through the true collaboration of individuals from many cultures with a great variety of skills and perspectives
- Strong relationship building, diplomacy, and networking skills; ability to effectively build internal and external relationships.
- Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
- Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
- Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
- Fluent in English, both spoken and written; proficiency in language(s) spoken by client group is desired.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research, and problem-solving purposes.
- Valid driver’s license and access to a personal, insured vehicle.
- A combination of standard office environment, remote work, and ‘field’ time within the service delivery area to perform the above outlined responsibilities.
- May require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions. All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.
Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days depending on role and tenure, medical insurance starting at $120 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with immediately vested matching, disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.#LI-Onsite
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