Temporary Housing Benefits Coordinator
Company: State of Wyoming
Posted on: January 9, 2021
Description and FunctionsOpen Until FilledGENERAL
DESCRIPTION:This position serves as the lead for the Housing
Opportunities for Person with AIDS (HOPWA) grant funding and the
day to day operations for this grant. This position will work
closely with public health nursing offices statewide, local housing
authorities, local community action agencies, and others to
coordinate housing and supportive services for HIV positive
individuals. This position will determine client housing
eligibility and develop and maintain HOPWA Program policies and
procedures. This position will also assist the Communicable Disease
Treatment Program Manager with grant writing and reporting.This
position acts as the administrator of CDU Treatment Program
systems, including but not limited to Web chart (THR) and CAREWare,
the client level data systems for Ryan White Part B and C, and
HOPWA grants coordinating user access, training, and reporting
functions.This position will also establish and maintain clinical
quality management measurements and evaluations for all HIV client
services. The HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) requires clinical measures for
all client services. This position will provide technical
assistance to primary care providers, case managers, and staff on
Clinical Quality Improvement (CQI). This position will also be
responsible for quarterly reporting of performance measurement and
evaluation of all HOPWA client services. The position is
temporary.Human Resource Contact: email@example.com
307/777-6057ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are
illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function
which may be performed at the job level.
- This position will help the Communicable Disease Treatment
Program Manager write, oversee, implement, and coordinate grant
activities of the HOPWA grant to include all housing requirements
and supportive services.
- Work with clients, case managers, local housing authorities,
and landlords to secure safe and affordable housing for enrolled
HIV positive individuals and their families.
- Develops and executes contracts and agreements for contractors,
fiduciary, and hotel or motel vouchers.
- Collaborates with key stakeholders and builds strong working
- Oversee and facilitate Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA)
agreements to calculate rent proportions, facilitate the rental
agreement process, prepare the rental agreements, and provide
client education on rights and responsibilities as tenants.
- Oversee and facilitate the Short-term Rent, Mortgage, and
Utility (STRMU) process to include a commitment to pay letters,
working with case managers, landlords, utility companies, and
clients throughout the process.
- Serve as a contact between the Communicable Disease Treatment
Program to Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) for CDU Treatment
- Train new staff and program stakeholders using CDU Treatment
- Oversee the clinical quality management for the Communicable
Disease Treatment Program
- Prepares written and verbal reports on program
performance.QualificationsPREFERENCES:Preference may be given to
candidates with a Bachelor's degree in social work, business
administration, or another social service degree.Preference may be
given to candidates with 2 years of work experience in Benefits and
Eligibility with acquired knowledge of a Senior Benefits
Specialist.Preference may be given to candidates with 3-5 years of
progressive work experience in housing benefit coordination,
eligibility determination, and client benefit provision.KNOWLEDGE:
- Statewide and local housing regulations and leasing
- Knowledge of computer office programs and database
- Communication skills.
- Basic math ability.
- Ability to work with people with disabilities.
- Knowledge of Quality Management processes.MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS:None - See "Preferences"Necessary Special
RequirementsPHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
- Work is performed in a typical office environment.NOTES:
- FLSA: Non-exempt.
- Position is temporary.Supplemental Information048-Wyoming
Department of Health-Public Health Division-Preventive Health &
Safety-Communicable DiseaseClick here to view the State of Wyoming
Classification and Pay Structure.URL:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfmThe State of
Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the
ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with
disabilities.The Wyoming Department of Health is an E-Verify
Employer.Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer
to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent
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