1420 NE 23rd Street Oklahoma City, OK 73111
(405) 733-0881

Careers

Guiding Right is currently hiring for the positions listed below.

Interested applicants please send your resume togri-info@guidingright.org

Your email needs to include your name and best contact phone number, as well as your resume. We will review your qualifications and contact you if we are interested to move further with your application.

Position: Clinical Case Manager
Center: Guiding Right, Inc. (GRI)
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Salary Range: $55,000 – $65,000
FLSA: Full-time, salaried, non-exempt with Benefits
Reports To: Chief Operating Officer, Medical Director or designate

Grant Funded: Yes

Position Summary: Performs comprehensive clinical case management services to Black and Latinx HIV-positive Ryan White Eligible clients seen at Guiding Right, Inc.’s clinical arm New Hope Wellness Center. Clinical case management services are a range of client centered services that link client with health care, psychosocial, and other services.  The services ensure timely and coordinated access to medically appropriate levels of health and support services and continuity of care.  

Position Responsibilities:

1. Links recently diagnosed HIV-infected patients to medical care and case management services.

2. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to elicit referrals and develop treatment plans with the patients.

3. Provides ongoing follow-up and support to assist patient retention in programs related to medical care, including, but not limited to, contacting patients in reference to missed appointments.

4. Provides patients with assistance in assessing eligibility and applying for state and federal programs including, but not limited to ADAP, Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, WIC, Food Stamps, Medicaid, and Medicare.

5. Is responsible for contractual obligations, such as monthly reporting and data entry into the CAREWare.

6. Monitors patients’ health status, compliance with medical appointments, medication regimens, and monitor treatment recommendations from the medical provider on an ongoing basis.

7. Develops comprehensive, holistic case management services to Ryan White patients.

8. Develops individualized service plans for assigned patients.

9. Performs psychosocial assessment of patient needs.

10. Participates in mandatory annual organization trainings, trainings related to HIV/AIDS, and other trainings targeted at the populations being served in the ID Clinic.

11. Integrates social and medical services in a holistic approach to patient care.

12. Maintains required paperwork for federal, state and private assistance programs within the framework of state and federal program guidelines and requirements.

LEGAL CONCEPTS

1. Maintain confidentiality

2. Follow federal, state and local legal guidelines

3. Maintain HIPAA compliance

Position Qualifications:

1. Ability to develop a comprehensive care plan in coordination with other members of the health care team.

2. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills.

3. Experience with data collection/entry and familiar with Quality Improvement Programs.

4. Ability to work and communicate effectively with individuals from culturally and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.

5. Ability to meet specific deadlines and coordinate multiples tasks.

6. Knowledge of HIPAA and ability to implement privacy and confidentiality practices.

7. Ability to be culturally sensitive while working with diverse client populations.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, case management practices and medical service delivery.

2. Knowledge of major HIV and social services available from the community and other private programs.

3. Knowledge of/experience with social institutions, specifically with respect to policy and procedure of one or all of the following: Medicaid, Medicare and SSI/SSDI.

Education and/or Experience:

A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a human services field related to Social Work, Sociology, Public Health/Community Health, Health Education, Child and Family Development, Maternal and Child Health, Counseling, Psychology, or Nursing; or

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of social work; or

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a human services field or related curriculum including at least fifteen (15) semester hours in courses related to social work or counseling and six (6) months of social work or counseling experience; or

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and one (1) year experience in counseling or in a related human services field with experience in techniques of counseling, casework, health education, group work or community organization; or

Be a licensed Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Social Worker, or Certified Substance Abuse Counselor.

Special Requirements:

Must be willing to travel.

Must be willing to work evening hours and weekends if necessary.

Appearance Standards:

This position shall follow the appearance standards as outlined in the GRI Personnel Appearance Policy.

Interested applicants send resume to: Theodore Noel at tnoel@guidingright.org

Position: Outreach Case Manager
Center: Guiding Right, Inc. (GRI)
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Salary Range: $40,000 – $45,000
FLSA: Full-time, salaried, non-exempt with Benefits
Reports To: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or Designate

Grant Funded: Yes

Position Summary: Perform outreach, education, and HIV/STI testing in high-risk communities to identify and link to care newly diagnosed clients and re-engage previous HIV positive clients, including in rural areas.

Supervision Exercised: None

Position Responsibilities:

1. Will be able to mobilize at any time of day, as required, to locate and connect with clients who have fallen out of care to assist in re-engaging them into care.

2. Will assist with street outreach, harm reduction education, needs assessment data collection, HIV/Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)/Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing, PrEP and PEP referrals, and disease cluster intervention for HIV and Hepatitis.

3. Will provide health support materials for clients, provided by the Sexual Health & Harm Reduction Service (at OSDH) or their agency, which may include but may not be limited to, planners, pill minders, lunch bags, transportation support, or other items to help clients get and stay in care.

4. Will use current technology, such as an Android tablet with effective security measures, to assist with health education messaging and current resources for clients, especially clients with limited internet access.

LEGAL CONCEPTS

1. Maintain confidentiality

2. Follow federal, state and local legal guidelines

3. Maintain HIPAA compliance

Position Qualifications:

1. Must reflect the diverse communities they serve in a nonclinical setting.

2. Will provide services in one or more of the four regions of Oklahoma as divided by Interstate 40 and Interstate 35, including rural areas.

3. Will be encouraged and supported to obtain phlebotomy training, in order to provide syphilis testing to clients.

4. Will be encouraged and supported to attend/achieve Behavioral Health Case Management, which is certified by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.

5. Ability to be culturally sensitive to diverse client populations.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Ability to perform each position responsibility satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.

2. Ability to understand that safety is a condition of employment. Unsafe acts or conditions will be reported to the supervisor or a member of the management team.

3. Must be computer literate with ability to enter information in the GRI system and compile reports or data as requested.

4. Must be able to read, write and speak English.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in public/community health or related field of study from an accredited college or university. 1 – 3 years’ experience in the social service field preferred.

License and / or Certification:

Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

Special Requirements:

Must be willing to travel.

Must be willing to work evening hours and weekends if necessary.

Appearance Standards:

This position shall follow the appearance standards as outlined in the GRI Personnel Appearance Policy.

Interested applicants send resume to: Zenita Hughes Abdullah at zhughes@guidingright.org and Theodore Noel at tnoel@guidingright.org

Position: HIV Tester/Navigator
Center: Guiding Right, Inc. (GRI)
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Salary Range: $44,000 – $48,000
FLSA: Full-time, salaried, non-exempt with Benefits
Reports To: Director of Prevention

Grant Funded: Yes

Position Summary: Perform HIV/STI Testing to Black/African American women and Black/African American Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) at high risk for HIV acquisition. Identify and link to medical treatment and care newly diagnosed clients and re-engage previous HIV positive clients. Initiate PrEP for individuals at high risk for HIV.

Supervision Exercised: None

Position Responsibilities:

1. Conducts HIV Testing using Rapid Testing Technology.

2. Conducts STD and/or Blood borne pathogen screenings.

3. Conducts a comprehensive HIV/STD risk assessment of factors that influence client risk.

4. Develop individualized client risk reduction plan with realistic, time-phased, measurable goals.

5. Supporting and reinforcing client behavior changes by repeating risk reduction messages and offering suggestions to overcome barriers.

6. Monitoring client progress toward his/her risk reduction plan at each session by reviewing individual risk reduction goals/objectives.

7. Developing a plan to obtain necessary services, such as housing, drug treatment, job training and HIV/STD prevention and treatment services through referrals, case manager assistance and follow up.

8. Responsible for maintenance and quality assurance of agency data collection.

9. Advocate for the use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and assist clients in accessing.

10. Provide referral and assistance in HIV+ clients attaining medical care and treatment adherence.

LEGAL CONCEPTS

1. Maintain confidentiality

2. Follow federal, state and local legal guidelines

3. Maintain HIPAA compliance

Position Qualifications:

1. Must reflect the diverse communities they serve.

2. Will be encouraged and supported to obtain phlebotomy training, in order to provide syphilis testing to clients.

3. Will be encouraged and supported to obtain phlebotomy training, to provide syphilis testing to clients.

4. Will be encouraged and supported to participate in the Oklahoma HIV/Hepatitis Planning Council.

5. Ability to be culturally sensitive to diverse client populations.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Ability to perform each position responsibility satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.

2. Ability to understand that safety is a condition of employment. Unsafe acts or conditions will be reported to the supervisor or a member of the management team.

3. Must be computer literate with ability to enter information in the GRI system and compile reports or data as requested.

4. Must be able to read, write and speak English.

Education and/or Experience:

Associates or bachelor’s degree in public/community health or related field of study from an accredited college or university. 1 – 3 years’ experience in the social service field preferred.

License and / or Certification:

Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

Special Requirements:

Must be willing to travel.

Must be willing to work evening hours and weekends if necessary.

Appearance Standards:

This position shall follow the appearance standards as outlined in the GRI Personnel Appearance Policy.

Interested applicants send resume to: Theodore Noel at tnoel@guidingright.org

Position:         Administrative Assistant    
Center:            Guiding Right, Inc. (GRI)
Location:         Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Salary Range:  $28,000 – $38,000
FLSA:             Full-time, salaried, non-exempt with Benefits or Part-time with no benefits
Reports To:     Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or Designate
Grant Funded: Yes

Position Summary: Duties and responsibilities include providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Supports managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures.

Supervision Exercised: None

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Provides administrative support to ensure efficient operation of office.
  2. Answers phone calls, schedules meetings and supports visitors.
  3. Carries out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc.
  4. Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning administrative projects and expediting work results.
  5. Makes travel arrangements for prevention staff such as booking flights, cars, and hotel or restaurant reservations.
  6. Exhibits polite and professional communication via in-person, phone, e-mail, and mail.
  7. Supports prevention team by performing tasks related to organization and strong communication.
  8. Develops administrative staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities.
  9. Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  10. Provides information by answering questions and requests.
  11. Maintains supplies (CTR kits, condoms, lubes, etc.) inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  12. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

 

 

LEGAL CONCEPTS

  1. Maintain confidentiality
  2. Follow federal, state and local legal guidelines
  3. Maintain HIPAA compliance

 

Position Qualifications:

  1. Proven admin or assistant experience
  2. Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  3. Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  5. Strong organizational and planning skills and ability to be culturally sensitive to diverse client populations.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Ability to perform each position responsibility satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.
  2. Ability to understand that safety is a condition of employment. Unsafe acts or conditions will be reported to the supervisor or a member of the management team.
  3. Must be computer literate with ability to enter information in the GRI system and compile reports or data as requested.
  4. Knowledge of appropriate software including: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma, college experience preferred.

License and / or Certification:

  • Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

 

Special Requirements:

  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Must be willing to work evening hours and weekends if necessary.

 

Appearance Standards:

This position shall follow the appearance standards as outlined in the GRI Personnel Appearance Policy.

Position:          Community Health Worker (CHW)   
Center:             Guiding Right, Inc. (GRI)
Location:          Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Salary Range:   $30,000 – $35,000
FLSA:              Full-time, salaried, non-exempt with Benefits or Part-time with no benefits
Reports To:      Project Director or designate
Grant Funded:  Yes

Position Summary: Works closely with medical providers, primary care teams, and social services agencies to provide short term care coordination and connection to resources and support to program clients to improve their health and general well-being through education and provision of coordination of care and services.

Supervision Exercised: None

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Educate clients and/or community groups on issues related to SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19 such as COVID-19 testing, types of COVID-19 vaccinations, vaccine hesitancy among some populations and locations to access.
  2. Advise clients or community groups to ensure parental understanding of the importance of childhood immunizations and how to access immunization services.3. Attend community meetings or health fairs to understand community issues or build relationships with community members.
  3. Facilitates communication and coordinate services between providers and the clients/patients. Coordinates and monitors services, including comprehensive tracking of clients’ compliance in relation to care plan objectives.
  4. Assists clients in utilizing community services, including scheduling appointments with social services agencies, and assisting with completion of applications for programs for which they may be eligible.
  5. Works collaboratively and effectively within a team. Establishes positive, supportive relationships with participants and provides feedback to other members of the team.
  6. Transport or accompany clients to scheduled health appointments or referral sites.
  7. Interpret, translate, or provide cultural mediation related to health services or information for community members.
  8. Identify the particular health care needs of individuals in a community or target area.10. Contact clients in person, by phone, or in writing to ensure they have completed required or recommended actions.

LEGAL CONCEPTS

  1. Maintain confidentiality
  2. Follow federal, state and local legal guidelines
  3. Maintain HIPAA compliance

 

Position Qualifications:

  1. Advocate for underserved individuals or communities to receive services and resources to address health needs.
  2. Create connections between vulnerable populations and healthcare providers.
  3. Build community capacity to address health issues
  4. Help patients navigate healthcare and social service systems.
  5. Collect data and relay information to stakeholders to inform programs and policies

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Ability to perform each position responsibility satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.
  2. Ability to understand that safety is a condition of employment. Unsafe acts or conditions will be reported to the supervisor or a member of the management team.
  3. Must be computer literate with ability to enter information in the GRI system and compile reports or data as requested.
  4. Must be able to read, write and speak English.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Associates or Bachelor of Sciences, Public Health/Community Health or two (2) years of work

experience in related field in lieu of degree.

 

License and / or Certification:

  • Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

 

Special Requirements:

  • Must be willing to travel and work evening hours and weekends if necessary.

 

Interested applicants send resume togri-info@guidingright.org

 

Position:         Outreach Case Manager   
Center:            Guiding Right, Inc. (GRI)
Location:         Oklahoma City, and Tulsa Oklahoma
Salary Range:  $30,000 – $40,000
FLSA:             Full-time, salaried, non-exempt with Benefits or Part-time with no benefits
Reports To:     Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or Designate
Grant Funded: Yes

Position Summary: Perform outreach, education, and testing in high-risk communities to identify and link to care newly diagnosed clients and re-engage previous HIV positive clients, including in rural areas.

Supervision Exercised: None

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Will be able to mobilize at any time of day, as required, to locate and connect with clients who have fallen out of care to assist in re-engaging them into care.

 

  1. Will assist with street outreach, harm reduction education, needs assessment data collection, HIV/Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)/Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing, PrEP and PEP referrals, and disease cluster intervention for HIV and Hepatitis.
  2. Will provide health support materials for clients, provided by the Sexual Health & Harm Reduction Service (at OSDH) or their agency, which may include but may not be limited to, planners, pill minders, lunch bags, transportation support, or other items to help clients get and stay in care.

 

  1. Will use current technology, such as an Android tablet with effective security measures, to assist with health education messaging and current resources for clients, especially clients with limited internet access.

LEGAL CONCEPTS

  1. Maintain confidentiality
  2. Follow federal, state and local legal guidelines
  3. Maintain HIPAA compliance

 

Position Qualifications:

  1. Must reflect the diverse communities they serve in a nonclinical setting.
  2. Will provide services in one or more of the four regions of Oklahoma as divided by Interstate 40 and Interstate 35, including rural areas.
  3. Will be encouraged and supported to obtain phlebotomy training, in order to provide syphilis testing to clients.
  4. Will be encouraged and supported to attend/achieve Behavioral Health Case Management, which is certified by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
  5. Ability to be culturally sensitive to diverse client populations.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Ability to perform each position responsibility satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.
  2. Ability to understand that safety is a condition of employment. Unsafe acts or conditions will be reported to the supervisor or a member of the management team.
  3. Must be computer literate with ability to enter information in the GRI system and compile reports or data as requested.
  4. Must be able to read, write and speak English.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field of study from an accredited college or university. 1 – 3 years’ experience in the social service field preferred.

License and / or Certification:

  • Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

 

Special Requirements:

  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Must be willing to work evening hours and weekends if necessary.

 

Appearance Standards:

This position shall follow the appearance standards as outlined in the GRI Personnel Appearance Policy.

JOB TITLE:              Data Entry Specialist

DEPARTMENT:        HIV Prevention

SALARY RANGE:     $29,500 – 32,000

HOURS:                     Full-time (40 hours per week) unconventional hours with some evenings, nights and weekends

 

Functions of Work: 

Under the supervision of the Prevention Program Manager, will be responsible for the collection and record keeping of all PS17-1704/ PS21-2102 data/information, entering all information into EvaluationWeb and/or PHIDDO

 

Examples of work Performed

 

  • Ensure quality of data and accurate input
  • Enter client level data into Oklahoma State Department of Health’s Public Health Investigation and Disease Detection of Oklahoma (PHIDDO) and Evaluation Web.
  • Assist the Prevention Program Manager in collecting and compiling monthly reports for review.
  • Maintain client confidentiality

 

 

Recommended Training and Experience:

None

 

Minimum Training and Experience:

High School Diploma and one year of work experience with confidential records.

JOB TITLE:              HIV Testing Counselor

DEPARTMENT:        HIV Prevention

SALARY RANGE:     $34,500 – 38,000

HOURS:                     Full-time (40 hours per week) unconventional hours with some evenings, nights and weekends

 

Functions of Work: 

Under the supervision of the Program Administrator and Prevention Program Manager, performs HIV counseling, testing and referrals services to African American women and African American Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) at high risk for HIV infection and/or living with HIV/AIDS over the age of 16

 

Examples of work Performed

 

  • Conducts HIV Testing using Rapid Testing Technology
  • Conducts STD and/or Blood borne pathogen screenings
  • Conducts a comprehensive HIV/STD risk assessment of factors that influence client risk
  • Develop individualized client risk reduction plan with realistic, time-phased, measurable goals
  • Supporting and reinforcing client behavior changes by repeating risk reduction messages and offering suggestions to overcome barriers.
  • Monitoring client progress toward his/her risk reduction plan at each session by reviewing individual risk reduction goals/objectives.
  • Developing a plan to obtain necessary services, such as housing, drug treatment, job training and HIV/STD prevention and treatment services through referrals, case manager assistance and follow up
  • Responsible for maintenance and quality assurance of agency data collection
  • Advocate for the use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and assist clients in accessing
  • Provide referral and assistance in HIV+ clients attaining medical care and treatment adherence.

 

Specific objectives of the risk reduction plan may include:

  • Learning correct way to use a male /female condom
  • Increasing condom usage to every time/every other time with all partners/everyone but your primary partner
  • Within one/three/six months, reducing the number of partners to X
  • Decreasing intercourse to X times per week/month

 

Preferred Training and/or Experience:

Associates or Bachelor of Sciences, Public Health/Community Health or two (2) years of work

experience in related field in lieu of degree.

 

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for an outgoing individual with a strong passion to help their community. He must be well organized and detail oriented; exhibiting the ability to follow strict policies and guidelines regarding confidentiality.

 

Interested applicants send resume to:  Zenita Hughes Abdullah at zhughes@guidingright.org and Theodore Noel at tnoel@guidingright.org