Case Manager Intern

internship - part time, unpaid

International Rescue Committee
Phoenix, AZ
Closed
Posted 49 Days ago
International Rescue Committee
Phoenix, AZ
internship - part time, unpaid
Posted 49 Days ago
Closed

Description

Job Information International Rescue Committee Case Manager Intern Fall 19 in United States Requisition ID: req5227 Job Title: Case Manager Intern Fall 19 Sector: Social Work Employment Category: Intern Employment Type: Part-Time Open to Expatriates: Yes Location: USA-Phoenix, AZ Job Description SCOPE OF WORK: Case Management (CM) team is part the Casework team and takes on refugee cases that require closer care and attention, usually due to medical complications. The CM Intern will work within a client-centered team that provides ongoing health and medical assistance to refugee clients as part of holistic case management. The CM Intern will assist in the coordinating of medical appointments for clients, as well as working to ensure that data entry regarding health appointments is completed in a timely manner. Additionally, the CM Intern will also research potential community resources and provide referrals to new and existing partners within the community. Finally, the CM Intern will also be tasked with helping the CM caseworker enroll clients & track their progress. RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Caseworker, the intern will assist with the following: * Coordinate medical appointments for refugee clients, including health screenings, specialist appointments, and other medical follow up visits; * Coordinate all new Refugee arrival needs * Input health & medical data in a timely and accurate manner using IRC databases; * Enroll, track, & report on clients in Case Management program; * Research community resources & reach out to potential new service providers; * Maintain confidential health information & materials relevant to refugee populations with severe medical, mental, & social needs; * Other relevant program support duties, as assigned Qualifications REQUIREMENTS: * Cultural competency & consideration * Excellent written & verbal skills * Proficient with Excel & other Microsoft Office applications * Self-starter, ability to complete projects with minimal supervision * Access to reliable, insured vehicle * Interest in social work, or international studies preferred, but not required * Computer literacy, data base experience preferred * Ability to take initiative and work independently * Empathy and open mindedness across-cultural environment * Strong organizational skills * Must be comfortable working with the LGBTQ and Asylum Seeker community Note: This is an unpaid internship, must commit to between 10-15 hours a week for a 3 month minimum. Internship hours can only be completed between Mon- Friday 9- 5 pm.

Skills

case management, research, social work, microsoft office, microsoft excel, data entry, program management, organization, microsoft access, casework, community, client centered, cultural competency, empathy, social services

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