EDUCATIONAL CASE MANAGER - PT (TEMP, GRANT FUNDED)
Daley College’s Arturo Velasquez Institute (AVI), in collaboration
with the Chicago Bilingual Nurse Consortium (CBNC) established a
Welcome Back Center to assist internationally educated healthcare
professionals in continuing their professional careers in the U.S.
and bridging their professional practice in Illinois.
Implementing the Welcome Back Initiative (WBI) model, the Welcome
Back Center (WBC) at Daley College is the first Center in the
Midwest and expands CBNC’s work with internationally educated
healthcare professionals. The WBC is part of a national network of
international healthcare workers assistance centers, providing
information and resources to people who have received their formal
education and training in a health field outside of the U.S., who
live in the center’s respective state/area, and who would like to
enter the healthcare sector in the U.S.
This is a temporary grant funded position with the expected
completion date of June 30, 2022.
Reporting to the Director of Continuing Education, an
Educational Case Manager-PT
interacts directly with
participants to assist them as they pursue their goals in becoming
licensed in their health profession or search for meaningful
employment in the health sector.
AnEducational Case Manager
works with participants to assess
their professional goals, aspirations and needs related to
attaining licensure in their chosen healthcare field and helps
participants explore alternative health careers. Performs related
duties as required.
- Meets individually with candidates to obtain information,
assess their professional goals for working in the health
professions in the U.S., and barriers encountered in meeting
- Conducts individual assessments of candidates educational and
professional experience in their countries of origin, licenses and
credentials, work history in the U.S., English language proficiency
level, and other relevant factors.
- Provides candidates with a comparison of the standards for
their health profession in the U.S. and an understanding of the
licensing and credential requirements for practicing their
profession in the U.S. and alternative health careers.
- Works with individuals to develop career pathway plans for
alternative careers in health care based on their background and
experience, career goals, and opportunities related to health
- Assists participants in researching licensing processes,
validating credentials, identifies appropriate courses and
programs, applying for schools and financial aid, exploring
alternative careers, and searching for job opportunities in health
- Develops working relationships with candidates; provides
supportive and motivational guidance on professional transition and
adaptation to the U.S.
- Conducts regular follow-up assessments of participants to
monitor progress on interim steps and objectives, as well as
identifies barriers encountered.
- Links participants with appropriate educational interventions,
English language courses and support group activities. Provides
referrals for appropriate education and professional resources as
- Documents all interactions in the Welcome Back Initiative
database as well as maintains files for all participants in the
- Maintains confidentiality standards for all information,
sharing only with the Center Director and Chicago Welcome Back
- Develops written and verbal reports for the Center Director as
- Delivers presentations to community organizations about the
center’s target population and services offered.
- Participates in ongoing Welcome Back Initiative conference
calls with peers from other Welcome Back Centers and maintains
- Actively participates in Chicago Welcome Back fundraising
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in
Social Work, Nursing, Education or a related field.
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- Two years of experience in a role related to advising,
counseling or providing career guidance to students or adult
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of challenges facing
internationally educated professionals
- Bilingual/English/Spanish preferred
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
- Ability to work within a culturally diverse environment
- Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,