Classified Title: Clinical Nurse Case Manager (HIV) Working Title: Clinical Nurse Case Manager (HIV) Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME Starting Salary Range: $60,342 - $83,034 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 620 N. Caroline Street Department name: 60000455-SOM DOM ID BCHD Personnel area: School of Medicine
To provide medical case management services and coordinates care of HIV positive patients at Baltimore City Health Department Sexual Health clinics. The nurse case manager will work as a part of a multidisciplinary team to provide a variety of client-centered activities focused on improving health outcomes of the population served
Duties & Responsibilities
Manage an assigned caseload of about 150 HIV positive patients
Perform initial needs assessment of newly diagnosed HIV positive individuals.
Provide medical case management services for HIV continuity patients
Complete bio-psychosocial assessment of newly diagnosed and HIV continuity patients and obtain sexual and behavioral risk history
Based upon assessment, develop a comprehensive client-centered care plan to address needs and re-evaluate care plans every 6 months.
Coordinate access to medical services including referrals and medical appointments
Perform treatment adherence assessment and counseling to ensure compliance to HIV treatment
Provides patient education on HIV, STD, hepatitis test results, disease transmission, and risk reduction
Coordinate and assist with prescription refills
Review lab work and triage to providers as appropriate
Individual must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing. Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline preferred. Current CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. Acceptable completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities
Proficiency in medical and conversational Spanish is PREFERRED
Knowledge of STD/HIV/TB disease, treatment, and resources
Ability to work with culturally diverse patient, staff and community populations
Ability to work in multidisciplinary, multi-organizational team setting
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-through
Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision
Phlebotomy and injection skills
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