Job Duties: 70% Individualized Medical Case Management • Enter into a formal case management relationship with HIV-infected individuals (clients) who meet eligibility criteria. • Conduct initial assessment and ongoing re-assessment of the client's current needs and problems. • Develop an individualized care plan that addresses mutually agreed upon problems, action steps, and goals. • Work with clients and health and social service providers to address needs identified in the assessment process and coordinate delivery of cost effective health care and supportive services. • Provide HIV disease education and informational resources, and provide/coordinate support of medication adherence. • Transport and accompany clients to various appointments (e.g., medical, general assistance applications, etc.). • Identify HIV positive youth in order to link youth to HIV care and supportive services. • Perform psycho-social assessment of clients. • Care coordination, and monitoring of health and social service delivery to maximize efficiency/cost effectiveness. • Management of client’s medications, medical appointments, and coordination with Community Infectious Disease Clinic. • Coordinate and assist with client meetings, referrals and recruitment to other YAP and social service programs. • Other duties as assigned.
15% Community Engagement • Develop and maintain knowledge of the resources available to target populations, development and utilization of client-centered care plans, and data privacy and confidentiality. • Establish and maintain an association with entities that have effective contact with youth found to be disproportionately impacted by HIV, i.e., youth homeless shelters, substance abuse treatment centers, etc. • Attend relevant case management meetings and other meetings as assigned by supervisor. • Promote and attend YAP community outreach efforts and events, supporting YAP's mission.
15% Case Reporting and Data Management • Update case management unit rate tracking on a daily basis. • Enter CAREWare software tracking. • Audit Case files for annual site visit. • Perform routine client chart maintenance • Assist in report writing as needed.
Required Qualifications (Must be documented on application materials):
Bachelor's degree in social science, human services or other health-related field and two years of experience working with at risk youth, or a combination of education and professional experience working with youth or HIV infected individuals to equal six years.
Must pass criminal and driving record checks.
Must use personal vehicle for client transportation, maintain comprehensive insurance, and be able to travel to numerous sites weekly; travel frequency and times will vary depending on client caseload.
Excellent communication and assessment skills
Knowledge of HIV disease
Cultural competence in working with multicultural, low-income families
Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends
Proficient in Microsoft products
Other: This individual is to reflect YAP’s philosophy, which places equal value on the individuals, families, and communities we serve regardless of age, race, disability (including HIV/AIDS), gender identity and sexual orientation.
Internal Number: 334271
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