Duties/Responsibilities Client Case Management and Advocacy (90%) - Attend DHS case management quarterly meetings and attend other meetings as assigned by supervisor. - Report writing, case management unit rate tracking and CAREWare software tracking. - 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. - 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. - Psycho-social assessment of clients, interdisciplinary care coordination, and monitoring of health and social service delivery to maximize efficiency/cost effectiveness. - Knowledge of the resources available to target populations, development and utilization of client-centered care plans, and data privacy and confidentiality. - Management of client’s medications, medical appointments, and coordination with Delaware Infectious Disease Clinic. - Coordinate and assist with client meetings, referrals and recruitment to other YAP and social service programs.
- Other duties as assigned (10%)
***All required qualifications must be documented on application materials***
Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in social science, human services or other health-related field and one year working with at risk youth. Three years of professional experience working with youth or HIV infected individuals can substitute for formal education. 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. *Please note that this position is based off campus in South Minneapolis
Preferred Qualifications - 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
Internal Number: 336812
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