Essential Functions: Under the general direction of supervisor, serves as a resource to HIV patients, family and friends, providing information, referrals and support as well as providing counseling and testing services.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Maintain Ryan White enrollment for patients assigned to the clinics covered.2. Assist patients to understand health insurance, community programs and prescription access programs and assist in accessing said services as necessary. (in OB/GYN clinic, Children's ID clinic and Adult ID clinic as assigned)3. Assist patients to understand the process to be seen by health care providers and assist patient in getting referrals as necessary4. Provide emotional support to patients, friends and family members as necessary. (in OB/GYN clinic, Children's ID clinic and Adult ID clinic as assigned)5. Assist women in accessing continuity of care between perinatal outpatient care and adult clinic6. Provides Pre and Post-test counseling, obtain specimen for testing, refers as appropriate and maintains records for MDCH.7. Provide Health Education and Risk Reduction strategies to patients as necessary.8. Provides access to Partner Notification services by referring information to the Detroit Health Dept. Partner Notification team.9. Data collection and reporting methods.10. Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: Bachelors degree is required or equivalent education and experience.Interpersonal skills to deal with families of patients, patient and agencies involved in providing services. Basic knowledge of email and office application software.
Internal Number: 76_207098
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