The department of Infectious Diseases is looking for an HIV/AIDS Case Manager. The successful candidate for this position will provide case management to clients with multiple medical and psychosocial needs of clients across the HIV continuum of care. Coordinate psychosocial support services with community-based social services agencies and on-site substance abuse case managers. Complete all paperwork in accord with current policies. Act as an advocate for the clients with community based organizations and public services to reduce barriers and enhance access to care. Act as liaison with medical providers and Moore Clinic Social Workers as needed. Make home visits as indicated; participate in relevant training, clinical supervision, conferences and meetings, maintain operative knowledge of existing resources for individuals with HIV/AIDS.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
• Complete a biopsychosocial assessment and care plan with patients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS
• Meet with patients to complete a Ryan White eligibility determination and provide them with a summary of services under the program.
• Assist patients in applying for health insurance and prescription programs such as ACA, MADAP, Medicare, Medical Assistance, Social Security Extra Help, QMB, SPDAP
• Refer patients to Department of Social Services for programs such as Food Stamps, TDAP, TCA, Eviction Prevention, and Energy Assistance.
• Assess and refer patients to substance abuse and mental health treatment
• Provide HIV treatment adherence education
• Provide education on the disability programs provided by the Social Security Administration such as SSI and SSDI.
• Refer patients to community resources programs for transportation, housing/shelters, food services, and employment.
• Submit Ryan White voucher requests for rent/utility assistance, and DME Assess patients for medication purchase and co-payment vouchers.
• Arrange patient’s transportation services that include cabs, tokens, and referrals to Moveable Feast transportation program. Assist patients to enroll in transportation programs offered by the MTA and Medical Assistance.
• Performs other duties as assigned or required
Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology or other appropriate field.
License in Social Work, Registered Nurse or medical physician preferred.
One year of case management experience in a healthcare or public welfare setting with knowledge of HIV, substance abuse, and psychiatric illness.
Classified Title: Case Manager Working Title: Case Manager HIV/AIDS Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $38,920 - $53,520, commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm; Up to 37.5 hours per week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 60000455-SOM DOM ID BCHD Personnel area: School of Medicine
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