1) Provides client-centered counseling for patients
2) Conducts initial assessments/reassessments of basic needs, psychosocial needs, medical needs, and identifies linkages and referrals as appropriate to client need
3) Maintains regular contact with clients to support adherence to care and performs home visits as appropriate
4) Provides one-on-one care, referrals to psychosocial support services, addresses health insurance coverage needs, assists with and/or arranges transportation, food and housing, and completes paperwork and documentation as required
1) Sensitivity to and understanding of issues concerning HIV
2) Detail-oriented with the ability to act as a liaison between clients and service providers
3) Functional knowledge of computers in order to enter client data into web-based reporting system
4) Attention to detail and ability to prioritize independently
5) Ability to maintain confidentiality, problem-solve, reason and communicate effectively in both verbal and written form
6) Strong ability to handle high pressure situations
7) Comfortable with frequent communication via phone and e-mail
8) High level of proficiency with time management
1) Indirect patient contact
2) Clinical care setting
3) Irregular work schedule
4) Operate personal vehicle
5) Office environment
1) Ability to work in a high-stress environment
1) Bachelorâ™s degree
2) Masterâ™s degree in a human services field
1) A minimum of 3 years of related social service experience
Technical Knowledge or Skills
1) Functional knowledge of computers in order to enter client data into web-based reporting system
1) Cover letter
4) Writing sample
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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