The Case Manager-Linkage Retention Coordinator is primarily a self-directed position and will work in collaboration with other members of the ECUHIVP treatment adherence team to link and retain PLWH in HIV care. He/she will work under the direct supervision of ECUHIVP Ryan White program director and administrator. Work activities are both individual and community based. He/she will connect client to HIV care who are indented as HIV positive in emergency department visit and other places where they test positive for HIV disease; assess clients for barrier to HIV care and developing an action plan to address barriers identified; monitoring care plan objectives, and assist clients with accessing medical care, mental health, and substance abuse services; educating clients on HIV disease and how to become actively engaged in their care; identify clients that have fallen out of care and tracking these clients and encouraging reengagement in care; and coordinate support services that will help clients to retain in care. Other responsibilities include: work with clients to complete the Ryan White eligibility process; track clients that do not show for their provider appointments to reschedule provider appointments; assist clients to find affordable HIV medications by enrolling clients AIDS Drugs Assistant Program, 340b and drug company prescription assistance programs; and help clients navigate the new federal health care 'insurance exchange'. Due to the nature of the job, the work schedule is flexible, including possible nights, and weekends.
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The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.
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Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Associate’s degree in a related Human Services discipline and two years of experience related to the area of assignment, or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 400065
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Division of Infectious Diseases at The Brody School of Medicine provides state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of infections. Infectious Disease doctors help ensure the timely diagnosis and treatment of acute infections by recommending the appropriate diagnostic tests to identify the source of infections and by recommending the appropriate antibiotic to treat the infection. We are dedicated to the treatment of persons infected with HIV in Eastern North Carolina. Our physicians and physician extenders currently provide care for more than 1,000 patients in our clinic in Greenville as well as another 300 patients in clinics in surrounding counties. Faculty members are currently collecting data to address the issue of the disproportionate infection rate of HIV in African Americans. The division is involved in many clinical trials involving HIV therapies. These trials provide needed drugs to persons who may otherwise not be able to receive treatment.
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