Medical case management services (including treatment adherence) are a range of client-centered services that link clients with health care, psychosocial, and other services. The coordination and follow-up of medical treatments is a component of medical case management. These services ensure timely and coordinated access to medically appropriate levels of health and support services and continuity of care, through ongoing assessment of the clients and other key family members needs and personal support systems.
Responsible for medical case management which includes the provision of treatment adherence counseling to ensure readiness for, and adherence to, complex HIV/AIDS treatments.
Takes initial assessment of service needs
Develops a comprehensive, service treatment plan.
Coordinates services required to implement the service treatment plan.
Re-evaluates and makes adaptations to the service treatment plan, at least every six months, as necessary during the length of enrollment of the client.
Completes program eligibility documentation including HIV status/diagnosis, residency, and income every six months.
Documents in program and client records of case management services and encounters, including: Types of services provided, encounters/ communication and duration and frequency of the encounters.
Coordinates the core and supportive services provided as well as non-Ryan White funded services and community providers.
Assists patients to access other public and private programs for which they may be eligible.
Coordinates and follows up on medical visits, labs, and assessment of viral load suppression.
Attends all trainings and meetings required by the Lead Agency, Missouri Department of Public Health, and/or the City of St. Louis Health Department. These include but are not limited to: Â Monthly Case Management Meetings, Quarterly Case Management Meetings and various committees and Quality Improvement project meetings. Participates in on-going training for job improvement, diversity, cultural competence and quality improvement.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Ability to work a flexible schedule
Ability to respond to emergency situations and unpleasant elements
Ability to maintain confidentialityÂ
Bachelors degree; supplemented with one (1) year of related work experience in a healthcare environment. Â State license or ACSW preferred.
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