AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Women’s Program Specialist

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Req No
2022-15904
# of Openings
1
Job Post Information* : Posted Date
1 month ago(8/15/2022 10:46 AM)
Category
AID Atlanta

Overview

Join the Team – Make A Difference! Work at AID Atlanta, an affiliate of AHF.

 

AID Atlanta, Inc. has been saving and transforming lives since its inception in 1982. The agency is the Southeast’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive AIDS Service Organization.

Today, AID Atlanta offers a broad range of services and has grown to be the most comprehensive AIDS service organization in the Southeast.  AID Atlanta currently offers HIV/AIDS prevention and care services, including (but not limited to) Primary Care, HIV/STD Screening, PrEP, Community HIV Prevention Programs, Linkage Services, Case Management, and a state-wide Information Hotline.

The mission of AID Atlanta is to reduce new HIV infections and improve the quality of life of its clients by breaking barriers and building community.

AID Atlanta’s core values:

  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Service
  • Integrity

If you would like to be a part of fostering empowerment in someone’s life, AID Atlanta is the place for you.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinates outreach activities and special community events related to the Women's Program under the direction of the Director of Client Services or other Client Services Manager
  • Identifies and maintain active roosters of resources and information for the target population
  • Identifies community and subject experts who will participate in active engagement and conversation during scheduled forums, events, and groups
  • Helps to identify specific settings or venues in which members of the target population can be accessed
  • Educates members of the target population about AID Atlanta's programs and services
  • Effectively coordinate with internal and external programs to ensure appropriate referrals to services (i.e. Medical Care, PrEP, Testing, Intervention Workshops, etc.).
  • Compiles and creates educational information and resource materials in user friendly formats for distribution to members of the target population
  • Maintains client confidentiality at all times in accordance with federal, state and local laws and agency policy
  • May perform administrative support tasks, such as copying, transcribing handwritten information, data entry, photocopying, scanning, etc.
  • Linking patients to resources identified related to health insurance enrollment, case management, financial assistance, medication, home care, transportation and other social services
  • Identify and support patients and other health center staff in addressing patient barriers to care
  • Follow-up with patients who miss appointments for HIV/AIDS medical and support services and work with Patient Registrar to reschedule patients that have missed appointments
  • Complete monthly reporting to ensure accurate programmatic reporting (based on position/site assigned)
  • Provide active referrals and application assistance and support to members.
  • Educate members about various community resources and programs to increase their knowledge of appropriate referrals.
  • Collaborate with physicians, nurses, and other clinical staff in the development and execution of member’s plan of care.
  • Attend monthly interdisciplinary meetings with medical providers (based on-site).
  • Maintain up-to-date resources of community services.
  • Participate in and volunteer for intra and interdepartmental activities/events across the agency (i.e., AIDS WALK fundraising, AIDS 101 participation, HIV testing and counseling, The Women’s Events, etc.).
  • Communicate regularly with staff about changes, updates, and improvements in service delivery issues or other agency related issues that directly or indirectly impact staff and/or members.
  • Attend agency, local, state, and national meetings, conferences, or workshops as needed or required.
  • Adhere to policies and procedures for AID Atlanta and other off-site programs to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Abide by NASW code of ethics, HIPPA and Atlanta EMA Case Management Standards to ensure a high level of professionalism is maintained.
  • Address members concerns utilizing the Customer Service Standards.
  • Perform routine self-audits and maintain charts to ensure members information and eligibility documents are current.
  • Meet with supervisor at least on a monthly basis to staff member cases, discuss chart audits/observation results, and to discuss performance and progress of stated goals.
  • Attend all required internal and external (for off-sites) meetings.
  • Participate in various trainings held internally and externally ensuring a continuous knowledge base of programs that benefit members.       

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Knowledge of the environment and systems in which patients receive HIV/AIDS care services

 

 We at AID Atlanta/AIDS Healthcare Foundation believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability. The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Psychology, Sociology or Social Work related field 1-2 years’ experience in the field of social work/case management or similar field
  • Experience in the field of HIV is preferred, but not required
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Bilingual Spanish/English

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