AIDS Healthcare Foundation

  • Part Time Self Management Specialist

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta, GA
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(10/15/2018 11:27 AM)
    Req No
    2018-8704
    # of Openings
    1
    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

     

    • Educate members about self-management program and services, policies, and procedure to ensure that members have clear expectations of services.
    • Meet with Self-Managed members for individual consultations to address short-term social service needs and to assist with locating and accessing various community resources.
    • Complete Self-Management Care Plan for individuals with service needs.
    • Advocate and mediate as needed on member’s behalf to decrease or eliminate barriers to care.
    • Provide active referrals, application assistance, and support to members (ie. referrals for eye exams, referrals for furniture, applications for medication and insurance premium assistance, etc.).
    • Facilitate the smooth transfer of self- managed members back into case management when more intensive interventions are needed.
    • Contact all members of the Self -Management program as needed and/or at a minimum of once every 6 months to assess continued medical adherence and stability.
    • Educate members about the importance of medication adherence to assist member becoming and/or remaining compliant to improve quality of life.
    • Compile and create educational information and resource materials in user friendly formats for distribution to Self-managed members in their welcome packet.
    • Participate in various trainings held internally and externally ensuring a continuous knowledge base of programs that benefit members.
    • Assess, verify, and maintain records of a member’s eligibility for Self- Management program.
    • Abide by NASW code of ethics, HIPPA and Atlanta EMA Case Management Standards to ensure a high level of professionalism is maintained.
    • Perform routine self-audits and maintain charts to ensure members information and eligibility documents are current.
    • Make referrals appropriate for behavioral health services as per screening tool assessment and other assessments of member needs.
    • Effective collaboration with programs within AID Atlanta to ensure appropriate services (i.e. Behavior Health Groups, Intervention Workshops, Nutritionist, etc.).
    • Effective collaboration with medical providers to ensure members are receiving medical appropriate services.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

     

          QUALIFICATIONS:

    EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

    • At least 1 year experience in the field of social work/case management or similar field
    • Experience in the field of HIV is preferred, but not required.
    • High School diploma or its equivalent
    • Ability to learn quickly
    • Experience in the efficient use of electronic medical records preferred
    • Must pass criminal background check

     

     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.

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