Hauppauge · Full-time Position
The Long Island Association for AIDS Care, Inc. is looking for a Case Manager to provide HIV/AIDS Community Based Case Management to Ryan White eligible people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) who are either not engaged or are sporadically engaged in HIV care and treatment. Help clients overcome barriers to linkage, engagement and retention in medical care.
- Engage the consumer not in care or sporadically in care. Employ skill techniques to actively support consumers in activities that improve their health outcomes resulting in sustained viral load suppression.
- Conduct intakes, assessments, reassessments and service plans development as outlined in funding standards.
- Conduct multidisciplinary case conferences and coordinate services and referrals with service and clinical providers that facilitate a consumer’s engagement and retention in care.
- Coordinate services and provide information, resource referrals, and follow-up for the caseload, as needed.
- Address and remove barriers to enable consumer access to all necessary components of health care, including mental health and substance abuse services.
- Negotiate and advocate on behalf of consumers for services that support self-sufficiency and self-management.
- Collaborate with the Health Educator to identify needed and appropriate health education services for consumers.
- Work with the Peer Navigators to engage consumers into care and treatment and support services.
- Maintain weekly contact with each client, at minimum.
- Participate in agency outreach efforts and network with stakeholders in diverse communities, as assigned.
- Keep statistical records and narrative descriptions of all work.
- Complete all reports, progress notes, and related documentation.
- Maintain relationships with other appropriate service providers.
- Attend required meetings and trainings as needed.
- Ensure documentation in charts/AIRS is kept in accordance with case management standards.
- Attend regular meetings with supervisor, case management staff, and agency staff.
- Provide coverage, as needed, for LIAAC’s Education and Referral Hotline.
- B.A. or B.S. in a Health or Human Service discipline with two years’ experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS, behavioral health, substance abuse or other chronic illness.
- Familiarity with regional HIV primary care, mental health, substance abuse and other services and resources. Possess an understanding of community level work and the importance of collaborating and coordinating with other organizations.
- Effective communication and documentation skills. Cultural and linguistic competence for the target population.
To be considered for this position, submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.