The successful candidate for this position will provide case management to clients with multiple medical and psychosocial needs of clients across the HIV continuum of care, coordinate psychosocial support services with community-based social services agencies and on-site substance abuse case managers, complete all paperwork in accord with current policies, act as an advocate for the clients with community based organizations and public services to reduce barriers and enhance access to care, act as liaison with medical providers and Bartlett Clinic Social Workers as needed, participate in relevant training, clinical supervision, conferences and meetings, maintain operative knowledge of existing resources for individuals with HIV/AIDS, and complete other duties as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform psychosocial intake assessments and develop care plans
Assist patients in improving their adherence to HIV care and other medical illnesses
Assess and refer patients for mental health, substance abuse programs
Assess and enroll patients to services provided through the clinic’s Ryan White Program- medical care, case management, access to medications, rent/utility financial assistance and transportation
Assist patients in applying for health insurance and prescription programs such as ACA, MADAP, Medicare, Medical Assistance, Social Security Extra Help, QMB, SPDAP
Refer patients to Department of Social Services for programs such as Food Stamps, TDAP, TCA, Eviction Prevention, and Energy Assistance.
Provide education on the disability programs provided by the Social Security Administration such as SSI and SSDI.
Refer patients to community resources programs for housing/shelters, food services, and employment.
Arrange patient’s transportation services that include cabs, tokens, and referrals to Moveable Feast transportation program. Assist patients to enroll in transportation programs offered by the MTA and Medical Assistance.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Clinic SW/CM Supervisor
Director of Social Work, JHU AIDS Service
Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology or related field
Licensed social worker, Registered Nurse, or physician preferred
One year of case management experience in a healthcare or public welfare setting with knowledge of HIV, substance abuse, and psychiatric illness preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrate general knowledge of HIV disease, treatment, and resources.
Knowledge specific to public entitlement programs related to health care.
Able to work with culturally diverse patient, staff and community populations.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and follow through.
Classified Title: Case Manager Working Title: Case Manager Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 60000454-SOM DOM ID Moore Clinic Personnel area: School of Medicine
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