Employment and Internships
If you are engaging, compassionate and eager to work with persons infected with HIV/AIDS from all cultures and backgrounds, Family Services is looking for you to join our team.
We have a position available that requires a highly self-motivated individual who can also function effectively in a team environment. You will have an opportunity to use the assessment, communication and engagement skills you have acquired to provide medical case management for persons infected with HIV/AIDS throughout the disease spectrum. You will aid your clients in linking to doctors, treatment and medical adherence, and helping them invest in a better quality of life.
We are looking for a person who can engage and build relationships with the HIV/AIDS population as well as facilitate, communicate, and collaborate with them in their homes and community settings. If you have managed to find a balance between being empathetic with clients of all backgrounds and pairing that empathy with effective decisions that achieve positive outcomes, you will fit well on our team.
Medical Case Manager, Project HOPE (Full-time; Eagleville Office)
The Medical Case Manager is a full-time position responsible for:
Provide case management and advocacy by carrying a caseload of persons symptomatic with HIV disease
Complete Intake in accordance with Uniform Access procedure
Available for home, hospital, clinic, and office visits as appropriate
Perform face to face needs assessments with clients, obtaining medical, demographic, and consent information.
Assemble care plans together with client and other members of support team while ensuring confidentiality
Counseling clients on risk reduction interventions through HIV prevention education
Assist clients in negotiating social services arranging and ensuring linkage with other systems
Provide information and referral, including follow-up and monitoring of related activities, and reassessment as needed
Consult with care providers in discharge planning and home care plans.
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social work or related field is required. This position is primarily daytime hours. Experience working with the HIV/AIDS population is preferred. Candidates that are fluent in spoken and written Spanish are encouraged to apply.
Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and auto insurance as these are necessary to meet the job requirements. Qualified candidates should e-mail their resume and cover letter to Program Director Daiquiri Robinson at email@example.com.
Posted June 2, 2016
Students who are interested in interning at Family Services should send a cover letter and resume to Shushma Patel at firstname.lastname@example.org.