AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!
Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?
If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!
Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.
AHF’s core values are to be:
• Value Employees
• Respect for Diversity
• Fight for What’s Right
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The Patient Care Manager (PCM) blends the mission of AHF with Psychosocial Case Management, utilizing strong experience in social work, understanding the social deterrents of this population and a thorough understanding of the Ryan White Care Act Program within their specific area. With a caring and knowledgeable focus, you will work with our providers and healthcare center team so that every Ryan White patient receives the support they require and access to available resources. This will include providing education and assistance so that eligibility for the program is understood. You will complete Health Risk/Needs Assessments, develop Service/Action/Care Plans related to psychosocial needs and goals. You will draw on your experience and skills in understand mental health needs and basic needs such as housing, food, and clothing and develop relationships with programs and agencies serving those needs and facilitate referrals, support and assistance for your patients who lack those services. In this way you will support the patient’s ability to better understand their health status so that they can work to achieve their healthcare goals.
By utilizing your case management experience, you will meet our members where they are, identify strengths and opportunities for growth and assist them with realistic goal setting. With your skills of collaboration and engagement, you will bring the essence of the Ryan White Care Act - the safety net for the uninsured HIV/AIDS patients - to our most vulnerable population. Your needs assessments, action/service/care plans, referrals and support will directly contribute to AHF’s success in meeting the deliverables of our Ryan White contract. Beyond the scope of the contract, your work contributes measures established by the HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) Measures and the Department of Health and Human Services. Providing brief interventions focused on a long term achievable goal, the PCM supports the patient in their goals each step of the way towards viral suppression, better health outcomes and quality of life.
The PCM collaborates with the patient, other members of the medical care coordination team- medical care manager, case worker, outreach retention specialist and providers to facilitate implementing the optimum plan of care for the non-medical needs and putting it into action. Providing brief interventions focused on SMART goals, the client and the team work together each step of the way towards viral suppression, better health outcomes and quality of life. Per conditions of the LA County DHSP contract the patient care manager requires a Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family Counseling, and/or related Human Services field.
We at 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.