AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Case Manager

Req No
2022-16617
Job Locations
US-CA-Oakland
Category
WORLD
Type
Regular Full-Time

WHO WE ARE

Amazing opportunity at WORLD!

 

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, WORLD is the place for you!

 

Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (WORLD), an affiliate of AIDS Healthcare Foundation, is a diverse organization for, by, and about women living with, and at risk for, HIV/AIDS. WORLD improves the lives and health of women, girls, families and communities affected by HIV through peer-based education, wellness services, advocacy, and leadership development. We envision a world where women, girls, and families affected by HIV and AIDS have the tools, support and knowledge to live healthy and productive lives with dignity. Our vision is rooted in a commitment to human rights and wellness with the understanding that this includes freedom from violence; access to housing; quality healthcare; food security; physical, spiritual and emotional wellbeing; education and economic justice.

 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

The Case Manager’s primary focus is helping individuals in the community connect to resources to assist with medication and treatment adherence, housing, food and other social support needs. The Case Manager will work with the Linkage Specialist to provide onsite and street outreach and recruitment of individuals in Alameda County.  The Case Manager will develop and maintain strong collaborations with medical case managers; support groups, community events, providers and clinics to identify clients that are in need of support services with a focus on community members who have been impacted by the War on Drugs.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities Includes the Following:

Other duties may be assigned.

 

Case Management Duties:

  • Provides one-on-one social and emotional support to clients by understanding and utilizing SMART goals objective in developing a navigation plan with clients.
  • Consistent with case management standards of care, performs intakes, assessment of client needs and case management of immediate and short-term needs; evaluates information necessary to determine eligibility for entitlement programs and available services.
  • Assists clients to navigate the medical care system.
  • Schedules client appointments consistent with the client’s needs.
  • Coaches clients in adherence skills.
  • Facilitates communication with providers to identify primary care needs and assists clients in making connections with health care services and necessary follow-up.  Participates in case management and individual supervision sessions with clients.
  • Provides mobile clinic and drop-in service, crisis intervention and back-up to staff as needed; utilizes skills to assess mental health crises.  Utilizes modified street outreach strategies to reach clients including mobile van clinic outreach, on the streets, at service delivery sites including homeless shelters, encampments and single resident occupancy hotels.
  • Maintains concise documentation and program notes in the client records according to departmental standards using a computerized information system.
  • Assists clients in understanding and applying for public and private benefits.
  • Attends team, weekly supervision, and other meetings as assigned.

Participation in Meetings/Committees

Attends meetings as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Qualifications

At least 2 years Case Management and or Benefits trained to assist clients to secure benefits such as Medi-Cal, Family PAC, and PrEP.  High school degree or equivalent.  Experience in working in human services provision at community agencies, healthcare settings, and functional knowledge related to HIV/AIDS is a plus.  Familiarity with service options available to support and empower women living with HIV/AIDS.  Knowledge of harm reduction, healthy coping, and steps for networking with providers preferred.  Knowledge of criminal justice systems, substance abuse, and mental health is preferred. 

 

Other Skills & Abilities/Qualifications

 

  • Sensitivity to issues surrounding HIV and AIDS.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work independently and follow established protocols.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Sensitivity to multi-cultural and lifestyle issues.
  • Strong organizational/prioritizing skills in a rapidly changing environment.Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
  • Valid California Driver’s License. Proof of automobile insurance

 

 

AHF Commitment

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. AHF will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the ordinance.

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