AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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Counselor - Market Clinic

Counselor - Market Clinic

Req No 
2017-6713
Job Locations 
Uganda
Category 
Healthcare Center Operations
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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WHO WE ARE

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:

 

• Patient-Centered

• Value Employees

• Respect for Diversity

• Nimble

• Fight for What’s Right

 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

 

 

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

  • Conduct preliminary interviews/counseling for ART to selected clients so in order to assess client’s immediate needs, including medical, housing, mental health, transportation and other supportive services;
  • Measure client’s adherence level to routine medications such as septrin and ART and assess barriers to and supports for adherence;
  • Periodically reassess adherence level, barriers and supports, and make a record of all findings as well as plans generated during counseling;
  • Facilitate monthly support groups for HIV/AIDS treatment information, treatment adherence counseling, monitoring, and other strategies to support clients in readiness to begin ARV treatment or maintain maximal adherence to prescribed HIV/AIDS treatment.
  •  Conduct individual and group sessions to provide psychosocial support, general HIV/AIDS information and risk reduction activities, HIV one-0n-one, and partner counseling and referral services (PCRS) in addition to HIV/AIDS treatment information and treatment adherence counseling;
  • Conduct community outreach to locate clients who are out of care or need support to remain in care;
  • Identify resources and promote program; serve as liaison to community by conducting presentations on all program activities. Participate in community activities such as SEEP, health fairs, special events;
  • Assist with case management duties including accompanying client to referral appointments and case conferencing with service providers to ensure optimal service delivery to clients;
  • Track and record in ART and other relevant registers and program databases all activities undertaken;
  • Ensure the maintenance of appropriate, accurate, and clear documentation of all outreach, education, case management and group activities – report writing;
  • Assist program development and clinicians to explore for and identify additional linkage to Care services such as legal help, nutritional support; Identify resources and promote program; serve as liaison to community by conducting presentations on all program activities;
  • Actively participate in trainings, on-going skills enhancement trainings, and network meetings;
  • Establish a clear bi-directional process with medical care providers for the receipt and provision of relevant information on the medical and psychosocial status of enrolled clients;
  • Provide case management services including intake, needs assessment, service planning, service plan implementation, service coordination, monitoring and follow up, reassessment, crisis intervention, and case closure;
  • Assist in Rapid testing and prevention program activities and events upon request – such as trainings, testing events;
  • Participates in conducting needs assessments and recommending trainings based on gaps identified;
  • Represents AHF/UC in several forums and as assigned;
  • Undertakes any other duties as may be assigned.