AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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Benefits Counselor/Patient Navigator

Benefits Counselor/Patient Navigator

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Healthcare Center Operations
Regular Full-Time

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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:


• Patient-Centered

• Value Employees

• Respect for Diversity

• Nimble

• Fight for What’s Right


Benefits at AHF


AHF offers comprehensive benefits to help our employees do and be their very best! These benefits are intended to enhance employee physical, financial, spiritual and professional health.


The Patient Navigator blends the mission of AHF with peer to peer experience in navigating care beginning with linkage to care through Ryan White enrollment and case management. Utilizing their own health experience and a strong skill set in understanding and working through the healthcare system, as a Peer Navigator/Counselor, you will work with newly diagnosed patients, patients lost to care, and patients currently in care providing them with your experience in the healthcare system. Your compassion and ability to relate to patients provides a level of comfort and trust to our patients.


Combined with a thorough understanding of the Ryan White Care Act Program within their specific area, the Patient Navigator collaborates with their Case Management team, Healthcare Center Staff and Providers 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. Working directly within the Healthcare Center, the Patient Navigator is available to talk with every patient as needed.


By utilizing your own healthcare experience, you will meet our patients where they are, identify strengths and opportunities for growth and assist them reach their goals. 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 contacts with patients directly contributes to AHF’s success in meeting the deliverables of our Ryan White contract for Patient Navigation. 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.


The patient discussions and relationships forged by the Patient Navigator work together each step of the way towards understanding, viral suppression, better health outcomes and quality of life.


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.