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Medical Case Manager, REACCH

  • Job ID: 777418277
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 11:30am-8pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Medical Services - Clinics
  • Department: RyanWhite-EACCH Non Fed
  • Location: 2601 North Third Street, Harrisburg PA 17110
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $18.38 to $27.58 / hour

Description

This new full-time position performs a vital role by supporting GLO Harrisburg’s HIV prevention efforts and medical case management service for young LGBTQ+ men of color and transgender women of color. Please note, this staff member must have the ability to work afternoon and evening hours at GLO Harrisburg (until 8:00 PM). This staff member will also work at the REACCH Program (located 1 mile away from GLO) 1 or 2 days/evenings per week.

This individual must have excellent attention to detail skills and be able to fully assess situations and prioritize follow-up. Detailed documentation and an ability to complete data reporting is a requirement for this position. The expected caseload for this position is up to 50 clients for HIV Navigation Services, and up to 10 clients through Medical Case Management services.

Ample training and shadowing will be provided by the REACCH Program, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the GLO Harrisburg team, and the program’s fiscal intermediary. This position will report directly to the REACCH Program’s MSW Project Coordinator for GLO Harrisburg. Supervision will be provided for a minimum of one hour per week.

Purpose:

This role directly supports the GLO Harrisburg team by delivering high-quality HIV Navigation Services to individuals at a high risk of acquiring HIV. This role will include performing rapid HIV testing, collection of STI tests, and linking individuals to the REACCH Program’s pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) services. This role may accompany clients to their medical appointments at the REACCH Program, and/or other community agencies.

Ample training and shadowing will be provided by the REACCH Program, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the GLO Harrisburg team, and the program’s fiscal intermediary. This position will report directly to the REACCH Program’s MSW Project Coordinator for GLO Harrisburg. Supervision will be provided for a minimum of one hour per week.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides HIV Navigation Services to approximately 40-50 clients in the form of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) referral and linkage, and other risk-reduction activities.
  • Follow-up with clients to ensure they have access to PrEP or PEP medications and encourage adherence.
  • Provide rapid HIV and STI testing on-site at GLO Harrisburg.
  • Serve as a resource to GLO staff and participants for community resources and referrals.
  • Participate in community outreach events for education and HIV testing alongside the GLO Harrisburg and the REACCH teams.
  • Maintain a caseload of approximately 10 medical case management clients.
  • Perform and follow-up according to Part B Ryan White medical case management standards for these clients.
  • Ensures all clients applying for housing assistance meet eligibility and financial requirements

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in social work or a related field required.
  • Experience with Excel and data management systems preferred.
  • 2-3 years of experience in HIV medical case management is preferred.
  • Training on HIV education, HIV testing, STI testing, case management, trauma-informed care, serving LGBTQ+ and BIPOC clients preferred.
  • An ability to demonstrate one’s commitment to social justice preferred.
  • Experience serving marginalized populations, such as LGBTQ+ and/or BIPOC clients preferred.
  • Experience in the HIV/AIDS field preferred.
  • Experience providing case management and knowledge about community resources in Dauphin county and interest in community-based case management preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience exhibiting exceptional organizational, assessment, teamwork, and critical thinking skills.
  • Understanding of and the ability to apply motivational interviewing, solution-focused,and strengths-based client-focused techniques preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and work with people with diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to navigate resources and work independently serving case management clients.
  • Bilingual preferred.


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Clearances must be dated within 90 days
 

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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