Provides non-medical HIV/AIDS case management, patient education and prevention services to HIV (+)/AIDS patients, including individualized case management and counseling. Assist patients with the eligibility and enrollment procedure for various federal/state programs. Collect and maintain accurate program data. Researches and approves claims related to medical care under the Ryan White program. Make appropriate psycho-social and clinical referrals. This position is a support position necessary so that clinic patients can have access to proper medical care, can monitor patient access to that care regardless of their financial status. This position also helps ensure compliance with Ryan White law, implements patient specific utilization of services and serves as a point of contact for patient billing questions. Achieves operational objectives by contributing budgetary information and reviews, prepares and completes action plans for resolving client financial problems, determining systems improvements and meets financial activities by assisting with the annual budgets, reviewing expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating corrective action plans.
Bachelor's degree preferably in a human services-related field, such as social work, psychology, counseling, health sciences or education. One (1) year experience preferably in a human services-related field, such as social work, psychology, nursing, counseling, health sciences or education.
Twelve hours of counseling education in HIV is required annually. Ongoing training on changes in benefits programs such as ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security is also require annually.