Service Lk Wk Case Mgmt-Correctional Health
At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Skills / Requirements
Job Summary - CORRECTIONAL HEALTH
The Service Linkage Worker provides services within a broad range of focus areas to assist patients in accessing and adhering to care. Services provided may include HIV testing and counseling, patient assessments, assisting to reduce access and adherence barriers, follow-up to ensure referrals are completed, patient navigation assistance, and coordination with case managers and other clinic staff.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social or behavior sciences. Documented paid work experience in providing client services to Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) may be substituted for the bachelor's degree requirement on a 1:1 basis (1 year of documented paid experience may be substituted for 1 year of college).
Work Experience: A minimum of 1 year paid work experience with PLWHA
Equipment Operated: Computer and general office equipment.
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract), Writing /Composing: Correspondence, Reports
Other Skills: Analytical, P.C., MS Word
Work Schedule: Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute
Other Requirements: Completion of Texas Department of Health, HIV Case Management 101 within first 90 days of employment. Other required trainings as outlined in the Ryan White Standards of Care.