Posting Summary: The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health is seeking a Medical Office Coordinator to serve as the Community Health Worker and the main point of contact for HIV/AIDS clinic patients as part of the Infectious Diseases Clinic to ensure access to medical services, support services, and educational resources. This position provides resources and services to include: explaining the basics of HIV/AIDS and self-care to the newly diagnosed; connecting people with services; assisting with appointments and transportation; acting as a liaison between clients and care providers; being a "voice of experience"; and facilitating support and education groups. This position works in consultation with clinicians, social workers and other medical center staff to coordinate services and will coordinate housing for Ryan White project.
A high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of two years of administrative experience are required. A Bachelor's degree, experience working with educational programs and indigent populations, and knowledge of HIV/AIDs are preferred.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's Degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: A minimum of two years of administrative experience is required.
Preferred Specific Experience: 1. Experience working with indigent population and knowledge of HIV/AIDS is an advantage. 2. Administrative experience with educational programming is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to prepare reports. 2. Ability to provide customer service. 3. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in English and Spanish. 4. Ability to interpret policy and procedures. 5. Ability to multi-task and work independently. 6. Access to personal transportation to travel to/from patient home/clinic appointments and testing sites.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Preferred Computer Applications: A2K3, EPIC, and CareWare systems.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.