Provides medical and/or supportive case management services to HIV/AIDS clients who require a high frequency of contact and need assistance accessing and adhering to health care services. May conduct home visits with clients or see client at agency offices. Required to follow funder guidelines related to frequency of client contact.
Facilitates treatment adherence counseling to ensure readiness for, and adherence to, complex HIV/AIDS treatments.
Conducts initial intakes and ongoing re-certifications in addition to maintaining appropriate documentation of eligibility for funding bodies.
Develops individual care plans which are clear, concise, and assist clients in meeting their goals. Revises the service plan with the client every six months during the recertification. Ensures timely and accurate submission of care plans as required in all mandatory data systems.
Ensures accurate and timely billing for services provided to client.
Provides services off-site including at the Lake County Health Department and other local facilities and participates in case conferences with treatment coordinators in an effort to develop intensive coordinated care.
Researches new community resources for unmet needs of clients; tracks and documents referrals, collaborates with other treatment providers and attends all client staffing’s.
Distributes donations of food and clothing to clients. Records the distribution of bus cards. Ensures documentation of all resources provided to clients.
Maintains compliance with Medical Case Management and Department of Rehabilitative Services training requirements.
Participates in community meetings and represents the agency regarding services provided as well as providing accurate and timely reporting to the department director of the meeting discussions.
Preferred Requirements: Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology. Three years of relevant experience. LCSW, LCPC, CADC. Medical Case Management training.
Minimum Requirements: BA in Social Service field.
Other Requirements: May require Spanish Speaking abilities. Completion of Medical Case Management Training within first 6 months after hire. On-going- 12 hours of annual training in Medical Case Management.
The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is an equal opportunity employer and consideration for employment is made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.