AIDS Healthcare Foundation (Bronx, NY location) are Hiring a Medical Care Manager

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Medical Care Manager position at the Bronx HCC:

Responsibilities 
The Medical Care Manager (MCM) blends the mission of AHF with Medical Care Management, utilizing their experience, skills, and education with a thorough understanding of the Retention & Adherence Program (RAP) within their specific area.

With a caring and knowledgeable focus, you will work with our providers and healthcare center team so that every eligible client receives the support they require and access to available resources. This will include providing education and assistance so that eligibility for the program is understood. Working directly within the Healthcare Center, you will meet with patients and complete Health Risk/Needs Assessments, develop Service/Action/Care Plans, and provide ongoing education to clients so that they understand their diagnoses and their medications.

For RAP contracts that combine psychosocial needs within Medical Care Management, you will understand mental health needs and basic needs such as housing, food, and clothing and develop relationships with programs and agencies serving those needs and facilitate referrals, support, and assistance for your patients who lack those services.
 
By utilizing your care management experience, you will meet our clients where they are, identify strengths and opportunities for growth and assist them with realistic goal setting. With your skills of collaboration and engagement, you will bring the essence of the safety net for the uninsured HIV/AIDS clients - to our most vulnerable population.

By establishing Health Risk/Needs Assessments, Action/Service/Care Plans, referrals and support, your work will directly contribute to AHF’s success in meeting the deliverables of our Retention & Adherence contract. Beyond the scope of the contract, your work contributes to measures established by the HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) Measures and the Department of Health and Human Services.  
 
The MCM is often the liaison between provider and client and is able to facilitate the shift from leaving the exam room to implementing the optimum plan of care and putting it into action. Providing brief interventions focused on a long-term achievable goal, the client and the MCM work together each step of the way towards viral suppression, better health outcomes, and quality of life.

Education and/or Experience
•    Medical Care manager must meet one of the minimum qualifications: 
          a. A bachelor’s or master’s degree in social science.
          b. A bachelor’s degree not in social science with at least 6 months of case management experience.           
•    At least three years of social work experience in a medical environment is preferred.
•       Knowledge of community resources
•       Knowledge of the target population
•       Knowledge of HIV disease and treatment
•      Competence in Cultural and linguistic Diversity.

To apply or for additional information, please click on the link below: 
Medical Care Manager, AHF Bronx


Or feel free to contact:
Nicole Castaldo 
Lead Talent Acquisition Recruiter 
[email protected] 
AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Office: (631) 870-5147 ext. 1967
Mobile: (516) 509-4522

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Westchester Medical Center is Hiring a Peer Coordinator

Westchester Medical Center

 

Job Details:
The Peer Coordinator will be responsible for providing client centered support and education to clients aging with HIV. Through a collaborative effort with the client’s care team, the Peer will coordinate and advocate for services that will promote positive health outcomes. Peers have a deep understanding of what the patient is experiencing; Patients have an opportunity to discuss personal issues with Peers in a safe environment and with someone who can relate to their situation.

Responsibilities:
•    Identifies and addresses barriers to care, anticipate and pre-empt potential problems, promote patient self-efficacy through teaching and coaching; and provide emotional support – HIV positive with success in managing their HIV care and treatment as well as navigating health care systems
•    Responsible for the orientation of new patients to grant support services and to clinic services. In addition, introduce new patients to clinic staff
•    Navigation of patients to medical visits or other health and human services appointments.
•    The Coordinator is expected to outreach all new referrals within 5 work days, make reminder calls and follow-up for missed appointments.
•    Provide educational and organizational materials
•    Support education and adherence assistance through individual or group activities.
•    Peer Coordinator will meet patients in their home and escort them to appointments as needed.
•    Conducts outreach to clients who are eligible for People Aging with HIV grant funded programs who have become lost to contact and make follow up phone calls to patients who miss appointments, if they are receptive to the calls.
•    Ensure that program goals of client outcomes are documented in AIRS so that annual service units can be met and demonstrate ability to set priorities and manage time in an efficient manner.
•    Responsible for documenting all interventions conducted with the client or on their behalf in AIRS in a manner that is accurate and error free. Track all interventions on the program specific client contact logs. Documentation is to be completed immediately following the intervention and program specific monthly monitoring data is to be submitted no later then the 5th of the following month.
•    Will attend the AIDS Institute Peer Certification program to completion
•    Ensure that client’s confidential health care and personal information is protected at all times. Responsible for ensuring that appropriate consent forms are signed and updated as required. Ensure that exchanges of information are only disclosed to those individuals for which client consent has been obtained. Responsible for the safeguarding of electronic devices and passwords.
 •    Work as a team player in all areas to enhance the program as a whole. Hear staff and client concerns in an open and solution-oriented manner and refer all case management/client needs to the Administrator ACC.
 •    Responsible for actively participating in the Department’s Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance efforts, including but not limited to participation in the Department’s Quality Improvement Committee.
Other job duties as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications/Experience Requirements:
•    Living with HIV with proficiency in managing care and medication adherence
•    Experience with sexual health education, harm reduction strategies preferred
•    Comfortable with communicating with patients and within the community

Education:
•    High School diploma or GED
•    Completion of NYS-Department of Health’s Peer Education Training or willingness to complete

Licenses / Certifications:
NYS HIV Confidentiality Certificate. Candidates will have protected time to complete the NYS DOH AI Peer Certification Training requirements and be supported in applying to become a Certified Peer Worker (CPW)

Other:
Participate in regular continuing education surrounding HIV, HIV and aging • Maintain annual NYS HIV Confidentiality Certificate

If interested, please contact:
Alexis Sanchez 
(she/her/hers)
Practice Manager, ALLY Care Center
Westchester Medical Center
(P) 914-493-1273  (F) 914-493-1806
[email protected] 

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Hudson Valley Credit Union: Financial Services Teller

JOB INFORMATION
Title: Financial Services Teller
Grade: 14.5
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Supervisor Branch Operations
Department Branches

 

JOB INFORMATION

Provide high-quality member service by accurately performing a variety of financial transactions and processing a complete range of branch services for retail and business members. Use a needs based sales approach to establish new memberships, make referrals to business partners, deepen member relationships and retain members.

 

JOB INFORMATION
  • Accurately complete all types of account transactions requested by members by following organizational processes and procedures.  This includes processing negotiable instruments, accurate end-of-day proof and handling large volumes of cash.
  • Open new memberships, new accounts, and new loans and process loan and account transactions for retail and business members. Use needs based sales approach, ask questions to uncover ways to meet members’ financial needs with additional HVCU products and services.
  • Refer members to appropriate business partners based on member needs and capture interactions using the customer relations management software. This includes but is not limited to automated transaction services, real estate loans, business loans and services, investment and insurance services. Provide strong internal service to coworkers throughout the credit union.
  • Contribute to branch and individual sales and service goals. Maintain a working knowledge of HVCU products, services and systems in order to make recommendations based on member needs. Utilize resources to ensure quality member service.
  • Adhere to branch safety and security practices and procedures. This includes member confidentiality, securely maintaining cash and negotiable items, and physical security standards.
  • Support the successful implementation of marketing programs and promotions.  Create member awareness by discussing the features and benefits of the product/service and recommending based on member needs.
  • Assist the branch management team with non-member facing tasks such as providing opening and closing support for the branch, ordering and verifying cash for the branch, assisting with cash control tasks, adhering to dual control processes and daily branch reconciliation.
  • Adhere to all Credit Union policies, procedures, and regulatory agency requirements. Participate in all required and recommended training and development including, but not limited to, Bank Secrecy Act training (BSA) and demonstrate attained knowledge. Participate on Credit Union teams, projects and strategic initiatives when the opportunity arises. Perform additional duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Embrace and apply HVCU’s guiding principles to all activities and responsibilities. This includes the Credit Union’s Mission, Vision, Core Values, Employee and Member Value Propositions, Sales and Service Model, and commitment to Lean Six Sigma practices. Support the Credit Union’s initiatives by demonstrating teamwork and professionalism.
  • Embrace and apply HVCU’s guiding principles to all activities and responsibilities. This includes the Credit Union’s Mission, Vision, Core Values, Employee and Member Value Propositions, Sales and Service Model, and commitment to Lean Six Sigma practices. Support the Credit Union’s initiatives by demonstrating teamwork and professionalism.
  • Responsible for regular and predictable attendance including punctuality.
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E/Quality Care Training Co-Facilitator

 

E/Quality Care Training Co-Facilitator – Part Time, Virtual
rainbowheights.org

Rainbow Heights Club is seeking a part-time, virtual training co-facilitator to support the enhancement and expansion of the E/Quality Care training program. The E/Quality Care Training Co-Facilitator will be responsible for collaborating directly with Rainbow Heights Club staff to prepare and co-facilitate LGBTQ+ and TGNC cultural competency trainings for health and human services providers in New York State.

Co-Facilitator Responsibilities:

  • Co-facilitate between 3-5x E/Quality Care training webinars per month via Zoom with Director of Community Engagement
  • All training scheduling with external agencies will be handled by Director of Community Engagement; Co-Facilitator is expected to respond in a timely fashion to availability queries
  • Onboarding will include paid time spent viewing, evaluating and providing feedback on content and presentation of LGBTQ+ and TGNC trainings, to ensure their alignment with co-facilitator’s own clinical expertise and lived experience

Co-Facilitator Qualifications:

  • Education: Master’s degree and licensure in Social Work or a related field
  • Clinical Experience: A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience in the provision of behavioral health services in a community setting. Clinical experience working with LGBTQ+ (particularly TGNC) adolescents a huge plus, but not required.
  • Training Experience: A verifiable track record of developing and delivering cultural competency or continuing education trainings for health and human services providers
  • Communication Skills: Effective oral communication and presentation skills – particularly, comfortarticulating the clinical benefits of LGBTQ-affirming care, as well as answering participant questions and providing practice suggestions in real time
  • Commitment to Organizational Mission & Values: Understanding of and commitment to addressing mental health disparities within LGBTQ+ communities, in particular for LGBTQ+ communities of color, TGNC people and people with disabilities
  • Understanding of Racial and Economic Justice: Understanding of the impacts of racial, ethnic and economic marginalization on LGBTQ New Yorkers living with mental illness, and commitment to culturally competent, anti-oppressive clinical practice
  • Service Familiarity: Knowledge of and connections to community resources that address the mental health, substance use, physical health, housing, etc. needs of low/no income LGBTQ+ New Yorkers
  • Optimism: Ability to assume positive intent in training Q&As and respond in ways that foster growth

Location: Applicants must live and be familiar with the service landscape in New York State, but the duties of the position can be fulfilled virtually.

Hours/Duration: 8-15 hours per month. Trainings typically take place on Tuesdays before noon, but this position will periodically require scheduling flexibility beyond that. The training contract runs through the end of June 2023, at which point there could be the opportunity to renew for the following fiscal year.

Compensation: Training co-facilitator will be paid as a consultant at an hourly rate to be negotiated based on experience.

Application: Please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line, Training Co-Facilitator.


As an agency dedicated to peer support, we believe that clinical expertise is most impactful when paired with lived experience. Rainbow Heights Club is a project of Heights Hill Mental Health Service South Beach Psychiatric Center Community Advisory Board, Inc., which is an equal opportunity employer. We actively encourage applications from women, BIPOC, TGNC people, people living with disabilities, and people from other marginalized groups.


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Educator at St. Johns Hospital (Full-Time)

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Educator - RAP

Full-Time position at 37.5 hours per week | Salary is $20,936

St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.


Learn more about the position below -

Responsibilities

The Educator will be responsible for providing client centered support and education to clients. Through a collaborative effort with the client’s care team, the Educator will coordinate and advocate for services that will promote positive health outcomes. Conduct outreach and educational efforts to clients related to the program area where assigned. Conduct outreach to clients who are eligible for RAP, have become lost to contact and make follow up phone calls to patients who miss appointments, if they are receptive to the calls. Insure that program goals of client outcomes are documented in AIRS so that annual service units can be met and demonstrates ability to set priorities and manage time in an efficient manner.  Responsible to document all intervention conducted with the client or on their behalf in AIRS in a manner that is accurate and error free. Track all interventions on the program specific client contact logs. Documentation is to be completed immediately following the intervention and program specific monthly monitoring data is to be submitted no later then the 5th of the following month. Ensure that client’s confidential health care and personal information is protected at all time. Responsible to ensure that appropriate consent forms are signed and updated as required. Ensure that exchanges of information are only disclosed to those individuals for which client consent has been obtained. Responsible for the safeguarding of electronic devices and passwords. Work as a team player in all areas to enhance the program as a whole.  Hear staff and client concerns in an open and solution oriented manner and refer all case management/client needs to the Assistant Clinical Supervisor and or Clinical Supervisor. Provide effective customer service as well as culturally and linguistically appropriate care to all customers (internal and external), clients, and patients. Provides appropriate support to clients: act on new referrals within five days, educate HOPE center clients relating to the progression of HIV, treatment of HIV and provide adherence support by providing HIV related information regarding disease process, basic terminology, medications, adherence and resistance in both written and verbal form. Offer supportive counseling as it relates to new HIV diagnosis, disease progression, adherence and others as needed. Assist clients in learning self management skills. Assist clients with adherence when ever necessary.  Responsible to actively participate in the Department’s Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance efforts as directed by their supervisor, including but not limited to participation on the Department’s Quality Improvement Committee. Independently travel to client’s home and any other site to accompany client’s to specialty care appointments, if needed. Other job duties as requested by supervisor. 

Qualifications

High School diploma or GED required. Completion of NYS-Department of Health’s Peer Education Training required. Applicant must be a peer – that is, represent the population to be served by the particular program in which they will be housed. Some education/experience/personal knowledge relating to HIV. Specific language skills may be required. For example, some positions may require that the Educator be fluent in a language such as Spanish. Computer operations. Possesses well-developed and effective interpersonal skills and is able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Demonstrates confidence in actions and exercises good judgment. Possesses the ability to plan, organize, develop and implement goals, objectives, policies and procedures necessary for quality care. Demonstrates ability to recognize problems, approach them in an objective manner and work collaboratively toward solutions is essential.

 

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Health Educator

The Mount Vernon Youth Bureau is looking for a Health Educator for their Comprehensive Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (CAPP) Program.

Contact Dena Williams, Deputy Director at:
(914) 665-2393 or (914) 359-1443 or [email protected]

 

Program Description:

Community Based Initiative with the purpose to develop and expand primary prevention programs aimed at decreasing the incidence of adolescent pregnancy and reducing the risk of STDs and HIV/AIDS. Specific goals of the C.A.P.P. initiative and local C.A.P.P. Projects are: 1. Promote healthy sexual behaviors and reduce the practice of risky sexual behaviors among adolescents, using Evidence Based Curriculums 2. Ensure access to comprehensive reproductive healthcare and family planning services for adolescents 3. Expand opportunities and provide support and alternatives to sexual activity for adolescents 4. Improve the community environment for adolescents through development of a coordinated community plan HIV/AIDS Peer Education - “Safety First” program trains youth from the Mount Vernon Teen Task Force with the American Red Cross on HIV/AIDS prevention and education. 

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PFY Employment Opportunities

PFY

Program Assistant

Part Time: 33 hours/week   

Reports to: LGBTQ Services Manager    

Responsibilities: 

  • Assist all staff with requested tasks in order to help keep programs and events running smoothly (clerical, organizing, cleaning, shopping, etc.) 
  • Coordinate van services for programming Tuesday – Friday, including tracking van permissions slips, taking calls for van requests, driving the van to central Nassau locations to pick up clients, and dropping clients off after programming.  
  • Answer phones and delegate calls as appropriate 
  • Coordinate with IT and Building Manager to resolve any IT and Maintenance Issues 
  • Reconcile petty cash & maintain balance for reimbursements 
  • Reconcile staff credit card receipts and statements for monthly claims 
  • Monthly report to Director of LICC 
  • Keep records of all staff time sheets 
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and take minutes 
  • Purchase supplies and food for programs (on-line and in-store) 
  • Errands as needed 
  • Maintain inventory of supplies, food, promotional materials, etc. 
  • Any other tasks assigned by supervisor as needed 

Requirements: 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs 
  • Current New York state driver’s license and clean driving record 
  • Must be available mornings & afternoons; some weekends as needed 
  • Demonstrate high level of responsibility & trustworthiness 
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills 
  • Flexible when assigned various administrative tasks by supervisor 
  • Experience working with LGBTQ young people 

All interested candidates should email their resume to Aiden Jay Kaplan, LGBTQ Services Manager, [email protected]

Community Engagement Specialist

Full-time:  37.5 hours/week                                                      

Reports to: Community Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the oversight of YTG persons of color (POC) employment program comprised of three YTG persons of color. This includes recruitment, providing weekly supervision, professional development, ongoing feedback and skill assessment, and maintaining employee records.
  • Establish and maintain YTG POC community advisory board which will meet once per week. Collaborative activities must focus on the development and execution of events, regional Discord channel, and addressing social determinants of health.
  • Conduct HIV/STI/PrEP/PEP testing and screening services within an HIV status-neutral model of care. This includes conducting behavioral risk screenings, social determinants of health screening, providing personalized cognitive counseling, and linking clients into case management to promote ongoing care engagement regardless of HIV status.
  • Assist with the identification of key YTG POC influencers to promote testing services within their social networks
  • Identify new medical and essential support service providers who have a history of proving services to YTG community.  This includes attending initial meetings, assisting with the formalization of working agreements, and tracking agreement renewals.
  • Develop and execute new internal date-to-care program in collaboration with data team and PFY Director with the goal of re-engaging out-of-care persons living with HIV/AIDS into care.
  • Provide linkage support to HNS for all out-of-care person to promote engagement in essential and/or medical support services (ex: food pantry, housing assistance, insurance navigation, name change)
  • Promote the initiation of, retention in and adherence to, client centered sexual health based medical interventions.
  • Maintain all required electronic and written records of testing, community advisory board meetings/activities, linkages and outreach activities, in addition to maintaining monthly statistics of clients served.
  • Additional activities as assigned by the Community Program Manager.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or some college in related field required. Professional or lived experience working with or being a trans person of color is desirable. Knowledge of sexual health prevention services and/or public health knowledge a plus. Candidate must be comfortable being outgoing and speaking to individuals from various backgrounds/experiences.  Ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have strong organizational skills, exhibit a high level of trustworthiness, and have strong interpersonal skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Work schedule requires both late evening and weekend scheduling. Travel throughout Nassau, Queens and Suffolk Counties is required – must have own transportation (car and driver’s license). Bilingual English/Spanish is a strongly preferred. Trans people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

All interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume to: Devon Zappasodi, PFY Director, [email protected]

 

HIV Services Navigator II

Full-time:  37.5 hours/week                                                      

Reports to: Prevention Services Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Provide community and social media-based outreach to young transgender YTG) persons of color  (ages 13-34) throughout Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties. Outreach will focus on engaging YTG persons of color in HIV/STI testing, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) services. Community outreach venues will include local bars, nightclubs, street/neighborhood locations where YTG persons of color gather. Social media outreach will include Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and dating apps such as Grindr. Outreach will include giving out safer sex packets, providing education on PEP/PrEP, and the director provision of HIV/STI testing services.
  • Conduct HIV/STI/PrEP/PEP testing and screening services within an HIV status-neutral model of care. This includes conducting behavioral risk screenings, social determinants of health screening, providing personalized cognitive counseling, and linking clients into case management to promote ongoing care engagement regardless of HIV status.
  • Provide confidential HIV/STI testing and counseling for at-risk individuals during event programming, via mobile testing, and by appointment. Must maintain all HIV testing logs, equipment and records.
  • Coordinate, promote, and ensure linkage to ongoing medical services for clients demonstrating need for anti-retroviral medication, PrEP, or PEP.
  • Provide support and assistance to link all clients who are newly diagnosed with HIV to Partner Notification services.
  • Provide linkage support to all testing clients to promote engagement in essential support services (ex: food pantry, housing assistance, insurance navigation, name change)
  • Promote the initiation of, retention in and adherence to, client centered sexual health based medical interventions.
  • Maintain all required electronic and written records of testing, linkages and outreach activities, in addition to maintaining monthly statistics of clients served.
  • Responsible for adhering to all state/federal laws and regulations surrounding HIV/AIDS Confidentiality and HIPAA.
  • Additional activities as assigned by the Prevention Services Coordinator.

Requirements:

Associate’s degree or some college in related field preferred but not required. High school diploma or GED required. Professional or lived experience working with or being a trans person of color required. Knowledge of HIV testing and prevention work a plus. Must have familiarity and be comfortable conducting outreach on apps such as Grindr and having working knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, and Tiktok. Candidate must have strong written/oral communication skills and be able to manage time well and handle multiple tasks. Work schedule requires both late evening and weekend scheduling. Travel throughout Nassau, Queens and Suffolk Counties is required – must have own transportation (car and driver’s license). Bilingual English/Spanish is a strongly preferred. Trans people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

All interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume to: Dervis Pulgar, Prevention Services Coordinator, at [email protected]     

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Development Associate

Development Associate 

Full-Time Position 

Roles & Responsibilities
Produce: Write, edit, and submit LOIs, proposals, and reports;
Manage: Develop and update a grants calendar and cultivate a pipeline of grants and corporate donors;
Maintain: Weekly e-newsletter;
Create: Prospect and donor research reports;
Events: Assist with any event planning and scheduling 
Report fundraising campaigns and funding updates to Executive Director & Board of Directors 

Job Requirements: A minimum of four years of fundraising and development; Live in New York State; Dedicated to using a racial equity lens;

Position contingent on grant funding (minimum of 1 year guaranteed)

To apply click here

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