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Family Support Worker - Peer Navigator

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 23, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Classification Title:

Family Support Worker

Job Description:
  • Provides individual contract with patients to identify and develop client directed treatment plan goals and monitor ongoing achievement of goals. Provides individual contact with patients to identify and develop client directed treatment plan goals and monitor ongoing achievement of goals.
  • Provides outreach and intensive care coordinator services for HIV/AIDS adolescents..
  • Supports patients in navigating the clinic system and community resources.
  • In coordination with the Medical Case Manager (MCM), engages clients expected to start ARV regiments in an assessment of readiness for treatment, provide education on HIV medications, anticipated benefits/sides effects and importance of adherence. Assess patient needs upon onset of medication.
  • Enhances engagement in care and adherence by conducting patient reminder calls, notification and follow-up per program policy and procedures.
  • Adheres to all confidentiality policies. It is a direct violation of company policy to share the names or case facts concerning any client patient or volunteer of the Clinic with any other person with the exception of those actually involved in the care of the patient/client. Any release of confidential information to any other entity shall be performed by authorized personnel only and shall be accompanied by proper written authorization from the patient/client.
Expected Salary:

$15 to $18 per hour depending on education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and one year of experience working with children or families.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 1-2 years experience with HIV population either via work environment or participation in volunteer activities.
  • Basic computer proficiency.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a time-limited position. Time limited positions are based on circumstances, such as funding sources, which control the length of time for which the position is available.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Background Check is Required.

To be considered you must upload your Cover Letter, Resume/CV, and 3 References.

University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville: Visit this link to watch the video.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required: Yes.

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