Lead Medical Case Manager

  • 3968 Mt Elliott St, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Please note: As of December 1, 2015 AIDS Partnership Michigan and HIV/AIDS Resource Center have merged. We are now UNIFIED - HIV Health and Beyond

As the only comprehensive AIDS service organization in its Michigan ten-county area, UNIFIED's mission is to provide HIV related services to the community through compassionate direct care, prevention and outreach activities. We invite you to explore UNIFIED and learn about HIV testing, the depth of services UNIFIED provides and how you can get involved.

Mission
Rooted in the history of our fight against HIV, UNIFIED - HIV Health and Beyond advances prevention, access to health care, community research and advocacy

Vision
A nationally recognized multi-service center creating positive change through regional impact, innovation and sustainability to promote HV health and beyond.

Using innovative approaches to help residents of Southeast Michigan living with or affected by HIV achieve optimal health through compassionate direct care, support services, prevention and education.

A commitment to being an effective and powerful voice, providing leadership and advocacy for the communities we serve.

History
AIDS Partnership Michigan (APM) was formed in 1996 through a merger between Wellness Networks, Inc. and AIDS Care Connection. APM was established to better address the emerging AIDS epidemic in the Detroit/Metro area. AIDS Partnership Michigan has always worked by providing education and services to help prevent the spread of HIV and to help connect people living with HIV to needed services.

HIV/AIDS Resource Center (HARC) was founded in 1986 by a group of volunteers to provide HIV/AIDS related services to the people of Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, and Washtenaw counties. Over the past decade, HARC has developed into a leading HIV/AIDS services provider in Michigan.

Job Description

JOB TITLE:                 Lead Medical Case Manager
REPORTS TO:            Director of Care Services
DETAILS:                     Full-Time Position (40 hours per week)
LOCATION:                 Detroit Location

POSTING: 
UNIFIED – HIV Health and Beyond seeks a Lead Medical Case Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide continuum of care services to persons with HIV/AIDS disease including but not limited to: intake, referral, assessment, coordination, monitoring, reassessment, and follow-up.
  • Monitor proper documentation of client services, and help Case Manager to improve documentation.
  • Meet bi-weekly with each assigned medical case manager to review client cases for accuracy and adherence to agency standards
  • Assist Director of Care Services in collection and analysis of data
  • Ensure compliance with the Principles and Standards for Service for HIV/AIDS Case Management in Michigan as well as the Southeastern Michigan HIV/AIDS Council Ryan White Part A Care Standards and Ryan White Part B Standards.
  • Provide case management services in a manner that meets culturally and linguistically Appropriate Standards (CLAS) of the organization.
  • Track and report all case management activities through the CAREWare system.
  • Participate in quality improvement and assurance efforts through chart reviews, regular data collection and measurement related to quality indicators.
  • Ensure optimal client care by participating in individual and team supervision.
  • Work with Director of Care Services and Vice President of Programs and Operations to resolve any personnel issues.
  • Assists in the hiring process for new staff for the program.
  • Transport clients to medical appointments in personal vehicle.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job supervises the Medical Case Management and Henry Ford Care Coordination Staff.

Qualifications

Qualifications 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                   
Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, nursing or a related field and a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in health care, mental health or substance abuse preferred.  Experience and/or training related to HIV/AIDS, substance abuse disorders, mental health and homelessness preferred. Must be able to function independently and be able to work well with individuals from a variety of socioeconomic and multi-ethnic groups.  Must be culturally sensitive to the LGBTQ community. Familiarity with evaluation and quality assurance in case management services.  

Must have insured personal transportation to be used in key functions of the position.  

Additional Information

Please provide a cover letter and references when submitting your application.

Open through November 1, 2019

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.