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Bilingual HIV RN Case Manager Position Available in MCC (Medical Care Coordination) Program-East Los Angeles

For more information on how to apply please contact Alonso Bautista, MA, MFTI at 323-869-5408

Overview

The Nurse Case Manager will provide case management services to an ongoing case load of individuals living with HIV/AIDS.  The RNCM works as part of an interdisciplinary team to formulate care plans based on assessment and provision of care priorities. Coordination of services with the social worker /mental health clinician, and other psycho-social support services for persons with HIV/AIDS needing higher level of care. The RNCM will work under the Home Based Case Management (HBCM) program or the Medical Care Coordination (MCC) program. The RNCM for HBCM will coordinate services for persons who are homebound and when applicable, will coordinate activities with in-home support, skilled nursing facilities, hospital nursing personnel, members of the interdisciplinary team and with the physician in the clinic. The RNCM for MCC will act as team lead to ensure the patient’s needs are met and their care is coordinated through the delivery of brief interventions focused on patient education, treatment adherence, managing side effects, medical nutrition therapy, co-infections, and preventative care.

Responsibilities

  1. Identifies and enrolls persons with HIV/AIDS into a case management program providing services within the HMCM and MCC programs.
  2. Works as part of an interdisciplinary team to formulate care plans based on assessment and provision of care priorities.
  3. Coordinates services with the social worker /mental health clinician and other psycho-social support services for persons with HIV/AIDS needing higher level of care.
  4. Coordinate access to other services including, nutrition services, legal services, in-home support, attendant care, and skilled nursing.
  5. Actively participants in Case Conferences to determine appropriate care plan for patients.
  6. Delivers brief interventions focused on patient education, treatment adherence, managing side effects, medical nutrition therapy, co?infections, and preventative care.
  7. The Nurse Case Manager will participate in the developing of all program material, policies and procedures related to the nurse case management program; includes creating program manuals and Quality Management policies.
  8. Develops program informational and educational materials and various forms.
  9. Cultivates and develops community social services linkages for patients and families with HIV/AIDS.
  10. Identifies third party payer sources, completes Medi-Cal and/or Medi-Care paper work; Qualifies participants for the State AIDS Case Management Program services.
  11. Collects demographics, compiles monthly reports and statistics.
  12. Works to coordinate support services with hospital discharge planners as needed.
  13. Attends staff meetings, programmatic trainings/meetings, various community meetings, task forces and local consortium.
  14. May be required to perform clinical nurse duties as needed
  15. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. Graduation from an accredited Baccalaureate School of Nursing or a related field and two years experience in administration or management, public health nursing and/or case management or an RN with three years experience in home health care and/or case management.
  2. Current, active, and unrestricted registered nursing license provided by the State of California.
  3. A minimum of one year experience working with HIV populations preferred.
  4. Bilingual: English/Spanish required
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Behavioral Health Services Inc. in Hollywood hiring Mental Health Clinician I or II

Company Name:     Behavioral Health Services Inc.
Company Address:     6838 Sunset Boulevard
City:     Hollywood
State:     California
ZIP Code:     90028
Company Website:     bhs-inc.org
E-mail:     jobs@bhs-inc.org

Position Title:     Mental Health Clinician I or II 2125 ( Hollywood / Los Angeles Skid Row)

Position Description:

Under general supervision, the Mental Health Clinician has responsibility for a psychiatric caseload of young adults who have been dually diagnosed as suffering from co-occurring problems of substance abuse and mental illness.

Qualifications:

Mental Health Clinician I: Must possess a valid intern registration number from the State Board of Behavioral Examiners and be able to obtain an appropriate license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage, family and Child Counselor, or Clinical Psychologist in the State of California within four years following registration as an intern. Recovering individuals must have a minimum two years clean, sober and abstinent to be considered for employment.

APPLICATIONS:

Current BHS employees who are interested in this position may apply by submitting an “Employee Request for Transfer” following the instructions shown on the form. The request must be received no later than the closing date of this recruitment. Internal applicants will be accepted after that time only if other applications are still being accepted and considered.

Other applicants may email resume to ( make sure to include job ref. #) jobs@bhs-inc.org or FAX (310) 679-4621, or apply in person at 15519 Crenshaw Blvd., Gardena, CA. 90249. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

CLOSING DATE:     Post for at least seven calendar days from above date.

Salary / Compensation:    Depending on Experience

Application Due Date:    01/01/2014

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