Service Link Work-Eligibility

Harris Health System

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Jan 3

The Eligibility and Entry to Care Service Linkage Worker (EEC-SLW) facilitates the completion of varying levels of eligibility under Harris Health System Eligibility, Ryan White Part-A Eligibility (CPCDMS) and Texas State AIDS Drug Assistance (ADAP) Eligibility for qualified patients. Operating throughout Harris Health System Pavilions, the EEC-SLW provides multiple case-specific services to assist newly HIV diagnosed, or those previously diagnose but new to Harris Health System HIV Services, with entry to HIV primary care. Beginning with initial point-of-care HIV Testing or support to Routine Universal Screening for HIV, the EEC-SLW works with the patient to identify and address barriers to Entry to Care with the long-term goal of retention to care, adherence to treatment, and viral suppression.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social or behavior sciences. Documented paid work experience in providing client services to Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) may be substituted for the bachelor's degree requirement on a 1:1 basis (1 year of documented paid experience may be substituted for 1 year of college).

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Work Experience: A minimum of 1 year paid work experience with PLWHA


Equipment Operated: Computer and general office equipment.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Communication Skills:

Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)


Bilingual Skills Required - No; Languages: Spanish-speaking preferred

Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)


Other Skills:

Analytical, P.C., MS Word


Work Schedule: Travel

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