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Linkage to Care Specialist

Company: AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

 

Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

 

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

 

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

  

AHF’s core values are:

 

• Patient-Centered

• Value Employees

• Respect for Diversity

• Nimble

• Fight for What’s Right

 

BENEFITS AT AHF
AHF offers comprehensive benefits to help our employees do and be their very best! These benefits are intended to enhance employee physical, financial, spiritual, and professional health. 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!


A Linkage to Care Specialist acts as a friendly, helpful resource to clients and community partners. For clients who are newly diagnosed with HIV and/or are not currently in care, Linkage can answer any questions regarding living with HIV and disclosure of status, facilitate entrance into medical care, accompany clients to their first few appointments, make referrals to complementary services, and offer HIV testing to partners and friends among other things. As a part of their work with community organizations, Linkage builds and fosters relationships with agencies that offer support services, as well as those groups whose clients would benefit from AHF services.

 

A Linkage to Care Specialist plays an important role in the continuum of HIV care by bridging testing with medical care and other services. Working closely with testing programs, Linkage is available immediately after a reactive result to guide the client through next steps. In concert with healthcare centers, Linkage helps clients prepare for, and get oriented to their engagement in care, regardless of insurance status.

 

By linking individuals to care and providing compassionate and non-judgmental customer service, Linkage to Care Specialists enable AHF to be of service to the community by providing support to individuals at a critical and potentially overwhelming moment. The ultimate goal of AHF’s

 

Linkage to Care Program is to assist clients through their HIV diagnosis and empower them to be proactive in taking care of themselves and protecting others.

 

We at AIDS Healthcare Foundation believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability. The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.

Keywords: AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Oakland , Linkage to Care Specialist, Other , Oakland, California

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