Job | Hep C Patient Navigator @ AIDS Center of Queens County

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct outreach and client enrollment
  • Complete the patient navigation assessment, and assist clients in navigation through complete HCV diagnostic testing
  • Develop, implement, and update the Patient Navigation Care Plan
  • Provide medical interpretation
  • Refer and assist clients in accessing supportive services and health insurance
  • Provide client accompaniment
  • Conduct appointment reminders
  • Conduct health promotion services
  • Facilitate case conferences with the provider team
  • Provide treatment readiness and adherence support services
  • Conduct medication coverage assistance
  • Conduct discharge/transition planning services
  • Fulfil the program’s operational and administrative duties, and maintain accurate and up-to-date client/peer chart recording.
  • Provide individual health education and risk reduction counseling to program clients/peers.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by Supervisory staff.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Possession of an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Knowledge of Hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, addictions, etc.
  • One year paid/volunteer experience in related field
  • Willing to work long days, evenings and weekends
  • Sensitive to ethnically, culturally, and sexually diverse communities
  • Bi-lingual, English/Spanish speaking preferred

Organizational Relationship

  • Reports to the Coordinator of the Syringe Exchange Program

Location: Jamaica Satellite Office

Classification & Salary

Non-Exempt, Part Time Employee

$20 per hour – 28 hours per week

*This is a temporary, 1 year position.  Continued employment after the first year is subject to the renewal of this HVC grant.

Please forward resume to Ericka Vasquez, Syringe Exchange Coordinator, at evasquez@acqc.org.        

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