HIV / Hep C Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator ( HIV/Hep C Project ) New York, NY
Spencer Cox Center for Health

The Spencer Cox Center for Health (SCCH) of the Institute for Advance Medicine (IAM) at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospitals is seeking a Program Coordinator to facilitate the day-to-day operations of five year HIV/Hepatitis C Co-Infection Project. The goal of this project is to work closely with community partners to identify and link co-infected individuals to care at the Spencer Cox Center for Health and to participate in the integration of Hepatitis C treatment within an HIV primary care practice.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with the care team including primary care providers, mental health providers, nurses, nutritionists, social workers, and peers to ensure access to HIV care and treatment.
  • Providing one-on-one and group education to patients about HIV and Hep C care and treatment.
  • Assessing patient barriers to care and helping patients develop plans to mitigate these barriers.
  • Coaching and empowering patients through regular contact to ensure engagement and retention in care and successful completion of treatment regimens.
  • Collaborating weekly with staff at community partners to ensure implementation of contract deliverables.
  • Meeting with co-infected patients at community partner sites and creating supportive plans to link patients to care at the IAM, SCCH.
  • Conducting data entry and completing reports to track deliverables

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with 2-4 years of experience and should demonstrate an understanding of community health and an eagerness to participate hands-on in the engagement and retention of patients in care. The individual must be a great communicator who can work with people from diverse backgrounds including medical and administrative staff and patients. Because the population of individuals co-infected with HIV/Hepatitis C includes middle-aged and older adults many of whom engaged in high-risk activities, the candidate must be able to work without judgment for people’s choices or life experiences. In addition, the candidate must be a team player, have excellent written and oral communication skills, show flexibility and have a commitment to producing high quality work. Comfort and ability to travel around NYC by all forms of public transportation and to navigate low income neighborhoods is required. Spanish language skills are a plus.

The Spencer Cox Center for Health, offers comprehensive services including primary care, specialty care, mental health care, social work/case management, oral health care, integrative medicine and on-site pharmacy all in a single location. This “one-stop-shop” approach reduces barriers and ensures that all patients have access to holistic care. We believe that when you treat the whole patient, you heal the whole patient. As a result, our patients live better, longer lives. For over two decades we’ve served the most marginalized communities at our clinics at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt hospitals. The SCCH is part of the Institute for Advanced Medicine, which includes six HIV Centers across New York City serving 10% of New York City’s population of people living with HIV/AIDS.

How to Apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume to spencercoxrecruiting@chpnet.com 

Last Updated on December 17, 2017 by HepFree NYC

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