Master’s degree in Social Work and licensed by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners (ABSWE) and worked in the HIV office setting for a minimum of 3 years. Must be bi-lingual.
This position is considered a management position and requires a 4 week notice of resignation to qualify for full payment of accrued PTO up to 80 hours.
This position would be responsible for the oversight and day to day activities of the Health Education, Outreach and PrEP programs offered by Thrive Alabama.
A master’s degree in Public Health, Health Education or related field; OR a bachelor’s degree and five years supervisory experience in related field. Demonstrated knowledge and application of primary prevention, health behavior, assessment, curriculum development, program planning/implementation, and evaluation. Experience working with a culturally diverse population, including LGBTQ community, is preferred.
This position will be a part of the collaborative team with the other physicians, nurse practitioners and ancillary staff to provide primary healthcare services and comprehensive health and the coordination of all services necessary for health promotion, maintenance, rehabilitation and the prevention of disease and disability. This is a part time position working 2 or 3 days a week.
Knowledge of HIPAA confidentiality requirements and commitment to safeguarding client information.
Knowledge of HIV and STI transmission, prevention, treatment, and disease processes
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
Basic computer literacy skills including but not limited to EMR, MS, Excel and CAREWare.
Ability to prioritize needs and plan work assignments accordingly.
Ability to work with diverse populations including patients, their families and caregivers, and staff
Ability to communicate effectively and maintain working relationships with others.
Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 30 pounds, sit for extended periods of time, and walk between office buildings.
Special Note: Every two years, successfully complete 10 C.E.U.s in medically related courses.
This position is responsible for managing patient appointments, patient information and payment processing through accurate and timely data entry. This position will have dual supervision when working in satellite clinic: time and attendance will fall under the Clinic Manager and all duties below will fall under the Patient Access Manager.
The incumbent in this position serves as a vital member of the healthcare team by utilizing phlebotomy skills to obtain samples from patients for analysis.
Obtain blood specimens by established venipuncture and capillary techniques (adult and pediatric), as well as urine or other samples as ordered by the clinician.
Process, package, and route specimens to the appropriate laboratory while maintaining specimen integrity by approved laboratory methods.
Run routine CLIA-waived in-office tests (e.g., urine pregnancy, strep A, influenza, urine dipstick). Ensure Quality Control is performed and documented. Troubleshoot if QC is out of acceptable range.
Ensure safe handling of blood products and proper disposal of hazardous waste.
Assist in compliance with OSHA standards and AAC policies and procedures for infection control by maintaining a clean and sterile environment, including daily cleaning of the lab and emptying of biohazard bags.
Maintain log book(s) for specimens sent each day.
Receive and enter lab results into the patient's electronic medical record (EMR) and CAREWare.
Maintain Temperature logs twice a day on the laboratory refrigerator, freezer and room temp. Troubleshoot if temperatures are out of range.
Inventory control of laboratory supplies.
Review pending labs and investigate if any are missing.
Report equipment or lab deviations to lab supervisor, take action to remediate.
Collaborate with providers and Director of Nursing to discuss updates on clinical lab tests and specimen collection.
Conducts investigation into receiving lab or collection discrepancies. Presents resolutions to supervisor.
Assist at ancillary sites as needed.
Participate in Quality Improvement Project.
Provide coverage at other Thrive Alabama facilities as needed.
Maintain Phlebotomy certification
All other duties as assigned.
High school diploma and at least one (1) year of laboratory experience.
Certification in Phlebotomy from an accredited college or technical school may substitute for the required experience.
As a PrEP Outreach Coordinator you will be a liaison for infectious and chronic disease prevention and education for the community. You will provide non-clinical education on HIV prevention, PrEP medication adherence, safe sex practices as well as healthy lifestyle choices. Duties will include coordinating and developing PrEP outreach engagement events, education, awareness, linkage to agency PrEP program and HIV testing.
A bachelor’s degree in public health, communication, social work or other related field.
1 year HIV testing, PrEP knowledge, or outreach experience preferred.
Special Note: Must maintain a current Alabama Driver’s License. Some evening and weekend will be expected.
As the Youth Outreach Coordinator you will have the great opportunity to engage and assist the youth (11-24) at schools, colleges and universities and community-based organizations to provide HIV education and engage a diverse population of young people.
Qualified applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree in education, public health, marketing, communication, or a related area; have 2 years successful paid job experience working with youth and community outreach.
Special Note: Must maintain a current Alabama Driver’s License. Some evening and weekend will be expected.
As the Victim Advocate for the Victims of Grant Act (VOCA) in the Department of Behavioral Health, you will have the opportunity to increase behavioral healthcare for individuals, age 18 and older, from underserved populations who report violent crime victimization in childhood or adulthood. The Victim Advocate, performing an essential role, assists survivors of violent crime with access to grant-funded case management, individual therapy, group therapy and victim advocacy. Eligible for grant-funded VOCA services are persons from at least ONE of the following underserved populations: ethnic/racial minorities; persons over age 60; persons who are LGBTQ; persons with a disability; and persons living in a very rural area.
Increase Thrive Alabama’s capacity to serve adult victims of crimes of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and physical abuse (AVOCAs) from marginalized, underserved, and socially excluded populations, including persons who are ethnic minorities; LGBTQ populations; over age 60; living with a disability; and/or living in a very rural populations; the Victim Advocate identifies, assesses, and refers AVOCAs to needed services and resources.
Provide timely crisis intervention services to AVOCA as assigned by Director of Behavioral Health.
Provide support and referrals to needed services, including referrals for mental health counseling, for underserved AVOCA, especially services to minorities, people living in rural areas in North Alabama and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBTQ)
Provide professional advocacy and psychosocial support, including, but not limited to: working with a victim to assess the impact of the crime; identification of victim’s needs; case management; management of practical problems created by victimization; identification of resources available to the victim; provision of information, referrals, advocacy, and follow-up contact for continued services, as needed.
Provide advocacy and support to victims of crimes that is culturally specific, trauma informed, and inclusive, including transportation of victims to receive services and to participate in criminal justice proceedings.
Enhance and build resources in Thrive Alabama’s 12 county catchment area to meet the specific needs of underserved AVOCs, including facilitating formation of a trauma informed network of culturally -specific agencies to provide referrals to meet the needs of AVOCs.
Notify and assist AVOCs in applying for Alabama Crime Victims’ Compensation.
Communicate with the Behavioral Health Department’s Data Entry Specialist and Department Director to develop a system of scheduling clients for sessions with victim advocate.
Document sessions and other contacts in a timely manner appropriate documentation software.
Collaborate with mental health therapists, other case managers, medical providers, nurses, providers, and housing staff as needed to ensure quality client care.
Coordinate volunteer activities on behalf of underserved victims of crime.
Complete monthly and/or other requested reports in a timely manner.
Maintains confidentiality of client information.
All other duties as assigned by Director of Behavioral Health.
Knowledge of dynamics of trauma and impact of violence on adult victims, especially victims of domestic, physical and sexual violence, including evidence-based techniques.
Knowledge of crisis intervention strategies.
Knowledge of case management and community resources for AVOCAs.
Knowledge of the criminal justice system in North Alabama.
Ability to operate a vehicle and willingness to travel as needed.
Ability to interact effectively with clients and families from diverse and underserved populations.
Strong desire to work with diverse and underserved populations of crime
Ability to work in a nonjudgmental way with victims/survivors of violence and treat all people with dignity and respect.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with team members, other healthcare professionals, Thrive Alabama stake holders, and the public.
Knowledge of and ability to maintain client confidentiality and privacy.
Candidate must be have a Bachelor of Social Work from an accredited program. Licensed Bachelor’s Social Worker Preferred. Peer support certification preferred.
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We are only 5 hours away from the white pristine beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, 2 hours from Music City Nashville, TN, and 4 hours from Atlanta.
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