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PATIENT EDUCATOR

BRONX, NY, US


The Patient Educator provides one-on-one "hands on" guidance and support to clients who would most benefit from access to and full engagement in primary HIV/AIDS medical care and HIV prevention services, as well as Mental Health and Case Management services, and LGBTQ+ services as needed.

The Patient Educator will be responsible for task related to managing client cases including services such as: health education sessions, linkage to care services, adherence and retention services, follow-ups and referrals/linkage, and supporting providers in obtaining Prior Authorizations.

The Patient Educator will also provide outreach services to support patient engagement, adherence and retention in care and treatments (phone calls, letters, face to face, text messaging, etc.)

The Patient Educator will also provide support for Social Media content creation and posting such as creation of content, scheduling of posts, engagement of users and referrals as needed.

 

Knowledge Required

  • Spanish Speaking- required
  • Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS and HIV prevention education, treatment, and partner services - required
  • Experience working with LBGTQ individuals - required
  • Proficiency in AIRS database preferred
  • Experience working with at risk individuals who may be partners of clients served- required
  • Experience working with individuals living with HIV - required
  • Experience with one/or more of the following: Instagram, Facebook, SnapChat, Twitter
  • Experience using an EMR (EPIC, etc.)
  • HIV counseling and testing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to use everyday office equipment

 

Education

High School Diploma Required/Bachelor's Degree preferred

 

 

Department: AIDS Center Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MMG Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 3230 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 157655 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

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Mission:
To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

Vision:
To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Values
Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity