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Phlebotomist

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Phlebotomist works closely with the Clinical Staff. The Phlebotomist provides clinical expertise to ensure all patients receive high quality, efficient care. The Phlebotomist exhibits initiative, is compatible and supportive; and displays team cohesiveness. The Phlebotomist will Perform venipunctures and finger sticks, process medical laboratory tests and document results for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. The Phlebotomist will follow all CLIA requirements and regulations and serve as a back-up for clinical team members as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Obtain blood specimens from patients per laboratory orders by performing venipunctures and finger sticks, process medical laboratory tests and document results.

Communicate with and assist patients in a professional and courteous manner.

Review the laboratory schedule and verify and complete orders.

Identify the patient and confirm the correct patient record.

Monitor and resolve orders in the electronic medical record.

Complete appropriate laboratory forms documenting tests performed and providing diagnoses correlating to tests performed.

Complete lab requisition forms and produce appropriate labels for forms and specimen tubes.

Enter patient demographics, tests performed and diagnoses correlating to tests performed in the EMR.

Order and maintain adequate laboratory supplies.

Clean and maintain the laboratory including equipment.

Maintain records and documentation for proficiency testing and to meet CLIA requirements and regulations.

Serve as a back-up for clinical team members as needed by controlling patient flow, obtaining blood pressure measurements, documenting vital signs in the EMR and administering injectables.

Perform all other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED

Phlebotomy certificate or license (as required by state)

Ability to perform venipunctures

Knowledge of medical laboratory principles, standards, applications and tests.

Knowledge of medical laboratory safety, cleanliness and infection control policies and regulations. •

Knowledge of medical laboratory equipment uses and maintenance.

Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

Communication – Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

Computer Skills – Proficient ability to use a computer and electronic medical record.

Confidentiality – Maintain patient, team member and employer confidentiality.

Comply with all HIPAA regulations.

Customer Service Oriented – Friendly, cheerful and helpful to patients and others.

Ability to meet patients and others needs while following office policies and procedures.

Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

Flexibility – Ability to adapt easily to changing conditions and work responsibilities.

Positivity – Display a positive attitude and is a positive agent for change

Teamwork – Work as part of a team and collaborate with co-workers.

Health Educator

POSITION OVERVIEW

Promotes HIV/AIDS education through community events and in small group settings, and performs counseling and testing services.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides counseling and testing to at risk populations.
  2. Distributes risk reduction supplies and information to promote HIV/AIDS testing and education to at-risk communities.
  3. Educates the general public and community about HIV/AIDS.
  4. Attends health fairs, educational events and participates in additional trainings.
  5. Collects and documents accurate outreach and testing data for reporting to respective states.
  6. Maintains client and clinic confidentiality.
  7. Works flexible hours including nights and weekends and travel.
  8. Helps in maintaining Matthew 25’s social media platforms timely and accurately.
  9. Performs other duties as directed/logically associated with the job.

QUALIFICATIONS

Associates or Bachelor’s degree in public health or other relevant field.

Experience working with HIV infected individuals, substance abuse populations or socially, ethnically and economically diverse populations.

Having experience in behavior change theories would be highly valued but not required if teachable.

Must be available to work a flexible schedule as needed to meet the needs of the testing schedule.

Health Educator must possess a valid driver’s license.

Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS and STD’s.

Proven ability to work with and maintain confidential and sensitive client information.

Experience working with diverse sexual/gender orientations, the homeless, substance users, and multiple-diagnosed individuals.

Highly organized, self-motivated, reliable, and able to work independently and within a team.

Peer Navigator

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Peer Navigator is someone who lives with HIV, has learned to manage its daily challenges, and who desires to help others as a result of their own personal experience. The Peer Navigator will provide information, practical assistance, and emotional support to the organization’s patients. The PN will build allied relationships with patients, promote an ongoing dialogue about HIV-related issues and living with HIV. In addition, the PN will support patients’ efforts to reduce stress and increase quality of life. A Peer Navigator supports patients’ ability to make informed healthcare decisions. Peer Navigators will share knowledge about HIV in a non-directive manner, they offer resources and can attend appointments with patients to model active communication with physicians. The PN will keep up-to-date information of current trends to best serve the needs of Matthew 25 AIDS Services’ patients. The PN will work in cooperation with the prevention, education and outreach team as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Work with a multidisciplinary team of medical providers, medical case managers (MCMs) and prevention staff to identify HIV+ persons who are not in care and work to re-engage those patients in care
  2. Responsible for providing portal introduction and education.
  3. Will assist in conducting active outreach in order to make contact with and engage identified patients.  Outreach includes, but is not limited to health events, phone calls, letters, text messages, home visits, etc.
  4. Will provide transportation assistance to patient’s as scheduled.
  5. Will help to provide specific education for disease self-management.
  6. Provides continuous treatment adherence support for patients.
  7. Assists in identifying and navigation any barriers to care and adherence.
  8. Provides emotional support and counseling as needed.
  9. Provides various types of support and education including healthy lifestyle recommendations, support for family members, and end of life support/assistance.
  10. Assist with the establishment of referral sources in the medical community.
  11. Helps to support/ Maintain Matthew 25’s social media platforms.
  12. Requests applicable 340B patients to bring current proof of income and proof of insurance.
  13. Performs other duties as directed/logically associated with the job.

QUALIFICATIONS

HIV Positive

HIV must be under control as demonstrated by viral load suppression and adherent to appointments and medications

Minimum of 2 year Associates Degree preferred with 3 or more years’ experience desirable.

Must have highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with administrative, clinical and support staff to accomplish the goals of the program.

HIV/AIDS/STI knowledge including prevention, infection, and treatment

Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to engage and work effectively with diverse staff and patient population is required.

Must be able to work independently and as a part of a team.

Experience in HIV counseling is preferred.

Must have good working knowledge of diverse populations’ health issues with specific understanding of the impact of HIV/AIDS and the health-related disparities faced by diverse populations.

Must have effective oral and written communication skills and be organized.

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Bilingual (Preferred)

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