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Dignity Health Manager Patient Care in LONG BEACH, California

Overview

Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.

Responsibilities

  • This position will work as a Patient Care Manager who will be responsible for the non-medical case management activities.

  • In partnership with the Medical Care Manager this position will coordinate support and social service needs and collaborate with other health care team members to identify the patients' goals to formulate the care plan based upon assessment data and provision of care priorities.

  • Modifies the plan of care based on the reassessment findings and specific care needs and changes in the medical treatment plan.

  • Through the delivery of brief interventions the Patient Care Manager will assist patients towards behavior changes that enhance HIV treatment adherence and reduction of risk behaviors.

  • The Patient Care Manager coordinates behavioral interventions and support services with the patient's medical care to promote improved health outcomes.

  • The position is responsible for delivering patient-centered activities that focus on the patient's psychosocial needs particularly as they relate to mental health and substance abuse issues.

Qualifications

  • Three (3) years of experience working with HIV-positive patients and a working history within the last five (5) years, or educational background, that includes knowledge of STD's, HIV, Hepatitis, and Tuberculosis.

  • A Master's degree in one of the following disciplines: Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, and/or Marriage and Family Counseling.

  • Possess basic computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office software, data entry, and use of internet and internet research.

  • Have strong quality management skills; ensure compliance with all contract guidelines and regulations.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to build rapport with clients (i.e. customer service skills, outreach) and talk openly sexual risk taking behaviors.

  • Knowledge of substance abuse and mental health issues and treatment, and related sexual risks.

  • Knowledge and experience working with behavioral risk groups, including Injection Drug Users, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Transgendered Community.

  • Good organizational skills and ability to maintain client files, charts and test results.

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Equal Opportunity

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please

Dignity Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Dignity Health participates in E-verify.

Job ID 2019-91335

Employment Type Full Time

Department Care Program

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach

Shift Day

Location LONG BEACH

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Standard Hours: Mon - Fri (08:30 - 17:00)

Work Schedule 8 Hour

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