Medical Adherence Specialist

Dallas, Texas, United States

Posted on 04/02/2018 by Siter-Neubauer & Associates


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Position Details

Type:

Permanent

Industry:

Healthcare / Other

Function:

Medical / Health

Job Level:

Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)

Education:

Some College

Reference ID:

SD

Medical Adherence Specialist

 

Status: Full-time, Exempt

 

Summary of Position:

The Medical Adherence Specialist is responsible for the coordination of health care for ASD residents and making appropriate medical service referrals as needed. The Medical Adherence Specialist works under the supervision of the Medical Case Manager Supervisor.

This is a full time position that will require occasional additional hours.

 

Duties and Responsibilities Summary:

  • Conduct assessments, acuity levels, care plans and goals with clients.
  • Conduct medication adherence and treatment adherence counseling.
  • Monitor medical care adherence, lab reports, and assist with completion of referrals.
  • Assist with transfer to case management services when client is independent with healthcare.

 

Qualifications:

Sensitivity to culturally, racially and sexually diverse client, staff and volunteer populations is essential. An awareness of AIDS/HIV-related issues is desirable. Two (2) years of nursing or case management/social work experience are desired. The candidate must be able to negotiate stairways and to access emergency alarm equipment immediately. Must be able to assist with the emergency evacuation of medically compromised clients/residents in the event of fire or other emergency situations requiring evacuation of any facility. Writing and organizational skills are required for this position. General office skills are necessary. A valid driver license is required.

 

Work Hours:

Regular office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

To Apply

Interested persons should reply via email with a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to sdelgado@aidsdallas.org

Ability/willingness to work in a flexible, tolerant, diverse, community setting and experience in and ability to work cooperatively and effectively with people from various class, ethnic, racial, sexual minority backgrounds.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, AIDS Services of Dallas reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Due to the volume of responses, only qualified parties will be contacted. No phone calls, please.



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