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Truman Medical Centers, Inc HIV Peer Counselor 40 hours/2 weeks in Kansas City, Missouri

Tracking Codeless thanbr>17283-124less thanbr>Job Descriptionless thanbr> If you want to work where the action is, Company /University Health Company /UH is the place for you. Known as Kansas City s Essential Hospital, Company /UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, Company /UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. Company /UH is comprised of three campuses:less thanbr> Company /UH Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children s Mercy Hospital, Company serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we re a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women s services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health building , Company s beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We will soon open University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and women s care clinics.less thanbr> Company /UH Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lee s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. Company /UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.less thanbr> Company /UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro area s largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Healing Canvas Building, located in Kansas City s vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.less thanbr> The HIV Peer Counselor provides peer support to HIV persons in the ambulatory care setting and follows up with them by telephone calls, scheduled appointments, or when they return to the Infectious diseases clinic. They provide information and promotes self empowerment, skills and resources to improve self-care, quality of life, adherence and satisfaction of care. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the program supervisor. This position is funded by a grant, consequently the continuation and compensation, etc, is depended on the continuation and changes in the grant.less thanbr>Required Skillsless thanbr> * Must have been diagnosed with HIV and receiving care at Company for not less than 12 monthsless thanbr> * Bi-lingual, Spanish and English is preferredless thanbr>Position Typeless thanbr>Part-Timeless thanbr>Shift Scheduleless thanbr>8:00AM - 4:30PMless thanbr>Company is committed to being a leader in providing culturally inclusive health care services for patients in ways that are effective, fair, respectful, and culturally competent and in providing a culturally inclusive workplace for employees. We value and celebrate our differences, which include, but are not limited to, race, ethnicity, language, national origin, age, socioeconomic status, literacy, gender identity and expressio

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