Harm Reduction Case Manager

You can make a difference in people’s lives every day. When you join UCLA Health, you’ll be working at an institution that provides leading-edge care to the people of L.A. and throughout the world. We provide our team members with the environment and support to do amazing work, because each and every one of them plays a vital role in our commitment to care.Venice Family Clinic is a leader in providing comprehensive, high-quality primary health care to people in need with compassion, dignity and respect. In November 2021, Venice Family Clinic merged with South Bay Family Health Care, uniting more than a century of experience helping patients regardless of their income, insurance or immigration status. The organization now has more than 500 staff who serve 45,000 people from the Santa Monica Mountains through the South Bay. We have 17 locations plus two mobile clinics and an expansive street medicine program for people experiencing homelessness. Read more about us at: venicefamilyclinic.org Make a difference in the community at our Venice Family Clinic as a Harm Reduction Case Manager. With guidance and direction from the Case Management Supervisor, the Harm Reduction (HR) Case Manager will play a critical role in providing linkage to care for clients who utilize our Harm Reduction Program. The Harm Reduction Case Manager will: * Successfully link HR clients to community-based programs that address the medical and psychosocial needs of people who use substances, especially to treatment for substance use disorder and care and treatment for infections related to injection drug use (IDU), including viral hepatitis, HIV, and bacterial infections including endocarditis. * Assist clients who may need a series of linkages in order to successfully access their desired program; potential assistance may include help applying for identification, Medicaid/ health insurance or unemployment. * Link clients to programs that are non-judgmental, able to service active people who use substances, and otherwise culturally competent to meet the needs of this community. * Ensure newly diagnosed HIV+ and/or Hep C+ clients are referred and linked to medical services. * Provide HIV 101 and Hep C 101 to clients and various organizations within the community. * Participate in daily Syringe Services needs including providing new syringes to clients, disposing of used syringes, educating clients on overdose prevention and prevention education. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are core values of the Venice Family Clinic. We believe the professional and clinical environments are enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together. Salary Range: $29.64 – $39.13 HourlyMONICA I’ve been blessed to touch so many lives through my serving. It’s a privilege to uplift other employees with words of encouragement and a smile.SOZIT The first thing i noticed when i joined the team was how everyone is very welcoming and friendly with supportive management. I did not feel like an outsider.EDGAR Once I joined, I knew UCLA Health was THE place to be due to the growth potential and training offered

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