Hepatitis C Linkage to Care Specialist/ Data Specialist

Location: Shirley
Job Code: 06-29-2019
# of Openings: 1


Hudson River HealthCare provides the highest quality of comprehensive primary, preventative and behavioral health services to all who seek it, regardless of insurance status and ability to pay, especially for the underserved and vulnerable. Hudson River HealthCare (“HRHCare”) is a Federally Qualified, Non-Profit Health Center serving communities in Suffolk, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Columbia and Westchester County. HRHCare is currently seeking a full-time Hepatitis C Linkage to Care Specialist/ Data Specialist which will be housed at our Shirley location.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a Hepatitis C Linkage to Care Specialist/ Data Specialist:

  • Work with Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to set up HCV screening services, provide community education and outreach and act as a liaison with CBOs to link HCV positive patients to care
  • Participates in case conferences, as well as other agency or community-based meetings or trainings
  • Educate providers and other staff about HCV testing, benefits of diagnosis and importance of linking to care
  • Develops linkages and internally refers patients for additional medical services, including treatment
  • Facilitates enrollment in HCV Benefits and Entitlement programs
  • Works cooperatively and collaboratively with entire HCV case management, Medical and Behavioral Health Provider Teams
  • Responsible for program data entry and review
  • Works with Program Manager to create and monitor appropriate data reports
  • Maintains data and case records as required and prepares necessary reports

Minimum Education Requirement:

  • Associate's degree

Preferred Education Requirement

  • Bachelor's degree

Minimum Work Related Experience: 0 - 1 years

Preferred Work Related Experience: 2 - 4 years

Preferred Specialized Skills & Knowledge: Bi-lingual, Spanish speaking

We are a network of 40 community and migrant health centers located in Peekskill, Beacon, Poughkeepsie, Amenia, Dover Plains, Pine Plains, Hudson, Middletown, New Paltz, Goshen, Greenport, Haverstraw, Spring Valley, Nyack, Monticello, Walden and Yonkers, Amityville, Southampton, Wyandanch, Shirley, Patchogue, Coram, Huntington, Brentwood, Riverhead and the five boroughs. Annually, we serve over 185,000 patients and over 500,000 encounters.

We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, Life and AD&D insurance, ongoing training opportunities and a wellness program.

Interested candidates please submit your resume.

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