Transgender and Non-Binary Health Navigator

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Industry
Health Care
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Full-Time

Amida Care

Contact
Morris E. Gaines
Title
Assistant Director of Human Resources

Amida Care is a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion employer committed to full
inclusion and elimination of discrimination in all its forms. We strive to
develop, promote, and sustain a culture that values equity and leverages
diversity and inclusiveness in all that we do.

The Transgender and Non-Binary Health Navigator will work with Transgender
and Non-Binary (TGNB) Amida Care members to ensure needs related to gender
affirming care and HIV prevention are being met on a timely, consistent
basis. The TGNB Health Navigator will act as the first point of contact for
many GIST members, addressing day-to-day issues and providing navigation
services for gender affirming surgeries, electrolysis, PrEP and PEP, and will
support the GIST team in programmatic development and expansion.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Essential functions are job duties and responsibilities that must be
performed to accomplish the purpose/ goals of the job.

•       Outreach Transgender and Non-Binary (TGNB) Amida Care members to
coordinate referrals, explain benefits, and inform members of new or expiring
authorizations for gender affirming medical procedures
•       Refer and connect members to appropriate services/service providers
•       Assist with verifying which enrolled members require transgender health
navigation to best coordinate their care
•       Communicate with partnering providers for the coordination of care for
Amida Care members
•       Assist with navigating members through the electrolysis referral process
•       Engage HIV- members about HIV Prevention tools.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

•       Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or significant relevant experience
in HIV medical case management/care coordination
•       Experience working with and providing services to members of the
transgender community
•       Minimum of one year experience working with those living with HIV in a
social service or medical setting
•       Demonstrated knowledge of HIV case management and LGBTQ+ cultural
competency
•       Demonstrated judgment of safety, boundaries and confidentiality issues
•       Demonstrate understanding and sensitivity to multi-cultural values,
beliefs, and attitudes of both internal and external contacts
•       Demonstrate appropriate behaviors in accordance with the organization’s
vision, mission, and values

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