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PRN - HIV Peer Counselor

Company: Truman Medical Centers
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

PRN - HIV Peer Counselor

TMC Truman Medical Centers

**Job Location**

TMC - Hospital Hill

**Department**

ID Clinic

**Position Type**

Part time

**Work Schedule**

8:00AM - 4:30PM

**Hours Per Week**

4

If you want to work where the action is, Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH) is the place for you. Known as "Kansas City's Essential Hospital," TMC/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, TMC/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. TMC/UH is comprised of three campuses:

**TMC/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, Truman Medical Centers 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 , TMC'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.

**TMC/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. TMC/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.

**TMC/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.

**Job Description**

Provide peer support to HIV persons in the ambulatory care setting and follow-up with them by telephone calls, scheduled appointments, or when they return to the Infectious Diseases clinic. Provide information and promote self-empowerment, skills and resources to improve self-care, quality of life, adherence and satisfaction of care. This position is funded by a grant which directs the continuation and compensation of the position.

Minimum Requirements
Is diagnosed with HIV and is currently receiving HIV care for not less than 12 months.

Keywords: Truman Medical Centers, Kansas City , PRN - HIV Peer Counselor, Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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