Corktown Health

HIV Prevention Specialist

Full-Time
Detroit
Posted 5 days ago

HIV Prevention Specialist

JOB Title – HIV Prevention Specialist

ABOUT US: Corktown Health’s mission is to advance health and well-being for all with a focus on the LGBTQ+ community. Our culture is inclusive, affirming and accountable, and our vision is health equity for all!

SALARY RANGE & BENEFITS:•

$18.00 to $22.00 hourly • Benefits include paid time off, agency recognized holidays, medical, vision, dental, disability and life insurance effective after 60 days. (Current benefit plans provide 100% employer paid premiums for the employee and spouse/dependent coverage available with employee premium cost sharing. Insurance benefits are reviewed annually.)• Robust employee development opportunities for professional growth. • An inclusive and supportive work environment.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The HIV Prevention Specialist provides prevention education, outreach, CTR (Counseling, Testing & Referral) services, PrEP navigation & support, coordination of care and assistance with accessing insurance & benefits enrollment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:•

Identify and link individuals interested in PrEP with medical providers. • Coordinate care, provide insurance navigation and assist with resources and referrals for prevention clients to ensure uninterrupted health care and medication access. • Assist with co-facilitating psychosocial support sessions.• Deliver interventions and reports on activities and outcomes.• Provide outreach and health education in community and health care settings regarding HIV prevention including PrEP navigation, HIV testing, and agency services. May train and coordinate team members and volunteers in outreach efforts.• Perform client intakes, review documents and enroll clients based on established policies and procedures. • Develop and follow prevention treatment plans in conjunction with each client. Coordinate services with medical providers. Assist and refer clients to address barriers to prevention goals and PrEP uptake/adherence.• Complete appropriate documentation and enter data for all services rendered in designated systems. • Provide HIV education about risk reduction, testing, U=U, Treatment as Prevention and other related topics. • Develop and follow processes for distributing risk reduction and hygiene supplies; monitor and track such supplies. • Upholds compliance efforts. Ensures confidentiality and privacy practices in accordance with agency policies, HIPAA and relevant laws, regulations and contractual obligations.• Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: •

Bachelor’s Degree in a health, education, or human service related field and two year’s relevant work experience required. Extensive experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. • Excellent customer service and communication skills as well as the ability to professionally interact with individuals from diverse populations and accommodate social and cultural differences. • Strong organizational skills and computer literacy including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications are required. • Knowledge of HIV, prevention and PrEP is strongly preferred. • Valid Michigan driver’s license and access to insured personal vehicle is required for occasional client transportation. • Successful completion of Counseling, Testing & Referral certification within 90 days of employment. • Knowledge of working with the LGBTQ+ community.All applicants are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an FDA- or WHO-authorized vaccine prior to their start date. Corktown Health also requires annual influenza vaccination. Any exception requested for medical or religious reasons must be documented in writing.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:This position does not have any direct reports.

TRAVEL:This position may require local travel as well as limited in-state and out of state travel.

SCHEDULE & WORKING CONDITIONS:

This position is in-person, full time, predominantly during business hours Monday through Friday with occasional evening and weekend hours. The position is based at the organization’s main location in Detroit with periodic off site meetings and events. Work is generally performed within the office environment and includes significant in person, phone and email contact with staff, patients/clients, funders and the general public. This position reports to the Program Manager. How to Apply: Enthusiastic candidates are invited to forward their resume, cover letter, and any pertinent certifications to info@corktownhealth.org. Kindly use the subject line “HIV Prevention Specialist – [Your Name]”.Corktown Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values a diverse workforce. Corktown Health does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability and any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Applicants who identify as LGBTQ+ and those who represent minority and/or underserved communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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