- High School diploma or equivalent required.
- Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, health education or related field preferred.
- Six months experience in healthcare or related field preferred
- HIV/AIDS prevention experience with the priority population preferred.
- Must have good interpersonal skills with ability to understand and communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and sexual orientation.
- Must have strong PC proficiency and MS Office skills.
- Must be able to work autonomously.
- Must be able to manage time effectively in order to complete tasks and meet deadlines.
- Must be able to handle and keep extremely sensitive and confidential information.
- Must be able to work for more than one individual at a time, prioritize and multi-task.
- Must be able to work flexible schedules supporting Health Center events, including occasional evenings and weekends.
- Ability to function effectively as a team member.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
- Knowledge of health care and practice with diverse populations and cultures.
Physical Demands/Working Conditions:
- This position may be exposed to virus, disease and infection from patients in working environment;
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear;
- The employee regularly is required to move about the building;
- The employee is expected to travel by automobile and is exposed to changing weather conditions;
- May be expected to drive to community meetings, client homes or other agencies;
- May experience traumatic situations including psychiatric traumatized and deceased patients;
- Employee will regularly have to lift up to ten pounds.
The above information is intended to describe the most important aspects of the job. This job description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required in order to perform the work. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. The Kansas City CARE Health Center is committed to providing equal employment opportunity/affirmative action (EEO/AA) to all job applicants and employees.