Training and Experience:
Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and experience working in HIV services; or completion of high school diploma or GED with a minimum of three (3) years' experience working in HIV or a related field of health services. Experience in a nonprofit environment preferred; specific training/experience with HIV-related issues, homelessness, mental illness and substance-using individuals preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
HIV care, treatment and prevention service delivery system; HIV pathogenesis, symptoms, approved HIV treatments and clinical trials; co-morbidities, such as viral hepatitis, TB and other related diseases; HIV-related research procedures and structures; program evaluation; epidemiology of HIV transmission and general epidemiological tools; HIV testing; HIV risk-reduction techniques; health behavior theories and models; health literacy; cultural competency; and communities most impacted by HIV.
Explain scientific information in simple terms, both verbally and in writing; participate as an effective member of a large service organization; demonstrate non-judgment and compassion towards people, with an emphasis on providing them with the tools necessary to increase positive health outcomes; maintain confidentiality of clients; work in the field with minimal supervision; when necessary, advocate for the rights of clients in medical settings; demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills; and operate standard office equipment; perform word processing and data entry tasks on a personal computer; and meet assigned deadlines.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.
Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes. This position requires local travel within Los Angeles County to meet with clients.
An equal opportunity employer: minority/ female/ disability/ veteran.