Prevention Training Specialist, HIV Testing
Job Details
Out Here, Baldwin Hills - Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
High School
$21.20 - $24.91 Hourly
Up to 25%
Day
Health Care

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Program Coordinator, Healthy Him, the HIV Test Counselor will help develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate the HIV testing and counseling process for onsite, at-home, and field-testing efforts for Black MSM 18 - 39.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide virtual HIV testing and counseling that will instruct clients on the use of the OraQuick at-home HIV test kit.
  • Provide on-site HIV testing and counseling via the Insti Rapid HIV test.
  • Navigate newly diagnosed persons into linkage to care services.
  • Refer persons to the Out Here clinic for STI testing and treatment, and PrEP/PEP services.
  • Develop and monitor a social marketing strategy that will increase awareness and recruitment into HIV testing and sexual health services.
  • Manage the shipping and distribution of the Swab and Chill at-home HIV test kits.
  • Work closely with the evaluation team to ensure proper collection and input of HIV testing data.

 

OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Training and Experience:

  • Associate Degree in human services related field or Highschool diploma/GED and a minimum two-year experience providing HIV testing and counseling services.
  • Possess an HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) certification from the Department of HIV and STD Programs (DHSP) preferred.

 

  • Familiar with the Black MSM community and experience recruiting the population into sexual health services.
  • Familiar with developing social marketing campaigns.
  • Experience working in a nonprofit environment.
  • Experience working with HIV prevention and health education/health promotion
  • Experience working in a nonprofit environment preferred; specific training/experience with HIV/AIDS-related issues and other sexual health education related areas preferred.

 

Knowledge of:

  • Health spectrum of HIV/STIs.
  • Biomedical HIV prevention.
  • Human sexuality and sexual identity.
  • Health and social concerns of Black MSM principles of social marketing.
  • Virtual platforms for community connection and training.

 

Ability to:

  • Work independently.
  • Work effectively with divers group of staff, volunteers and professionals.
  • Meet frequent, sometimes conflicting deadlines in a rapidly changing environment respond with sensitivity to social inequities and diverse ethnic groups.
  • Adhere to HIPPA guidelines and protocols relating to HIV testing and counseling
  • Engage participants and encourage HIV testing and linkage to biomedical (PrEP/PEP) services).

 

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.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a valid California drivers license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.

 

COVID Vaccination and booster required OR religious/medical exemption.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.

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