Please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration to recruiting@ACRHealth.org
Salary: $19.25 hrly
- Bachelor’s Degree in health & human services, or related field; OR 4 years’ experience working in non-profit social service agency providing direct services to diverse populations (e.g., persons of color, MSM, substance users, mentally ill, etc.) OR an equal combination of education/experience.
- Basic knowledge about HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections and viral hepatitis, and experience working with young gay men/YMSM, is helpful but not required.
- Experience delivering stigma-free, non-judgmental and culturally-competent services
- Automobile with insurance and valid NYS driver’s license required.
- Proof of COVID-19
- Vaccination Sensitivity to AIDS, chronic illness, LGTBQ issues and a strong commitment to the mission, vision, and values of ACR health are essential
- Incorporate best practices regarding confidentiality into all job duties and communications in accordance with Article 27-F and HIPAA, ACR Health policies and procedures and other applicable regulations. Protect agency data in accordance with confidentiality procedures and protocols. Observe and abide by the HIV Confidentiality Law and HIPAA.
- One-on-one assessments and risk-reduction counseling. Provide HIV and sexually transmitted disease screening to locate previously undiagnosed HIV and STD positive individuals and link them to care.
- Work with a caseload of individuals to support them in practicing and applying risk reduction techniques to their lives/relationships (client-centered prevention case management).
- Attend community provider meetings/committees that address target population(s) issues and concerns and act as agency liaison to these provider groups when appropriate. Identify and develop networking relationships with community based organizations.
- Facilitate multi/single-session group interventions. Educate individuals and groups about safer sex practices, and other risk reduction topics.
- Facilitate access to PrEP
- Conduct enhanced outreach in the community, targeting high-risk sub-populations of individuals to promote and facilitate access to HIV counseling and testing services, individual and group level HIV/STD/HCV education and risk reduction counseling, and other HIV prevention interventions and supportive services.
- Maintain accurate recordkeeping client and serve records in accordance with Prevention Department’s policy and procedures.
- Prepare all required reports and supporting data which relate to specific Prevention Department activities and as assigned by the Director of Prevention. Complete accurate monthly, quarterly and/or annual report(s) within agency and departmental guidelines.
- Assist with the general work of the Prevention Department, including special projects and general agency programs/initiatives.
- Participate in appropriate and applicable training/professional development opportunities for a minimum of 24 hours of curriculum-based training annually.
- Participate as a culturally competent member of the Prevention Department and agency, which includes having the capacity to function effectively as an individual within the context of cultural beliefs, behaviors, and needs presented by consumers and their communities.
- Maintain confidentiality of all agency clients as well as other appropriate organizational components.
- Work in a cooperative, collegial style with all other organizational personnel. Conduct oneself in a professional manner as an agency employee and representative.
- Perform other work as assigned by the Director of Prevention Services, Chief Program Officer, and/or Chief Executive Officer.
*All interventions must be delivered within the standards outlined by the funders and agency policy and procedures.
Hourly, Non-Exempt. Thirty five hour (35.00) week; evenings and weekends expected for meetings, outreach events, workshops, and seminars.
Please, no phone calls. Only applicants selected for interviews will be called.
*ACR Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socioeconomic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation, or any other protected category.