Terros Health

  • HIV Prevention Specialist - Part Time - Phoenix

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Job ID
    2018-3136
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Behavioral Health/Social Work
    Program
    HIV
    Weekly Hours
    20
  • Overview

    Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Prevention Specialist Part-Time. This individual will work as a team member with other personnel and collaborators to deliver the DREAMS Project to reduce the onset of substance abuse, HIV and hepatitis in Maricopa County.  The individual will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate.   

     

    Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than four decades, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.

     

     If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotes Integrity, Compassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply!  

     

     

    Responsibilities

    This individual will assist in the day-to-day operations of departments and programs that are affiliated with the DREAMS Project.

    • Conduct community recruitment throughout Maricopa County to educate residents, businesses and other stakeholders about the DREAMS Project.
    • Act as initial point of contact for departments by responding to inquiries and requests or directing as appropriate.
    • Provide information regarding programs, courses, policies, and procedures to internal and external contacts.
    • Attend training and meetings deemed necessary to perform goals and objectives of the
    • Assist in setting up plans and ensuring timeliness are met.
    • Schedule appointments and meetings and assist in the development of program/meeting agendas, and meeting minutes.
    • Develop skills in the prevention of substance abuse, HIV, hepatitis other communicable diseases through study and training.
    • Search for updated referral information as needed for program participants needs.

    Qualifications

    • 21 years of age or older
    • Bilingual in English-Spanish preferred, but not
    • High School Diploma or GED in combination with life/work experience working in the field of HIV and or Substance use/abuse prevention
    • Substantial driving to and from intervention
    • Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card or apply for an Arizona fingerprint clearance card (Level 1) within 20 working days of assuming role.
    • Flexibility and ability to work evenings and weekends if the Director deems it necessary to achieve the objectives of the
    • Willing to work with all cultures and sub-cultures that comprise the population of Maricopa County in a non-judgmental and value clear
    • Willingness to undergo additional training to meet the needs of the DREAMS Project prevention
    • Must have valid Arizona driver’s license, be 21 years of age with minimum 3 years driving experience, and meet requirements of Terros Health’s driving policy.

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