Terros Health

  • Outreach Specialist

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Job ID
    2018-3158
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Behavioral Health/Social Work
    Program
    Prevention
    Weekly Hours
    40
  • Overview

    We are pleased to share an exciting opportunity at Terros Health for an Outreach Specialist in our HIV Prevention Program. Terros is a fully integrated 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!  If you are energized by helping people during their most challenging times, this vital opportunity will be rewarding.

    Responsibilities

    This position provides outreach, in reach, educational and community engagement for the Turning The Tide (T3) program. The Outreach Specialist assists the Program coordinator and T3 Project Director in the development and deliverables of the project’s intervention to improve health outcomes ethnic minorities throughout Maricopa County as described contractually with the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and all other entities with which Terros has contracted.

                                                                                                                   

    • Work as a team member with other personnel and collaborators to promote interventions to improve health outcomes related to SA, COD, HIV and hepatitis in ethnic minority communities.
    • Assist in the day-to-day operations of departments and programs that are affiliated with T3.
    • Conduct community recruitment throughout Maricopa County to educate residents, businesses and other stakeholders about T3.
    • Oversee design and production of marketing and education materials.
    • 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.
    • Maintain inventory of office and instrumental supplies.
    • Attend training and meetings deemed necessary to perform goals and objectives of the program.
    • Assist in setting up plans and ensuring timelines 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.
    • Maintain logs and records of program activities in a timely and accurate manner including 1) Data entry into EHR 2) screening and locator forms, 3) GPRA evaluation forms; 4) outreach notes and logs, 5) outreach logs; 6) billing/services tickets, as well as create, maintain and update mailing and data base systems.
    • Maintain equipment, work areas, and vehicles.                                    
    • Attend staff meetings and provide input on T3 activities and provide alternative goals and objectives to increase effectiveness when appropriate.
    • Perform all duties in Spanish

    Qualifications

    • 21 years of age or older
    • Bilingual in English-Spanish required.
    • High School Diploma or GED in combination with life/work experience working in the field of HIV and or Substance use/Mental Health field.
    • Valid Arizona Driver License in good standing.
    • Substantial driving to and from intervention sites.
    • Flexibility and ability to work evenings and weekends if the Director deems it necessary to achieve the objectives of the program.
    • Willing to work with all cultures and sub-cultures that comprise the population of Maricopa County in a non-judgmental and value clear manner.
    • Willingness to undergo additional training to meet the needs of T3 program.
    • 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.
    • 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.

    Physical demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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