LEAD PREVENTION NAVIGATOR for our HIV Health Navigation Project

Terros Health
Published
December 2, 2020
Location
Phoenix, AZ
Job Type
Category

Description

 

 

The purpose of the Terros Health HIV Navigation Project is to improve health outcomes of ethnic minority adults, with a particular focus on: Black/African American and Latino identifying men who have sex with men (MSM) 18 – 35 years old, Latina and African American identifying women who are at risk of acquiring HIV/AIDS, and injection drug users (IDU). The Lead Navigator will assist in accomplishing the goals of the program by increasing access to relevant medical and behavioral health care including treatment related to substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, and HIV/STI medical care.  This position reports to the Senior Director of Integrated Operations. You 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. We engage people in whole person health through an integrated care delivery system, thus establishing a medical home for our patients.  In caring for the whole person, we focus on overall wellness through physical health, mental health and substance use care.  Our mission is to provide extraordinary care by empowered people through exceptional outcomes.

Location - Phoenix, AZ (McDowell Health Center)

Main Duties: Bilingual in English Spanish preferred; $ Bilingual language differential pay

Duties Include:

  • Participate in the development of a strategic plan to reach target population, ensure connection with services , and provide education.
  • Identify individuals who are at high risk through the use of HIV prevention tools.
  • Provide ongoing support to Community Health Workers.
  • Provide ongoing services to patients in need of care management services for the purpose of establishing and reaching appropriate health-related goals.
  • Follow up on the patient related phone calls and coordinates a response back to patients based on consult with the Care Management Team.  Develops and maintains positive community-based relationships with healthcare partners to benefit patient care coordination.
  • Create and maintain, new partnerships and coalitions with organizations that have a common purpose, have additional resources, can assist in accomplish program goals and improve community level outcomes.
  • Provide outreach and engagement to individuals through community events, street outreach and education and training.  This includes dissemination of programmatic health literature and information on obtaining services related to PrEP, substance use disorder treatment, and primary and behavioral healthcare.

Education - Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral health, public health, or related field and at least two years of relevant experience. High School Diploma or GED in combination with at least three  years life/work experience working in the field of HIV/STI prevention, public health and or substance use/mental health field.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in English Spanish preferred.
  • High level of competency in Microsoft Word, Intermediate Level Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience in health education and working in an HIV prevention capacity with the LGBTQ population.
  • Willing to work with all cultures and sub-cultures that comprise the population of Maricopa County in a non-judgmental and value clear manner.
  • Must be able to be certified in CPR/First Aid within sixty (60) days.
  • Phlebotomy trained and certified preferred, but not required. Willingness to undergo phlebotomy certification  is required.
  • 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.
  • Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card or apply for an Arizona fingerprint clearance card (Level 1) within 7 working days of assuming role. (HR to assist in this process and fingerprinting.)
  • Must pass a TB and Drug Screen Test

Link to website - https://www.terroshealth.org/careers/

Apply via the website: https://www.terroshealth.org/careers/

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