Prevention Specialist – DREAMS Program

Terros Health
Published
June 9, 2021
Location
Phoenix, AZ
Job Type
Category

Description

 

 

Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a Prevention Specialist for our DREAMS program working at our Indian School  location.  Reporting to the Manager - HIV/STI Programs, the ideal individual is flexible, compassionate, and professional.  If you enjoy working with individuals during some of the most vulnerable times of their lives this may be just the opportunity you’ve been seeking.

Every day we strive to bring together the LGBTQI communities in Phoenix and our team is a reflection of the community we are serving. We are a respite site during the sweltering summer offering anyone bottled water. Our daily programs include a hot meal, life skills classes, clothing closet, and other incentive programs for homeless guests. Along with great benefits, continuous training, and a welcoming environment, we offer the opportunity for you to grow in your career with Terros Health.

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.

Prevention Specialist Duties Include: 

  • Collaborate with team members to deliver HIV and Hep-C prevention and education in the community.
  • Conduct community recruitment throughout Maricopa County to educate residents, businesses, and other stakeholders.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Education – High school diploma or GED in combination with life/work experience working in the field of HIV and/or substance use/abuse prevention.

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in English-Spanish preferred.
  • High level of competency in Microsoft Word, Intermediate Level Excel, Power-Point, Outlook.
  • 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 manner.
  • Must have or be able to attain CPR/First Aid certification within 60 days of assuming role.
  • Must have valid Arizona driver’s license, be 22 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.
  • Must pass a TB Test.

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.

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

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