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HIV Testing Counselor 

East Valley Community Health Center has exciting and rewarding opportunities for a Part-time (32 hours), experienced HIV Counselor to provide HIV counseling and testing to clients at risk for HIV & STDS at our Store Front Program.  Direct experience as certified HIV Testing Counselor required. Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred. EOE. 

Purpose 

The purpose is to provide HIV counseling and testing to clients at risk for HIV and other STDs.  Responsible for all activities to support direct services, including but not limited to the following:

Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Provides individual risk assessments, HIV prevention counseling, testing, and referral, according to program guidelines.
  2. Maintains client records according to established department and programmatic policies of confidentiality of medical records.
  3. Makes appropriate client referrals and conducts follow-up based on HIV test results and other presenting problems.
  4. Provides and promotes HIV/AIDS education to EVCHC clients according to program standards.
  5. Conducts education sessions using age appropriate, culturally sensitive, agency approved materials/models and approach.
  6. Maintains current information on HIV/AIDS and local resources.
  7. Ensures that all required forms are completed properly (including client satisfaction forms).
  8. Adheres to confidentiality standards.
  9. Maintains a clean, safe and unobstructed workplace.
  10. Help maintain crowd control, process flow, etc., as requested by the Coordinator.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Candidate must have certification in HIV/AIDS counseling and testing.
  • Ability to multi-task, strong interpersonal/ communication skills, and be able to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team and clients.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Must be willing to work some weekends and evenings.  Preference will be given to those candidates who can read and write in both Spanish and English
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
  • Vision of at least 20/40 correctable.

Benefits

East Valley offers competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that will enrich your Personal, Financial, Career, Health, and Community Well-being. Our benefits package offered to eligible employees include medical, vision, dental, life insurance, 403b plan, and paid time off (holiday, birthday, vacation, and sick leave). 

How to apply

Email resumes and salary requirements to vashley@evchc.org

Principals only.  Recruiters, please do not contact this job posting.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job posting.

EOE is the Law.  It is the stated policy of EVCHC to conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action.  We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings.  We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.