Note: For questions about the job posting, please contact the agency that posted this position by using the contact information provided on the "Contact" tab for the position.
Riverview Center – 150 Broadway, Suite 302
Minimum Qualifications Four years of experience providing services targeted to low income or prison populations: 1) in a public health or a counseling program; 2) in a health-related, health education or a recognized community-based organization, or 3) as a health planner (e.g. CPR Training, Cooperative Extension - nutrition, family planning, or other appropriate areas). College study in a health, education, counseling, psychology, or social work field may be substituted for the required experience at a rate of 30 credits equaling one year.
At least two years’ experience in health-related direct patient/person interaction and field-based experience in outreach or other community service activities. Knowledge of public health principles and practices of epidemiology relating to communicable diseases. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with attention to detail. Ability to maintain effective disease intervention-based collaborations with community partners. Must be self-motivated and possess excellent computer skills and have experience with social media and internet interventions.
Duties Description The AIDS Program Representative 1 (APR1) position will be part of a public health team that applies preventive and public health knowledge, techniques, and skills to reduce the incidence of communicable diseases through surveillance of disease trends; and accessing disease reporting systems to conduct confidential investigations of persons suspected to be either the source of, or having contact with, known sexually transmitted disease cases (ie. Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and HIV) in the Capital Region area. The APR 1 will have a role in helping to end the AIDS epidemic. The APR1 will also record the content of interviews; attempt to determine source(s) of infection; explain procedures and treatment; locate persons whose treatment is incomplete and/or needs to be reconnected to care and treatment; refer high-risk HIV negative patients and partners to PrEP services; maintain appropriate logs; compile and tabulate statistics; prepare written reports; maintain records and files; obtain referrals/reports from providers; and assist newly diagnosed HIV clients into care and refer those who have fallen out of care back into care services.The APR1 will also be required to perform rapid field testing and venipuncture when necessary and incorporate evidence based interventions into face-to-face interactions.
Additional Comments Permanent, full-time, non-competitive. Since exposure to hazardous substances may be involved with this position, candidates who accept employment will be required to wear personal protective equipment and may be required to submit to pre-employment and periodic health evaluations and/or receive certain immunizations. Travel is required; Position requires a current, valid NYS driver's license. Must demonstrate a capacity to transport him/herself to work assignments in distant areas within the region not served by public transportation.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume to Human Resources Management Group, DJA/APR1/13235 Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Reference Code DJA/APR1/13235 in the subject line. *Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until June 22, 2018.