EIS Prevention and Outreach Coordinator

LivWell Community Health Services, Inc.

Location:
Paducah, KY 42001

Job Description:

 POSITION:                           EIS Prevention and Outreach Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:                     Prevention Services

REPORTS TO:                      EIS Manager

STATUS:                               Fulltime, non-exempt

 

Company Overview

LivWell Community Health Services is a non-profit organization providing comprehensive health and support services, education, and advocacy, as related to HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, and viral hepatitis. Quality health care is provided to persons living with HIV/AIDS or sexually transmitted diseases, support services are provided to HIV clients and their families, and prevention education and testing are provided to all clients, their families, and the community at large.  Within the community, we strive to prevent new infections of HIV and STI’s and reduce the stigma associated with these various diseases by promoting awareness, acceptance, and equality.

 As an EIS Prevention and Outreach Coordinator, a typical day might look like this:

  • Performing HIV testing at an event or walk-in clientele
  • Providing HIV testing counseling before and after testing
  • Entering records and data into statistics databases
  • Stocking condom and literature displays
  • Scheduling and coordinating testing events within the community and in conjunction with area partner agencies
  • Keeping open lines of communication flowing with current and prospective community partners
  • Recruiting, screening, and registering certified HIV testers for events
  • Developing educational mediums and materials
  • Researching funding or educational speaking opportunities
  • Any other duties that may evolve within this position

 This job may be for you if:

  • You are a good listener
  • You are energetic and are willing to work occasional flexible shifts
  • You are able to balance competing priorities
  • You pay attention to details
  • You understand the importance of privacy and staying in compliance with regulations
  • You can work under pressure
  • You see the benefit of working with diverse populations
  • You are motivated to set goals and achieve them
  • You take ownership of tasks and can work self-sufficiently
  • You know what is worth doing is worth doing well
  • You communicate clearly and do so with warmth and tact
  • You are comfortable talking to people on the phone or in-person
  • You enjoy helping others
  • You are mission-minded and want to contribute to a larger cause

 Qualifications:

  • Associates degree (AA) in Social Work, Counseling, Communications or related field
  • Bachelors degree, preferred
  • Certified by the Commonwealth of Kentucky as a Preventative Counselor, preferred
  • 2+ years’ demonstrated experience in prevention, education or outreach related initiatives
  • Experience with social service agencies supporting hard-to-reach and stigmatized populations preferred
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Knowledge of HIV disease preferred

LivWell Community Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage all applicants without regard to race, nationality, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability, sex, gender identity, age or veteran status. We are committed to creating an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace for all.

To Apply for this position:

Please visit our website at www.livwellchs.org or email your resume to communications@livwellchs.org



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