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HIV Educator and Advocate

Company: TrueCare
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Are you passionate about educating your local community about sexual health? Do you enjoy interacting and networking with a goal of providing services to HIV/ STD negative and positive individuals and their partners? Are you an advocate and friend to the LGBTQA+ community? Do you want the opportunity to build upon a growing HIV program?
If you answered yes to these questions, TrueCare would LOVE to meet you!
TrueCare was established in 1971 with a mission of bringing affordable, comprehensive and high-quality health care services to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay.
Position is based out of Oceanside, CA. Schedule is Monday-Friday from 8a-5p (occasional Saturdays with advanced notice).
The Perks:
Ability to work from home 2 days per week.
50% working in office, 50% working outside the office and with the community doing outreach and educational activities.
A "start-up" environment where new ideas are welcome!
Some Key Duties Include:
Focus services to recruit and offer PrEP and PrEP Navigation to HIV-negative individuals.
Provide PrEP Navigation services to HIV-negative patients including: appointment making, treatment adherence education, and follow-up support services.
Work with program staff and supervisor to plan program components (i.e. outreach in-person and online, social marketing, recruitment and clinic based services).
Collect and enter process and outcome data for services and prepare monthly accurate narrative and statistical program reports.
Participate in health resource fairs and community events as needed, includes maintaining a flexible schedule to allow for some after-hour/ weekend work as well as emergency coverage of shifts to meet the needs/ demands of clients and service-related activities and events.
Support and actively participate in all internal and external meeting and staff development trainings.
Other related duties as assigned.
Must Haves:
Bachelor's degree
Valid CA Class C Driver License
Clean Driving Record
Proof of Auto Insurance
Minimum 3 years' experience as HIV Test Counselor, Partner Services training, or any other HIV prevention training
Nice to Haves:
Bilingual in Spanish
Combination of education and years of experience as specified above. Sensitivity to LGBT-related cultural concerns and the prevention certifications and training concomitant to HIV disease. Previous HIV field experience a plus. Experience in group facilitation and educational instruction.
Knowledge of prevention strategies and interventions. Demonstrate ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate in working with communities of color. Demonstrate respect for diversity.
Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and its physical, psychological & emotional effects on individuals and family units.
Knowledge of health and social issues people with HIV/AIDS. Exercise tact, objectivity, sensitivity, strategy, and judgment in dealing with a variety of people with a variety of co-occurring disorders.
Organize, set priorities, and exercise sound independent judgment within areas of responsibility.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, family members, other professional staff, and the public.
The Benefits:
Low-cost health, dental, vision & life insurance
3 weeks PTO, 10 Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance program
$500 Signing Bonus

In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the base salary range for this position. If you are hired at TrueCare, your final base salary (within the pay range), will be determined based on factors such as education, knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to those factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider the internal equity of our current team members when determining any final offer. Please keep in mind that the range mentioned above is the full base salary range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical to allow for future and continued salary growth. We also offer generous benefits and retirement plans.

TrueCare is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Keywords: TrueCare, San Marcos , HIV Educator and Advocate, Other , San Marcos, California

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