Specialist Testing/Outreach

    Community Health Network
    Indianapolis, IN 46219, Indianapolis, IN
    Full-time

    Job Description

    Job Location

    The Specialist Testing/ Outreach position is located in Indianapolis, Indiana at Community Hospital East.

    Basic Functions

    The Testing/Outreach Specialist will provide HIV related Counseling, Testing and Referral services. The Testing/Outreach Specialist will conduct targeted outreach to high-risk HIV negative individuals. The Specialist will link individuals to HIV treatment, health information, education, referrals, risk reduction interventions, condom distribution, and STI awareness, testing and treatment.

    Job Responsibilities
    • Provide HIV Counseling, Testing and Referrals to at-risk populations in compliance with the standards put forth by the Indiana State Department of Health
    • Conduct targeted outreach to at-risk populations
    • Engage at-risk populations in their own neighborhoods or venues where they typically congregate to provide HIV related health information, education, referrals and linkage to care services
    • Link individuals to medical care for HIV infection and other support services
    • Maintain effective communication with Community Infectious Disease (CIDC) medical case managers
    • Assist Ryan White Grant Manager in growing CIDC prevention programs
    • Work at both East and North locations
    • Complete data collection, entry and reporting
    • Provide HIV positive test results
    • Other duties as assigned
    Minimum Requirements

    Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

    Successfully complete the CDC/ISDH HIV Tester training

    Equipped to work with multicultural and diverse populations

    Self-motivated and willing to work flexible shifts and flexible locations

    Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information

    Fluency in Spanish a plus

    Ranked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana's leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them - in hospitals, health pavilions and doctor's offices, as well as workplaces, schools and homes. Exceptional care, simply delivered.

    Community is a non-profit health system that is deeply committed to the communities we serve with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana. Guided by our PRIIDE Values - Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovation, Dedication and Excellence - our team of caregivers is committed to providing an exceptional experience with every life we touch.
    Posting ID: 548980773Posted: 2020-02-13