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PROGRAM COORDINATOR I
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Job Title: Program Coordinator
Roles & Responsibilities:
Mount Sinai’s Institute for Advanced Medicine (IAM) is seeking a Program Coordinator, ideally with Phlebotomy certification, to provide HIV testing and counseling, STI testing, outreach and education at various events, such as LGBTQ parties and sex clubs, kiki balls, community and church-health fairs, PRIDE events, on a CDC-funded program. The right candidate will be culturally-intelligent and outgoing, able to connect with a wide variety of people and provide first-rate customer, clinical and educational services, with strong follow-up to link and retain clients in care, and collaborate with .
The Program Coordinator will ideally have a foundation of knowledge around HIV transmission and prevention strategies, though training will also be provided. S/he will work under the supervision of the IAM HIV Prevention Program Managers, and will also partner with/supervise 2 peers facilitating evidence-based education groups and other HIV testers.
1. Provides rapid HIV and STI testing and related services in community settings or IAM clinic(s)
2. Will draw blood for HIV confirmatory lab work once certified
3. Presents health promotion and relevant materials around HIV and STI transmission and prevention modalities, including condom distribution and HIV biomedical prevention education (PrEP and PEP)
4. Provides appropriate navigation, linkage and follow-up to primary care and related services as needed
5. Documents and reports activities in accordance with agency and program requirements
6. Collaborates with event coordinators and organizations
7. Supervises and collaborates with peers to ensure benchmarks are met regarding evidence-based groups
8. Collaborates with grantor and vendors
9. Performs other related duties as required
Experience in health education/promotion, public health, or community health, with knowledge or interest in HIV prevention and education
HIV testing certification and Phlebotomy training/certification strongly preferred
Able and interested in working with a very diverse population including religious groups and LGBTQ communities, and sensitivity to cultural differences
Excellent oral & written communication and customer service skills
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, projects and assignments
Responsible independent worker with exceptional attention to detail and follow-through
Knowledge of HIV/AIDS etiology, transmission, prevention and associated issues a major plus
Bilingual English-Spanish applicants encouraged to apply
*This is a grant-funded position with growth opportunities for the right candidate
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