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Prevention Project Coordinator

Alder Health Services

Job Description

 

Job Title: Prevention Project Coordinator

Division: Harrisburg

Department:Community Health Initiatives

Reports To: Community Health Initiatives Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

Summary: Provides leadership and advances the mission and objectives of Alder Health services through implementation and oversight of HIV prevention and education efforts targeting men who have sex with men and other high risk populations in South Central Pennsylvania by performing the following duties.

 

Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

Leads the implementation of Centers for Disease Control and prevention recommended prevention interventions to reduce the risk of men who have sex with men in South Central Pennsylvania.*

Coordinates prevention interventions targeting high-risk youth.*

Modifies intervention strategies to meet the unique prevention challenges of the local region.*

Creates appropriate programs and materials to assure that the project fulfills its objectives.*

Develops, implements, and maintains an effective internet-based prevention strategy utilizing best practice models.*

Recruits and maintains project volunteers and key informants.*

Submits project documentation, data, and reports as required by the community health initiatives supervisor.*

Provides HIV counseling and testing services.*

Conducts STD and syphilis screenings in conjunction with project activities as needed.*

Coordinates the offering of community-based testing and screening services offered to men who have sex with men.*

Ensures the highest level of confidentiality for all clients, client records, and client-related issues.*

Represents Alder Health Services at appropriate LGBT forums and events throughout the counties served by Alder Health as discussed with the supervisor of community health initiatives.*

Maintains necessary connections within the community for the provision of high quality and effective prevention and health education services that avoid unnecessary duplication with other providers.*

Serves as an advocate for the needs of individuals impacted by HIV/AIDS and the LGBT community.*

Adheres to all personnel policies as approved by the board of directors.*

Performs other duties as assigned by the Community Health Initiatives supervisor

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.

 

Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) from four-year college or university; and one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

·     Time management skills

·     Oral and written communication skills

·     Professionalism

·     Some evening and weekend hours

 

 

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, use hands, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to blood borne pathogens. The employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions. 

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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