IJP is hiring for a full-time, grant-funded Community Health Educator 2 to provide coordination for individuals receiving pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV at all Juniper locations. The Community Health Educator 2 will partner with the clinical and prevention teams to link clients to PrEP services and provide them with education regarding PrEP. This role will work with clients to coordinate PrEP intake and enrollment, medication pick up, and ongoing follow-up. The Educator will use motivational interviewing techniques to provide supportive counseling and education in a culturally competent manner regarding HIV, the importance of prevention, and adherence to the PrEP program requirements. S/he will be responsible for maintaining all files and completing program related data entry and reports.
The Community Health Educator 2 must be organized and punctual, a team player, and have the skill to work closely with clients with complex needs. A successful candidate will have the great attention to detail needed to manage caseloads and reporting and will also possess the communication skills needed to liaise with staff, partner agencies, and clients. The Inova Juniper Program is Northern Virginia's largest provider of HIV/AIDS care. We offer all aspects of primary medical care and mental health, substance abuse, and case management services to HIV positive individuals. The Program also houses an HIV prevention program and a healthcare worker education program.
Internal Number: 57671BR
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