Prism Health North Texas

Job 168712 - Risk Reduction Specialist
Dallas, TX

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Job Details

Location: Dallas, TX
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Are you looking for a position at a non-profit agency with a direct impact on HIV and STD prevention? We have the perfect opportunity for you! Prism Health North Texas is seeking a Risk Reduction Specialist for its HIV/STD prevention initiative, Project Connect. The Risk Reduction Specialist – Testing conducts HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis C testing and provides risk reduction counseling in accordance with program procedures. 

Requirements

The candidate must demonstrate working knowledge of hepatitis, tuberculosis, STIs, and HIV/AIDS; be able to demonstrate skills and experience in client counseling; have knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention and intervention resources as they relate to specific priority populations; have knowledge of HIV risk factors and HIV behavior change strategies; and possess the ability to plan, organize, set objectives, and meet critical deadlines.  The candidate should exhibit effective communication orally and in writing and be able to work independently or as part of a team. The position has a minimum requirement of an Associate’s degree in a health related discipline, social work, or other social service field.  A minimum of one year experience in community outreach activities is required. (Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirement.) The candidate will be required to use his/her own vehicle for transportation to outreach and testing events, should be able to drive up to 75 miles one way outside the Dallas County area, must have a valid driver’s license, and appropriate automobile insurance. The candidate should also be able to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, late evenings, and weekend hours. Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.

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