Prism Health North Texas

Job 171957 - Project Connect Disease Intervention Specialist
Dallas, TX

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Job Details

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

Job Description

If you are interested in working for a vibrant, long-standing non-profit organization to help persons impacted by HIV, Prism Health North Texas is seeking Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS). Key responsibilities include investigating known clusters of HIV infection, conducting risk reduction counseling, testing for HIV, and connecting people who are HIV positive to medical care.  

Requirements

Candidates must be culturally competent and be experienced working with diverse populations within a human services field such as social work, psychology, counseling, or public health; skilled in assessment techniques and crisis intervention; and be knowledgeable about sexually transmitted infection and HIV risk behaviors, human sexuality, substance misuse, and behavior change strategies. They must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication abilities. The position requires the ability to work a flexible work schedule including early morning, evening and weekend hours, and use of one’s personal transportation to investigation sites and/or to meet clients for appointments.  If selected for the position, the candidate will need to show a valid driver’s license and appropriate automobile insurance. Positions have a minimum requirement of a Bachelor’s degree in a social science or public health discipline.

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