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addressAddressLong Beach, CA
type Form of workFull-Time
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The City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for a full-time, unclassified, at-will Public Health Professional II to serve as the HIV Care and Prevention Outreach Coordinator in the Community Health Bureau, Clinical Services Division. Reporting to a Community Program Specialist V, this position will provide oversight and coordination of HIV outreach/linkage to care services, prevention PrEP and PEP program, and Ending the HIV Epidemic DIS services; and conducts client recruitment, screening and assessment of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), substance abuse risks, medical and psychosocial service needs as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team. This position is located at the main health department office located at 2525 Grand Ave, Long Beach CA 90815.

  • Monitors and maintains program compliance including data oversight, service delivery, and prepares monthly and annual reports;
  • Supervises, trains, and monitors program staff;
  • Performs HIV testing, counseling, and referrals;
  • Oversees collaboration with agency HIV/STI surveillance team and uses surveillance data to locate and engage HIV newly diagnosed or lost to care individuals, utilizing CalREDIE;
  • Maintains coordination with community-based organizations (CBOs) and provides support during various outreach events in the community;
  • Develops materials for and provides presentations related to HIV, STIs, and PrEP/PEP; organizes and participates in agency and community meetings; and participates in local planning groups;
  • Provides client services supporting linkages to care, retention in care, and re-engagement into care;
  • Provides risk-reduction, treatment advocacy and adherence support, health education, and partner services to individual clients as well as in a group setting;
  • May assist in the development and implementation of grant applications; and,
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Public Administration, or a closely related field (*proof required).
    • Program management experience in a public agency beyond the minimum requirements may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
  • One (1) year of professional experience coordinating and/or supporting community-based social service or PUBLIC HEALTH programs.
  • Valid motor vehicle operator license.
    • Required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within 6 months of employment if license is out of state. DMV K4 driver license information report printout required during onboarding if selected for position.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master's Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Public Administration, or a closely related field.
  • Ability to work evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and on-call during emergencies as needed.
  • Experience with various data systems (ARIES, EHR, CalREDIE and/or others)
  • Experience designing, conducting and evaluating community engagement campaigns
  • Experience completing communicable disease investigations
  • Experience facilitating and/or leading group meetings
  • Experience facilitating and linking referred clients to sexual health services
  • Bilingual skills (Khmer, Spanish, Tagalog, and/or Vietnamese)
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE:
  • Demonstrates skill in patient assessment, intervention, planning, and evaluation.
  • Demonstrates initiative, good judgment, and the ability to make decisions independently.
  • Demonstrates skill in working with high-risk and mentally ill populations.
  • Strong communication skills, verbal, non-verbal, written and oral.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and populations by consistently exercising tact, good judgment, and a proactive, problem-solving focused style.
  • Ability to deescalate and resolve conflict effectively.
  • Ability to work within deadlines, manage multiple assignments, and set appropriate priorities.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers, including email, internet, and office productivity software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
This recruitment will close at 11:59PM PST, on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. To be considered, applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, proof of education in PDF format. Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate may be required to go through a background check and a physical examination prior to appointment.Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered. For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact (562) 570-6927.

The City of Long Beach is anEqual Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.

The City of Long Beach will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act. You are not required to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until you receive a conditional job offer. If the City of Long Beach has concerns about a conviction that is directly related to the job after making a conditional job offer and conducting a background check, you will have the opportunity to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide evidence to mitigate concerns, or challenge the accuracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visitinghttps://calcivilrights.ca.gov/fair-chance-act

The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-6927.

For technical support with your governmentjobs.com application, please contact (855) 524-5627.


Employment Type: Unclassified - Full-Time, Permanent
Refer code: 8202151. City Of Long Beach - The previous day - 2024-02-11 15:46

City Of Long Beach

Long Beach, CA
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