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Summary: Under general supervision, conduct culturally appropriate health education, case coordination & management, and community outreach alongside the HIV Prevention team. Provide HIV prevention information within the community to reach target and underserved populations and assist them to adopt healthy behaviors. Provide intensive care coordination, support, and services to HIV-negative individuals who require assistance in accessing and remaining in PrEP care. Conducts outreach events in relevant communities, pre- and post- test client centered counseling, rapid HIV testing, risk assessments and risk reduction coaching. This position works to promote and protect the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas counties.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social services related field from an accredited college or university AND one year of experience in a social services related field OR High School Diploma or GED AND 3 years of experience in a social services related position OR 1 year experience at the lower level Social Services Tech 2 (SST011) or position equivalent.
Preferred Qualifications/Skills: Experience with HIV prevention activities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Work Conditions & Physical Demands: This position does require some physical exertion. May require some lifting (no more than 50 lbs.) Requires flexibility of working in general office environment, clinic environment and community outreach. Will require working directly with blood borne pathogens.
Salary Information: $26,010 Annually / Pay Grade F
We Offer: Exceptional opportunities along with excellent benefits, which include: 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks each of annual and sick leave per year. A defined benefit retirement plan with full vestment after 10 years of full-time employment; includes an employer 401k match. Payroll deductible health benefits (medical, dental, vision, legal, long-term care, dependent life, AD&D, short and long-term disability, etc.). Medical and childcare spending accounts can be established in addition to deferred compensation options. Flexibility within our core operational hours of Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Learning and growth opportunities. Employee recognition program. Diverse workforce. And much more!
Applications Accepted: December 4, 2020 – December 11, 2020
TO APPLY: In order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the Cobb & Douglas Public Health’s Online Employment Application. This job application can be found at: www.cdph-ess.com. Click on "Employment Opportunities" and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application process.
Cobb and Douglas Public Health a nationally accredited health department, headquartered in Marietta, Georgia since 1920 promotes and protects the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas counties in partnership with several other agencies. CDPH is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable healthcare services with special attention to the at-risk population. We work to achieve healthy people in healthy communities by: Preventing epidemics and spread of disease, protecting against environmental hazards, preventing injuries, Promoting and encouraging healthy behaviors, responding to disasters, assisting in community recovery, and Assuring the quality and accessibility of health care. By excelling at our core responsibilities, we will assist our residents in living healthier, longer and more rewarding lives.
Thank you for your interest in CDPH. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
Requirements for this position may be subject to: Pre-Employment Drug Screening, Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting, Previous Employment Reference Check, Specific Immunizations, Motor vehicle check, and/or Education and/or Licensure verification.
If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: Camilla.Barnes@dph.ga.gov
CDPH has adopted the Council on Linkages Core Competency for Public Health Professionals.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Bachelor's degree in a social services related field from an accredited college or university AND One year of experience in a social services related field OR High school diploma or GED AND Three years of experience in a social services related position OR One year of experience at the lower level Social Svcs Tech 2 (SST011) or position equivalent.