Under the supervision of the Manager NHBS Field Operations (Prevention Manager) conduct behavioral interviews in English with people at risk for HIV infection or transmission. This is a Monday-Friday daytime position in the Boston area and part of a national project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We are looking to fill both full- and part-time openings. This is a 24 week temporary (June through December 2019), non-benefits eligible position.
- Learn study protocol.
- Conduct in-depth screening and structured interviews with survey respondents, using hand-held computers.
- Participate in HIV testing and counseling training.
- Conduct HIV testing and counseling with survey respondents.
- Communicate clearly during face-to-face interviews.
- Effectively discuss participants’ sexual behavior histories and drug use.
- Provide participants with referrals for medical and social services as needed.
- Maintain meticulous records to assist in compilation of data for written reports.
- Meet with Field Supervisor and team on a regular basis to resolve issues and assist with other program development/implementation needs.
- Meet agency participatory expectations
- Adhere to all agency and departmental policies and procedures
- Participate in quality assessment and improvement activities as requested
- Adhere to the highest principles of client confidentiality
- Adhere to established safety policies, procedures and precautions; enforce agency’s policies and clinical procedures, including safety and crisis procedures.
- Attend all required meetings, in-services and professional trainings
- Maintains professional competence necessary to perform job responsibilities; maintains and provides agency with records of continuing education activities
- Perform related duties and projects as assigned
LGBTQ-identified persons, people of color, and others from historically underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.
- English fluency required.
- Spanish fluency preferred.
- Knowledge of HIV and AIDS essential.
- Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or 2 years’ experience working with populations at increased risk for HIV.
- Highly organized, detail-oriented, and responsible self-starter.
- Experience conducting face-to-face interviews.
- Excellent verbal communication and people skills.
- Experience and comfort with members of various sexual communities and communities of color.
- Ability to work in fast-paced, multi-cultural environments.
- Familiarity with computers a plus.
- Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations:
- Sit at a computer station for extended periods of time
- Ability to keyboard for extended periods of time
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