Level III Outreach Worker

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 04, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose

The Sr. Community Outreach Specialist position will be comprised of HIV linkage to care (50%) and clinical support for The Johns Hopkins Women’s HIV Health Program gynecological program (50%). Responsibilities will include provision of linkage and retention to HIV care for incarcerated populations of the Maryland state prison system. The candidate will also provide clinical support in the gynecological clinics. The candidate will also provide HIV rapid testing, counseling and appropriate referrals to HIV care, partner notification and/or pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) services. The candidate should have the experience and/or knowledge level to function independently in these roles.

A HIV Outreach Worker, Level III should have a thorough knowledge of psychosocial services and linkages in the Baltimore EMA and Ryan White HIV care network community including how those services are needed to achieve medication adherence and optimal health outcomes. Other duties may include community education; development and facilitation of support groups; participation in Johns Hopkins community advisory boards; and knowledge of research protocols specific to relevant populations.

The HIV outreach Worker will act as a representative of the Johns Hopkins Women’s HIV Program at a local and national level and may be required to do public speaking.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provision and documentation in the medical record of HIV linkage services efforts and clinic support
  • Referral and follow up to psychosocial support services
  • Clinical support to providers in the obstetrical/gynecological clinic to include patient screenings in EPIC
  • Provide patient access to research opportunities.
  • Attendance at the annual Women and HIV conference and the clinical care of the HIV positive patient
  • Conference and other local HIV educational opportunities encouraged
  • Organize community presentations on select HIV topics such as HIV/STI prevention. Participation in peer support groups in the community. Facilitate discussions regarding safer sex strategies, sexually transmitted infections and accessing care.
  • Act as a patient advocate for access to research and clinical protocols.
  • HIV rapid testing, counseling and linkage to care, referral to PrEP services and/or partner notification services.

Public speaking to professional groups and political interest groups as a representative of the Johns Hopkins Women’s HIV program, at a local and national level.

Minimum Qualifications (Required)

High School Diploma/GED.

  • Four (4) years of related experience including two (2) years minimum experience in the medical field and two (2) years minimum experience with HIV in woman.

* JHU Equivalency Formula:30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *

Preferred qualifications:

Five (5) plus years’ experience in HIV

EPIC training

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Have a valid Driver’s license must be able to drive to carry out duties of the position

  • Experience and/or knowledge level to function independently.
  • Thorough knowledge of psychosocial services in the Baltimore EMA, - and the ability to address the client’s psychosocial needs.
  • Public speaking
  • HIV rapid testing and counseling. Training after hire acceptable
  • Experience and/or knowledge level compatible with functioning as an advisor on issues specific to HIV and women on a community (CAB’s), local and national level.
  • Must have proven HIV counseling or social work experience for minimum of two (2) years.

Classified Title: Sr. Community Outreach Specialist
Working Title: Level III Outreach Worker ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CD
Starting Salary Range:$16.26 - $22.35/hr /Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule:Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm / 40 hrs per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location:04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002860-SOM OB GYN Subspecialties
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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