Temporary Outreach Coordinator - Pediatrics
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-08-31
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The Outreach Coordinator position is needed to perform duties within the Division of Adolescent Medicine’s prevention education, community outreach program for STD screening and treatment, HIV counseling and testing, pregnancy prevention and assisting client’s linkage to care. Outpatient experiences and openness to working confidentially with an adolescent population are required, as well as the ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary professional team. The position will work in collaboration with Ryan White CARE Act, Part D, Miami Family Care Program activities and The Florida Dept. of health (Miami – HIV/AIDS Office).
The qualified Outreach Coordinator will perform duties within the Division of Adolescent Medicine of the Department of Pediatrics as required for HIV counseling and testing, targeted community outreach, pregnancy prevention education, lost to follow linkage, and clinical care of teenagers and young adults. Plans and conducts workshops for groups of the general public in a specialized program. Disseminates information to the targeted group regarding activities schedules special programs or assembles materials for use by program participants.
Builds relationship between program participants and other community entities. Participates in program direction and evaluation. Attends relevant training and conferences to enhance skills and/or increase knowledge of local support and serves available to enhance program. Maintains confidentiality of all program participant information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations.
- Perform HIV pre-test counseling, HIV/STD testing, pregnancy testing, prevention education, and HIV post- test counseling according to established Florida Department of Health standards for clients in the P2P Bench Card Program, at weekly office based HIV-STD clinic, at established Foster Care community sites. (40%)
- Assist with conducting prevention education modules and factual HIV and STD info (25%).
- Attend “key points of entry” facilities for the youth through established relationships with UM’s Promote to Prevent (P2P) program, Adolescent Counseling and Testing Service (ACTS), UM’s Special Adolescent Clinical (SAC), and Foster Care System sites to improve HIV/STD peer education and linkage to necessary health care (15%).
- Assist clinicians with weekly ACTS clinic, specimen handling, and lab courier function (10%).
- Maintaining and review specimen and test logs for accuracy and completeness (5%).
- Other duties assigned by supervisor (5%).
This position requires most of the work hours to be performed off UM campus and work with the team at large in the community.
- Minimum of 1 yrs relevant work experience
- Licenses/Certifications: Must currently hold the State HIV counseling and testing certification (AIDS 501)
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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