• HIV Counselor/Health Educator/Phlebotomist-FT(days)

    Barnabas HealthJersey City, NJ 07097

    Job #1768880658

  • HIV Counselor/Health Educator/Phlebotomist-FT(days)
    Req #: ~~~
    Category: Social Work
    Status: Full-Time
    Shift: Day
    Facility: Jersey City Medical Center
    Location:

    CTS Grant - GL0454, 355 Grand Street, Jersey CIty, NJ 07302

    DESCRIPTION:

    Responsible for conducting HIV counseling, testing and referral services with specified target population. Provides pre and post testing counseling for all clients who decide to be HIV tested. Performs regular quality indicator tests to ensure accuracy of test. Makes appropriate referrals for follow up based on all test results. Encourages all clients to share information about their partners and have them be tested. Maintains accurate and current documentation for all clients. Responsible for testing specific number of individuals in community per month. ( Goal indicated by grantee). Identifies new testing sites within the community to maintain and develop new collaborative agreements. Maintains a rapport with collaborating agencies and their staff members. Maintains certification for testing and is up to date on all NJDHHS trainings. Complies with unit and departmental scheduling guidelines. Performs other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Associates degree required. Bachelor s degree is preferred. Must be willing to work flexible hours including nights and weekends. Must be willing to travel into community. Must uphold NJ HIV Counseling and testing number. Bilingual Preferred.

    We are committed to High Reliability and consistent demonstration of our Safety Together behaviors and tools:

    S - Speak up for Safety

    A - Accurately communicate

    F - Focus on the task

    E - Exercise and accept a questioning attitude

    T - Thoughtfully interact

    Y - You and Me Together

    RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Company Description:

    How do you build a healthier New Jersey? Every day at RWJBarnabas Health, extraordinary people like you come together to shape the answer. In our newly-integrated network of busy urban medical centers, acclaimed teaching and research facilities, and state-of-the-art community hospitals, we’re delivering world-class care to more than 5 million people across the Garden State — and redefining the career expectations of every member of our team.

    We’re proud to be one of New Jersey’s premier employers, with a strong financial foundation and an outstanding national reputation for excellence in health care. At the same time, we feel like an extended family: A dynamic collection of diverse and passionate individuals with unique skills, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a shared belief that we’re better together.

    We know that the best way to serve our state is to build the strongest team in the country. We’re doing that by creating a compelling matrix organization that offers the unrivaled flexibility to explore opportunities across the entirety of our network — so you can make the choices that will position you to grow and thrive for years to come.

    How do you build a better future? By focusing on quality of life. Great relationships. Community focus. And tremendous opportunities for lifelong learning and professional growth. Take a closer look at RWJ Barnabas Health, and you’ll sAdvertisement
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