HIV Community Health/Outreach Worker
Cherishing Our Children Since 1977
The Center for Family and Child Enrichment (CFCE) is dedicated to help children and their families by providing the right services and solutions based on individual needs. CFCE is constantly evolving to better support our community. CFCE expanded in early 2012 to include a health care center, The Pediatric & Family Health and Wellness Center.
The Pediatric & Family Health and Wellness Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), offers an array of preventative health services including but not limited to: general and sick care for adults and children, OB/GYN, dental services, nutrition programs and mental health and substance abuse treatment for children and adults.
As a Community Health Worker, you are a frontline public health worker who performs a wide variety of duties at the paraprofessional level to engage, support, advocate and educate community members in overall health and wellness.
Why join CFCE:
- Great benefits package, including a Zero (0) cost out of pocket medical plan, 13 Paid Holidays and a competitive Paid Time Off Package
- Making an invaluable impact in your community
- Growth and professional development opportunities available
- Qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
- We are a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
Some of the Functions Include:
- Provide HIV/STI testing & counseling, education, and referral services to patients of CFCE and to the general public through community events, outreach, and other collaborative agencies.
- Provide prevention interventions, education, and resources relative to sexually transmitted infections within CFCE and through community events, outreach, and off-site presentations.
- Provide accurate HIV/AIDS & STI (and other testing) data collection, tracking, and reporting within CFCE and to required health agencies (Health Dept, CDC, HRSA, etc.)
- Assist HIV Project Coordinator with procedures, referrals, and patient contacting as needed/required.
- Educate patients regarding diagnosis, medications, treatments, and testing
- Conduct outreach to identify and engage community members around health and wellness activities
- High School/GED required
- AA Preferred
- HIV/AIDS 500/501 Certified (Basics/Prevention of Counseling, Testing, and Linkage) (Preferred)
- Ora Quick rapid testing Certified
- At least one-year experience in providing outreach and supportive case management services to at-risk, indigent, and/or homeless population (advocacy, housing placement, etc.), preferably working with HIV+ population and/or population(s) at high risk for HIV infection.
- Knowledge of local communities with high population of persons at risk for HIV and STI’s
- Ability to facilitate small groups to facilitate behavior change
- Effectively communicate in writing in order to document patient information and progress
CFCE is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.