Careers at NAP

JOB TITLE: PREVENTION SPECIALIST – Omaha

REPORTS TO: Prevention Coordinator

NON-EXEMPT

STARTING SALARY RANGE: $34,000-$38,000

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Administer, coordinate, and implement onsite HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and STI (sexually transmitted infections) testing as directed by internal program processes and NAP’s Prevention Coordinator
  2. Provide thorough sexual health assessments, education, counseling, and referrals with respect to HIV and STI statuses and other individualized prevention client needs as a part of testing and counseling sessions
  3. Provide confirmatory testing through venipuncture blood-draws as needed, and provide linkage to STI treatment, and other supportive services as needed
  4. Assist in the maintenance of good working relationships with existing partnerships with respect to surveillance needs in carrying out NAP’s clinical services, including but not limited to Douglas County Health Department and Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Provide clinical support within NAP PrEP programming as directed by NAP’s Prevention Coordinator
  6. Participate in outreach testing, education, and events
  7. Collect data, perform data entry, and prepare monthly required reports as directed by funding sources and NAP leadership
  8. Provide support to NAP volunteers and the NAP volunteer coordinator as needed
  9. Assist with NAP’s Testing To-Go program as needed

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Prevention, education, and community engagement job functions as assigned, including but not limited to: providing HIV. PEP. PrEP, and STI education, participating in community events, and/or assisting in targeted outreach efforts
  2. Attend required annual NAP events
  3. Assist with other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Must be able to regularly work evenings and some weekends as needed
    • 1-3 years of work experience in a similar field or background in public health or social work preferred Working knowledge of HIV and STI’s preferred
    • Experience with point-of-care testing preferred
    • Phlebotomy certificate or willingness to obtain preferred
    • Must have regular access to reliable transportation
    • Must have a valid driver’s license
    • Must be adaptable to a dynamic and fluctuating work environment
    • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrate polite and friendly customer service
    • Possess good computer skills