Careers at NAP

Nebraska AIDS Project is currently hiring for the following positions:    

Job Title: Prevention & Outreach Specialist for Southwest Iowa

Reports to Prevention and Outreach Manager

Starting Salary Range: $38,000-$45,000

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Provide targeted outreach and community engagement services to populations in rural Southwest Iowa disproportionately impacted by HIV in coordination with local and State HIV prevention programs

• Provide educational presentations to community groups/members about HIV and available resources in rural Southwest Iowa

• Provide targeted HIV testing services, including rapid HIV screening, and other STI screenings as appropriate to empower the community to know their status

• Provide sexual health assessments, counseling, referral services, linkage to care resources and other individualized client needs as a part of targeted HIV testing services

• Provide confirmatory testing through venipuncture blood-draws as needed, and provide linkage to STI treatment and other supportive services as needed

• Provide active referrals for clients living with HIV to improve HIV care and treatment services at key points of entry, and direct clients living with HIV to needed medical and/or support services

• Collect data, perform data entry, and prepare monthly and quarterly required reports as directed by funding sources and NAP leadership

• Engage key community stakeholders (for example, local Public Health, Community Based Organizations, Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services, Disease Intervention Specialists, etc.) and maintain close collaborative relationships throughout the service territory to carry out essential functions

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

• Represent NAP in the community for all non-targeted outreach and education efforts as needed

• Attend required NAP events as assigned by NAP Leadership

• Assist with other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
• Must have regular access to reliable transportation with heavy travel within rural Southwest Iowa territory
• Must be able to regularly work evenings and some weekends as needed
• Must have valid identification
• Must be adaptable to a dynamic and fluctuating work environment
• Must be able to work autonomously and as part of a team, to effectively direct outreach efforts
• Must have good interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrate polite and friendly customer service
• Must be able to excel in public speaking settings
• Must have phlebotomy certificate or willingness to obtain
• Experience working in healthcare or public health setting preferred
• Working knowledge of HIV, STIs, and point-of-care testing preferred
• Experience or enthusiasm for establishing and engaging in new partnerships preferred

Interested applicants, email cover letter and resume to Dara Pagano at darap@nap.org