Why You’ll Love This Job
The Outreach Testing Supervisor provides oversight of all outreach testing activities, condom distribution, and Linkage to Care (LTC). The supervisor provides supervision to Behavioral Intervention Specialist (BIS), ensures fidelity of program services as well as program planning and implementation, quality assurance, and outcomes evaluation.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Manages outreach testing, condom distribution, and LTC program activities.
•Provides effective supervision to program personnel related to work assignments, productivity, quality of service delivery, maintaining ethical work standards, etc. to ensure effective operations.
•Develops, identifies and negotiates appropriate agreements with various sites/venues for testing, condom distribution, LTC and to provide necessary information related to location of HIV positive individuals who are out of care in the absence of community engagement coordinator.
•Conducts direct staff/patient observation for quality control and to determine training needs.
•Provides and/or facilitates staff training as appropriate.
•Provides risk reduction counseling and testing for HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis C.
•Coordinates planning closely with other agency teams to ensure effective and seamless service delivery, prevent duplication of efforts and present a coordinated process to the community and clients.
•Submits requisite data and completes necessary reports.
•Serves on assigned internal/external committees
•Manages assigned programmatic areas in the absence of manager/director.
•Performs other duties as assigned by program director or Executive Vice President of Patient Services and Operations.
Behavioral Intervention Specialists – Core Prevention
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
•Skilled in the implementation of current HIV testing and risk reduction counseling strategies and technologies.
•Working knowledge of hepatitis, tuberculosis, STIs and HIV/AIDS.
•Knowledge of HIV risk factors and HIV behavior change strategies
•Knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention and intervention resources as they relate to specific priority populations including MSM, transgender persons, and communities of color
•Cultural awareness and humility and demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations including the LGBT community.
•Demonstrated ability to supervise effectively.
•Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
•Skilled in outreach and assessment techniques.
•Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
•Demonstrated computer skills and proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Word software applications including Excel.
•Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, set objectives and meet critical deadlines.
•Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings, and weekend hours.
•Dependable transportation and current Texas Driver’s License and active auto liability insurance.
Education and Experience
•Bachelor’s degree in related social service field and supervisor experience. Relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirements.
•Specialized training required to implement intervention funded by DSHS must be completed within six months of hire.
Type: Full Time (Salaried)
Job ID: 92196