HIV Prevention Coordinator

State of Utah

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Job Description


Do you have experience with HIV Prevention and testing planning and coordination? If this is you, then what are you waiting for! Apply now to work with the Office of Communicable Diseases (OCD) as an HIV Prevention Coordinator for the newly formed HIV/STD Elimination, Analysis, Response, and Treatment (HEART) program. This new program merges HIV Prevention and Surveillance program together with the Ryan White Part B and STD Prevention programs and you have the opportunity to support this newly formed entity while making a difference from day one!

As the HIV Prevention Coordinator, you will work with the HIV Surveillance team to assess community trends and potential gaps. With this information you will then develop, implement, and evaluate HIV prevention initiatives. In order to be successful in this position you need to demonstrated knowledge of HIV prevention or sexual health education/interventions, possess top-notch communication skills, in both writing and speaking, and have the ability to facilitate trainings and provide technical assistance to providers.

Notes: Due to the nature of this position, compliance to the Utah Department of Health Employee Immunization policy is required. Occasional travel will also be required with this position.

Principal Duties
As the HIV Prevention Coordinator you will be responsible to:

Oversee HIV testing initiatives, partner services, and linkage to care activities.
Participate in grant management activities.
Oversee activities associated with HIV Prevention.
Develop, implement, and evaluate, an evidenced based, statewide case management model for people living with PLHIV.
Conduct trend and gap analyses utilizing data provided by HIV epidemiologists.
Provide program support to HIV Prevention Specialist and HIV Community Engagement Specialist.
Act as the contract coordinator for all HIV prevention related contracts with local health departments and community-based partners.

The Ideal Candidate
Has at least a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or a Human Services related field.
Has Federal grant reporting experience.
Has contract management experience.

Why You Should Join Our Team
This is an opportunity to make a difference. Along with the satisfaction of helping individuals with disabilities you will receive great health and retirement benefits, such as, generous paid time off so you can have a positive work life balance. Click here to view a summary of all the benefits we offer.

The Agency
To learn more about your role with HEART and the programs that you will be supporting, click here.

Supplemental Information
Working Conditions:

The typical office setting for this job is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated. However, you may encounter some risks that are associated with any office setting, for example, the safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Standard Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Hybrid teleworking is available.
Physical Requirements:Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.

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