Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Community HIV Tester (Spanish Fluency Preferred) in Nassau County, New York
At Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY), our greatest strengths are the employees who empower every individual with the information, resources, and care they need to live happy, healthy lives.
We are a team of trusted health care providers, educators, and fierce advocates committed to advancing equity and improving health outcomes in communities that face systemic barriers to quality, innovative sexual and reproductive health services -- including birth control, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception, cancer screenings, STI testing and treatment, HIV testing and prevention, transgender hormone therapy, wellness exams, crisis counseling, and financial counseling. PPGNY also proudly provides compassionate, nonjudgmental abortion services.
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The Community HIV Tester will engage women in the communities of Hempstead, Westbury, Freeport, Uniondale, and Roosevelt in HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Hepatitis C testing. Planned Parenthood of Greater New York's HIV, STD, HCV Prevention Program is grant funded by the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute (AI).
Other activities include:
Develop and enhance comprehensive HIV/STD/HCV programs through the implementation of proven high impact prevention strategies and innovative interventions for HIV positive women and women who engage in high risk behaviors with a focus on women of color.
Increase HIV/STD/HCV testing and screening services so that an increased number of women know their HIV/STD/HCV status.
Identify those living with HIV/STD's/HCV and ensure access to early, high quality medical care and prevention services, in conjunction with the HIV Prevention Program Coordinator and will work with women who test negative on preventing HIV/STD/HCV infection.
Work with HIV Prevention Program Coordinator to ensure men are engaged in prevention services including: PrEP, PEP, Case Management, HIV Primary Care, other Prevention Services, as needed
High school diploma
Ability to communicate well with diverse groups of people
A valid driver's license to drive/operate the mobile testing unit and reliable transportation to travel through target regions
Knowledge of HIV, STDs and HCV and prevention strategies
Computer proficiency; data entry experience
An interest in expanding your analysis and knowledge about the role that racial inequity plays in our society, and a commitment to building and/or deepening your commitment to racial equity in your work
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
PPGNY's benefits package includes:
Generous PTO and holiday schedule
Medical, dental and vision coverage options for you and eligible dependents
FSA, HSA, Commuter pre-tax reimbursement funds
Short and Long Term Disability, Free Basic Life and AD&D
401(k) Retirement Plan with Safe Harbor contributions after 1 year of employment
All positions at PPGNY require:
Proof of immunization or immunity to certain communicable diseases (including influenza during the flu season) and testing for tuberculosis. These certifications are required by the NYC DOHMH Health Code, NYSDOH and OSHA.
Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) is a leading provider, educator, and advocate of sexual and reproductive health care in New York State. PPGNY is proud to provide a wide-range of family planning services at our 28 health centers and mobile care units. We care for everyone regardless of their immigration status, zip code or ability to pay. PPGNY’s education and outreach programs are backed by medically-accurate, evidence-based information that allows people to make informed decisions about their health and future. As a voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY supports legislation and policies that ensure all New Yorkers have access to the full range of reproductive health care and education.
At PPGNY, we provide the absolute best care to our patients and our communities through innovative health care delivery and education programming. We care for everyone who walks through our doors regardless of insurance, ability to pay or immigration status. As a leading voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY fiercely advocates for policies to ensure that all New Yorkers will have access to the full range of reproductive health care services and information.
PPGNY is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with common purpose. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.