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Health Educator/HIV Linkage Navigator
Summary
Title:Health Educator/HIV Linkage Navigator
ID:BRDHD-39
Department:Barren River District Health Department
Salary Range:$13.37/hr
Company:LifeHealth Services
Job Location:N/A
Description

Title: Health Educator/HIV Linkage Navigator

Worksite: Barren River District Health Department

County: District

Hours Status: Full-Time

Pay Range: Starting $13.37/hr

 

Brief Job Description:

The minimum requirements are a bachelor’s degree and one year of health related or education experience. A master’s degree or bachelor’s degree or a professional license in the health or human services fields will substitute for one year of experience required. Preference will also be given to applicants that are bilingual. This position will provide counseling, referral, and consultative services to persons infected with HIV and to provide effective utilization of medical services by addressing the general health and welfare factors that contribute to recovery; assess the psychosocial needs in patient care; link each HIV positive individual to medical treatment and if requested, care management. Duties will include performing social services screenings to include interviewing, problem assessment and determination of service needs; providing information and referral services for clients regarding physical and mental health, child and adult abuse and welfare resources; providing health related information/education to individual as needed; documenting client contacts and services provided in the patient’s record; compiling and providing social service statistics; and traveling to clients’ homes or other offsite location to provide services. Other duties as assigned. Travel will be required to other counties as needed after training is complete. Applicants must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license.
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