Prevention Navigator

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Screen high-risk persons testing HIV negative for eligibility to participate in Navigation Services.
  • Test for HIV, STIs, and pregnancy while conducting short-term pre- and post-counseling sessions.
  • Prepare clients for and provide them with knowledge of their HIV infection status.
  • Conduct intake, including assessing readiness to engage in Navigation services.
  • Negotiate a relevant risk reduction plan and obtain a commitment from the client to reduce their HIV risk.
  • Screen for behavioral health and social services needs
  • Screen for PrEP and nPEP and STI testing.
  • Provide treatment adherence counseling to clients prescribed PrEP, nPEP, and remain abreast of national guidelines and local resources.
  • Refer clients to facilities that will provide psychosocial support and facilitate desired behavioral change.
  • Educate and build relationships with other providers of service.
  • Submit weekly/monthly statistical reports and enter Practice Fusion data as required
  • Maintain a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to maintain a caseload of up to thirty clients.
  • Determine clients’ requirements by completing intake interviews; determining the need for therapeutic medical, psycho-social, and psychiatric evaluations; reviewing therapist evaluations, treatment objectives, and plans.
  • Availability to work evening and weekend assignments when necessary.
  • Participate in all training requirements.
  • Conduct sexual health presentations and workshops specifically around HIV/STI prevention
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications:

  • Associates degree + two years of experience. Salary range is $35,000 to $38,000.

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