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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/27/13

Applications Due10/15/13

Vacancy ID10013

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAIDS Program Representative 1

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade16

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $45940 to $58468 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Suffolk

Street Address AIDS Institute -Courthouse Corporate Center,

320 Carleton Avenue, Suite 5000

City Central Islip

StateNY

Zip Code11722

Minimum Qualifications Four years experience providing services targeted to low income or prison populations: 1) in a public health or a counseling program; 2) in a health-related, health education or a recognized community-based organization, or 3) as a health trainer (e.g. CPR Training, Cooperative Extension - nutrition, family planning, etc.). College study may be substituted for up to four years experience at a rate of 30 credits equaling one year.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -
AIDS-related experience or knowledge; experience working with low income minority or prison populations; experience counseling clients on behavior modification related to health issues; excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Fluency in Spanish and English.

Duties Description The AIDS Program Representative 1 will provide HIV and STD prevention education, counseling and testing services, partner services and linkage to care in correctional facilities, community based settings, clinics and other venues. Duties will include conducting HIV pre and post test counseling, HIV/STD prevention education presentations and community outreach, providing HIV hotline counseling and referral services to callers, collecting blood and oral fluid specimens and conducting point of service testing for HIV and STDs, completing clinic and hotline statistical data forms and reports of clinic activities, and other tasks as assigned.

Additional Comments Full time, permanent non – competitive appointment. Frequent travel to locations that may not be served by public transportation is required. Since exposure to hazardous substances may be involved with this position, candidates who accept employment will be required to wear personal protective equipment and may be required to submit to pre-employment and periodic health evaluations and/or receive certain immunizations.

$3,026 Location Pay is added to the salary disclosed above.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources Management Group 13235/APR/HW

Telephone

Fax (518)473-3395

Email Address resume@health.state.ny.us

Address

Street Room 2217, Corning Tower

Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237

 

Notes on ApplyingSend resumes by e-mail, with posting code on the subject line 13235/APR/HW, to resume@health.state.ny.us or mail to 13235/APR/HW Human Resources Management Group, Room 2217, Corning Tower, ESP, Albany, New York, 12237-0012, or fax, with posting code 13235/APR/HW to (518) 473-3395, no later than October 15, 2013.

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