Biomedical Prevention Navigator

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OUR PURPOSE

Men’s Health Foundation connects men at risk to comprehensive healthcare and wellness through education, collaboration and advocacy, inspiring and empowering all men to live longer, healthier and happier lives.  We see a World where inequity and stigma do not separate men from healthcare

THE POSITION

Under the supervision of the HIV Prevention Care Coordination Manager and the Director of Public Programs, the Biomedical Prevention Navigator helps clients enroll in HIV biomedical prevention services, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (“PrEP”) and post-exposure prophylaxis (“PEP”). Additionally, the  Navigator represents Men’s Health Foundation in community planning groups, advisory boards, committees and conferences.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list may not include all the duties assigned.)

  • Work with clients at increased risk of HIV to assess eligibility for and enroll clients in PrEP and PEP
  • Support Biomedical Prevention Program Manager in implementing County- and State-funded Biomedical prevention grants
  • Assist with client charts, update records and input patient-level data.
  • Provide individual counseling/assessments for potential PrEP/PEP clients.
  • Collaborate bi-weekly with biomedical prevention staff to identify client needs and generate innovative ideas to engage new patients into PrEP/PEP and other medical services.
  • Conduct PrEP/PEP-related capacity building activities with CBOs and other community health centers in LA county.
  • Conduct PrEP-related presentations and trainings to staff, patients, and community members in a variety of settings.
  • Attend professional conferences and summits to showcase the work of MHF and to gather the latest biomedical prevention trends and data.
  • Identify and participate in outreach events to enlist new PrEP/PEP and/or medical patients.     
  • Represent MHF in community planning groups, advisory boards and committees.
  • Develop a pilot PrEP/PEP Leadership Academy through PrEP Men2Men group participants to elevate their responsibilities and role in community advocacy and recruitment.
  • Along with biomedical prevention staff, co-produce outreach and recruitment events to bring visibility to PrEP/PEP program.
  • Participate in staff meeting and department meetings.
  • Other duties may be assigned as applicable.    

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum three years of experience working with vulnerable populations to improve health outcomes;
  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree in public health, social work, psychology, sociology, or a related field; candidate may substitute additional work experience year for year:
  • HIV/AIDS healthcare experience required;
  • Training and proficiency in Casewatch preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong organizational, detail and interpersonal skills;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS community resources, and public and private HIV/AIDS benefits programs;
  • Good computer skills and knowledge including word processing, spreadsheets, and other software systems;
  • Ability to work effectively with men and transgender women of diverse races, ethnicities, ages, and sexual orientations in a multicultural environment.

Please submit resume as well as one-page cover letter to describe your experience and interest in the position.

Location: West Hollywood, CA
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Apply at: https://mens-health-foundation.prismhr-hire.com/job/98853/biomedical-prevention-navigator