ORGANIZATION: Miracle of Love, Inc
JOB SITE: Miracle of Love, Inc
OPEN DATE: 08/17/2017
CLOSE DATE: Until filled
POSITION: Peer Navigator
Must have a high school diploma/GED
Must identify as HIV Positive
Must have a minimum of 1 year peer experience
Must have good interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to diverse groups of people
Applicants must possess a valid driver licenses through the Department of Motor Vehicle (MVR).
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work collaboratively with primary care and case management staff to identify newly diagnosed or lost to care consumers who can benefit from peer support.
Support consumers in navigating the clinic system and community resources
Engage consumers expected to start ARV regimens in an assessment of readiness for treatment, provide education on HIV medications, anticipated benefits/side effects and importance of adherence. Maintain accurate and current knowledge of HIV/AIDS disease information
Participate in development and monitoring of program performance
Retain appropriate consumer documentation as required by the State of Florida and the Department of Health
Conduct HIV counseling, testing and linkage
Willingness to work flexible hours, including evening and weekend shifts if needed
Proficiency with standard office software (Microsoft Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint as well as Internet applications)
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Interest in public health and/or health policy
Ability to create and maintain relationships with community
Please email your resume to HR@miracleofloveinc.org.