Employment

HRSA National Health Service Corps
Thank you for your interest in joining the Health Brigade team. Health Brigade offers competitive salaries and benefits as well as the opportunity to effect positive change in our community every day.

To be considered for any advertised position, applicants must submit at minimum a résumé and cover letter. If additional items are required, they will be specified in the job posting. Be sure to indicate in your cover letter the specific position for which you are applying.

HEALTH BRIGADE IS PROUD TO BE AN INCLUSIVE ORGANIZATION

Health Brigade does not discriminate in hiring practices, services or policy with regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

 

Harm Reduction Assistant/HIV Test Counselor

Health Brigade (HB) is seeking a part- time harm reduction assistant.

Settings for Comprehensive Harm Reduction (CHR) programming are varied, including different mobile locations in the community and on-site. This position will be primarily responsible for assisting with CHR programming, HIV/STI testing, dispensing and training others to use Naloxone, and using harm reduction interventions to educate individuals that use drugs. The successful candidate will have knowledge of and be comfortable working with diverse populations, including but not limited to: communities of color, persons that inject drugs, LGBTQ communities, and low income communities. The counselor will also be expected to work effectively with the health outreach team, interns and volunteers.

Requirements

At least 2 years of college required, Bachelor’s degree in social work, health education, or related field preferred. Knowledge of harm reduction principles and substance use disorders (CSAC, or CPRS) preferred. HIV/AIDS knowledge preferred. Candidates must demonstrate oral and written communication skills. Computer skills are required and proficiency in Microsoft Office products preferred.

Employees must be able to work collaboratively with a variety of staff within the organization. HB expects individuals to have a strong work ethic and commitment to our mission and values. Candidates must be able to work in a team environment, as well as work independently. Some evening and weekend work required. Successful candidate must possess skills that support and enable sound decision making, strong personal and professional boundaries, good judgement and discretion. Fluency in Spanish a plus!

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of Harm Reduction Principles
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS
  • Knowledge of populations disproportionately affected by substance use disorders
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Ability to organize work, coordinate projects, set priorities, adhere to deadlines and follow-up on assignments with minimal direction
  • Must have reliable personal transportation

Compensation

Hourly wage commensurate with experience.

Health Brigade is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, email cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: pfoster@healthbrigade.org.

Any resume sent without the accompanying cover letter or references will not be considered.

No phone calls please. Application deadline:  April 18, 2019

 

Full-Time Case Manager

Health Brigade is seeking a full-time Case Manager to work in an integrated health care setting for our Ryan White Part B program (RWPB). The Case Manager is responsible for new client intakes, gathering eligibility documentation, maintaining up to date client records, data entry, and ongoing general case management for RWPB clients seeking services at Health Brigade. The ideal candidate is a bachelor’s level social worker or an equivalent human services background. Knowledge of current issues affecting the HIV+ community and Ryan White Part B program guidelines are a plus.

Education and experience:

Bachelor’s level in social work or equivalent human services background. Experience working with HIV+ population a plus.

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Basic assessment skills
  • Ability to work on a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Ability to organize work, coordinate projects, set priorities, adhere to deadlines and follow-up on assignments with minimal direction
  • Must have reliable personal transportation

Candidates must demonstrate oral and written communication skills. Computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office products are required.

Employees must be able to work collaboratively with a variety of staff within the organization. HB expects individuals to have a strong work ethic and commitment to our mission and values. Successful candidate must possess skills that support and enable sound decision making, strong personal and professional boundaries, good judgement and discretion.

Compensation

Compensation is commensurate with background and experience.

Health Brigade is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information go to www.healthbrigade.org

To apply, email a cover letter, a resume, and three professional references by April 18, 2019 to pfoster@healthbrigade.org

Any resume sent without the accompanying cover letter or references will not be considered

No calls please.