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Health Educator/Couns. and Test. Coordinator (FT, 40 Hours, Days) at Boston Medical Center

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Provide health education to patients seen in the Adolescent Center. This includes coordination and counseling around family planning and sexually transmitted diseases. In addition, assists in the development of grant applications; grant writing and subject recruitment for studies

  • Coordinates and/or provides counseling for Adolescent Center patients regarding:             

  • contraceptive method choices

  • contraceptive method management

  • pregnancy options

  • sexuality and/or sexual development

  • reproductive health

  • HIV/STDs (including notification of test results, risk assessment and risk reduction)

  • infertility

  • sterilization

  • preconception counseling

  • fertility awareness

  • Perform urine pregnancy testing, blood pressure screening and weights

  • Assists in database management, service care delivery, and reporting for Adolescent Center

  • Completes required documentation for ABCD grant reporting and medical records

  • Manages data entry for HIV/STD databases

  • Orders and distributes supplies for contraception and education

  • Presents on program progress to supervisory teams on a regular basis

  • Provides HIV/STD prevention education to the surrounding community as needed

  • Assists in searching for and writing grants to continue with health education program 

  • Helps with library search and website search for grant of interest

  • Participates in grant writing

  • Participates in subject recruitment for adolescent STD studies as necessary

Performs other duties as assigned or as necessary.