Adolescent Health Educator
Children's Hospital Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA

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Requirements:
Pennsylvania HIV Counseling and Testing Certification

Associates Degree in Health or Social Sciences required, Bachelor's Degree preferred; previous experience working with adolescent sexual health education 1-3 years.

• Interest in sexual health education or HIV counselor working with adolescents or young adults.
• Experience in providing culturally sensitive counseling services to urban minority populations.
• Expert oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to speak articulately and present to small and large audiences
• Proficiency with databases and word processing

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
• Child Abuse Clearances
• FBI Fingerprint Clearance
• Drug Screening

Job Description:
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute is an interdisciplinary institution dedicated to conducting basic, clinical and translational research on conditions and diseases that affect children, and is part of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania research community.

The Adolescent Medicine Research Division which is with the General Peds Department of CHOP is seeking an Adolescent Health Educator. The AHE provides health education services to youth at risk of HIV. Provide HIV testing and counseling for adolescents in conjunction with the CTR intervention through the CDC.

This position is PART TIME and requires a commitment of 20 hours per week.

The ideal candidate will have an Associate’s Degree in Health or Social Sciences; Bachelor's Degree preferred; previous experience working with adolescent sexual health education 1-3 years. GPA MUST BE ENTERED ON THE PROFILE AND ON THE RESUME IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED. TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED IF SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW.

The ideal candidate MUST have a Pennsylvania HIV Counseling and Testing Certification.

• Interest in sexual health education or HIV counselor working with adolescents or young adults.
• Experience in providing culturally sensitive counseling services to urban minority populations.
• Expert oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to speak articulately and present to small and large audiences
• Proficiency with databases and word processing

This position is PART TIME and requires a commitment of 20 hours per week.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:
- Child Abuse Clearances
- FBI Fingerprint Clearance
- Drug Screening
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

To learn more about the CHOP Research Institute and the research programs visit: http://research.chop.edu.

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