University of Washington School of Public Health
Community Engagement Drug User Health Consultant (DOH3847) - Washington Department of Health
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Posted: October 31, 2017
Community Engagement Drug User Health Consultant (HSC3)
Are you proficient in working with and relating to people who use drugs and access syringe service programs (SSPs)? Do you have extensive knowledge and experience with HIV, harm reduction theories and community engagement concepts? Are you proficient in engaging diverse communities, working within governmental public health systems and bring a passion for equity and diversity?
If yes, we’re looking for you!
The Community Engagement Drug User Health Consultant provides leadership and is responsible and accountable for community engagement and mobilization efforts that increase community utilization of Syringe Service Programs (SSP). This position works closely with injection drug users, other high risk populations and their community-based service providers and other populations at elevated risk for hepatitis, HIV, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The Community Engagement Drug User Health Consultant works with these partners to increase awareness and utilization of hepatitis, HIV and STD prevention strategies. This position is located in Tumwater, Washington. (Recruitment # DOH3847)
All required application material must be received by November 12, 2017. The DOH is an EOE.