University of Washington School of Public Health

Job Listing

Back to all Job Listings

Correctional Health Program Coordinator - Hepatitis Education Project

Notice!This listing has expired and should not be applied for.
Location: Seattle, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: June 22, 2018
Job #12692
Posted: June 11, 2018
Description:

POSITION AND PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:
HEP is currently seeking a full-time staff member to work with our Correctional Health Program. This
position may help manage and deliver our prison- and jail-based programming and/or assist in planning
and coordinating professional development activities for hepatitis C professionals nationwide. The
person filling this role will have an opportunity to make a significant impact on the viral hepatitis
epidemic as well as for people experiencing incarceration and other marginalized populations.
Our correctional health program includes 1) providing education classes to inmates in Washington State
prisons and King County jail(s) and 2) The National Hepatitis Corrections Network, which is a professional
network of diverse stakeholders supporting a public health approach to hepatitis C in prisons and jails.
Specific duties for this position may be flexible and will be determined based on the experience,
qualifications, and interests of the candidate.
PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:
• Schedule, plan, and teach viral hepatitis 101 courses to people incarcerated in Washington
Department of Corrections facilities and King County Correctional Facility
• Schedule, plan, and teach HEP’s “Project SHIELD” inmate peer educator training program for
HIV/hepatitis risk reduction in Washington Department of Corrections facilities
• Continuously work to improve program quality, reach, and capacity
• Answer mail from prisoners seeking hepatitis information
• Track trends in hepatitis prevention, testing and treatment in US prisons and jails
• Maintain relationships and facilitate information sharing among professionally diverse network
partners from around the United States and work to create new relationships
• Plan annual network stakeholder meeting and assist with meeting facilitation
• Manage network communications including data-sharing forums such as webinars and
conference calls, the NHCN website, and quarterly NHCN e-newsletter
• Support other agency community-based events as needed
• Support basic day-to-day tasks as needed and/or other duties as required

Skills/Eligibility:

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Background or lived experience that demonstrates understanding of incarceration in the United
States and related social issues
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities
• Superior communication skills including teaching, facilitation, networking, and public speaking
• Strong interest in health disparities and passion for social change
• Experience in program coordination or another relevant field
• Knowledge of hepatitis trends, harm reduction, and experience working with people affected by
viral hepatitis

How to Apply:

Persons with a personal or family history of incarceration are encouraged to apply.
The Hepatitis Education Project does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender
expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any
of its activities or operations.
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to hepresumes@hepeducation.org. Resumes without a
cover letter will not be considered. For questions, please contact the Hepatitis Education Project at
(206) 732-0311.