Peer Health Educator – 47008BR

Under the supervision of the Project Director, the two Peer Health Educator (PHE) will assist on a California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP)-funded transgender-specific pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) demonstration project for HIV prevention. The PHE will perform independently or with general to execute, manage, and coordinate research protocols, as directed by the Project Director and/or Principal Investigator (PI); may coordinate the data collection and study operations under the guidelines of research protocols, UCSF and regulating agency policies.

The PHE will participate in initial training, follow-up training, and ongoing quality assurance monitoring and supervision. The PHE duties may include, but will not be limited to, participant recruitment (may occur during evening and weekend hours), working with the research team to schedule and track participants, HIV testing and counseling, facilitation of individual sessions and co-facilitation of group medical appointments.

The individual will also assist with other study-related activities as needed, such as recruiting and communicating with Community Advisory Board members, assisting with meeting preparation and attending transgender community events related to health and wellness. The PHE will also participate in team meetings and overall Center of Excellence for Transgender Health activities and meetings; report study progress to investigators; participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols; and perform other duties as assigned.

Please Note: This is a 80% career position that will end on March 31, 2020. There will be two working locations for our two openings:

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Oakland, CA

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