Req Number: 49105BR
Location: 387 Golden Gate Avenue
Department Name: Medicine—Prevention Science
Work Days: Mostly Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 6:30 pm, with some variations
Percentage: 50% (part-time)
Seeking a Peer Counselor (PC) NIH/NIMH-funded project to test the feasibility and acceptability of a peer-led, manualized, individual-level, gender-affirming intervention for transgender women living with HIV. The intervention comprises the following: each participant receives six individual sessions with the PC and participates in one group workshop. The PC will participate in initial training, follow-up training, and ongoing quality assurance monitoring and supervision. This employee would report directly to the Project Director of the study. The individual’s duties may include, but will not be limited to preparing and facilitating intervention sessions and group workshops with participants and providers. Individual sessions will include provision of feedback to participants about medication adherence. The PC will prepare and implement intervention sessions with participants using a structured manual based on motivational interviewing to help participants identify and achieve goals related to their health care. The PC will also work with the research team to schedule and track participants.
The Peer Counselor will also assist with other study-related activities as needed, such as communicating with Community Advisory Board members, assisting with meeting preparation and coordination, attending transgender community events related to health and wellness. The PC will also participate in team meetings and overall Center of Excellence for Transgender Health activities and meetings as needed; report study progress to Project Director and PI; and participate in any internal and external audits or reviews of study protocols.
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