The Casper-Natrona County Health Department is seeking a Sexual Health Community Educator. This
position works with the Communicable Disease department. This position will work in the community
to identify areas to provide sexual education and testing outside the clinic settings. Emphasis will be on
outreach in the community and working with partner agencies to focus on the need to address sexual
health education, testing, and treatment. It will also include case management, harm reduction, and
opportunities to grow this program.
Working at the Casper Natrona County Health Department offers a typical work week- Monday – Friday,
8 am-5 pm, with minimal evenings and weekends. It is a dynamic working environment- with many
opportunities for training in adult learning principles, quality improvement, education, and related
support in various systems identified in the work plan to help succeed in this position. There is
autonomy in this position, looking for creative skills to emphasize health and well-being while giving
back to the community.
The salary range is $47,000 to $58,630. Benefits include enrollment in the Wyoming Retirement System,
fair compensation, Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance including vision and dental, 13 major paid holidays,
paid vacation and sick leave based on monthly accrual of 8 hours per month of each, and supplemental
insurances are available. This is a non-exempt position and is eligible for overtime compensation.
Qualifications: A valid driver’s license and an associate degree in healthcare. Upon hire, the candidate
must complete a medical evaluation, immunization review, and drug and background screening.
How to apply: Send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. The position is open until filled.
For more information about the Casper Health Department and a complete job description, visit
|TITLE: Expedition Sexual Health Community Educator
|DEPARTMENT: Communicable Disease
|FLSA Non-exempt / Exempt
|REVISED: 01/24 *This job description may be changed without prior notice*
|Regular Employee *Regular hours worked 40/week
|The City of Casper-Natrona County Health Department is committed to protecting and enhancing the public health and well-being in Casper and Natrona County.
|AT- WILL EMPLOYEES:
|The Casper-Natrona County Health Department reserves the absolute right to terminate any employee. All employees are at will.
|Natrona County has high levels of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), documented drug use, and other behaviors that put individuals at risk. Because of this, the Wyoming Department of Health has identified communicable disease education, testing, and treatment as a high priority. This person will work in the community to identify areas to provide sexual education and testing outside of the normal clinic settings. Emphasis will be on outreach in the community and working with partner agencies to focus on the need to address sexual health education, testing, and treatment.
|ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (May include but not limited to):
|HIV Case Management: assigned client load of no more than 2 existing clients, ensure documentation is completed promptly and accurately following all CDTP (Communicable Disease Treatment Program) guidelines. Attend all CDTP training, webinars, and calls. Track time for all activities. Assist clients with accessing care and resources and accessing appropriate authorizations as needed.HIV Prevention/Treatment, STD Prevention/Treatment, and Partner services: provide testing, counseling, access to treatment, or appropriate referrals. Provide education on HIV, Hepatitis B and C, and all STD transmission, symptoms, disease progression, prevention, and treatment. Will conduct partner services when indicated. Community Education and Outreach: expand community education and outreach for all organizations that serve high-risk populations. Identify gaps in knowledge and promote CDC STD screening and treatment guidelines.Promote and educate on PrEP and PEP.Harm Reduction and Risk Reduction Education.Assist in Condom distribution in the community.Develop and provide reporting for different sources including charting, PRISM, reports for CDTP, and others as identified.Additional duties as assigned by CNCHD.
|Assist in maintaining office and clinical inventory of supplies and needed client materials.Maintain calendar for workload, appointment timeliness, and time tracking of different programs.Maintain workspace, cars, equipment, and materials professionally.
|The working space is within the Communicable Diseases Section in the Casper-Natrona County Health Department, and it works with approximately 3 employees in the immediate department and 45 employees in the whole department. There are typical office and clinical furnishings and equipment, intermittent busy and loud indoor environments, and communication via phone, electronically, and in person. Interaction with the public, regular interaction with the whole population. This position requires participation in Emergency Preparedness Training and Public Health emergencies.
|PHYSICAL & MENTAL DEMANDS (ADA ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS):
|Vision adequate for daily work, corrected vision of 20/40- on the Snellen scale.Hearing adequate for daily work corrected hearing of 30 decibels on the 1000, 2000 frequency scale.The ability to lift twenty pounds from floor to waist level.Reasonable accommodations will be addressed, based on the position description.
|POTENTIAL HAZARDS INCLUDE:
|Potential exposures to communicable diseases from direct/or indirect personal contact.Use of vehicles/or equipment.Variety of environmental conditions both inside and outside at work sites.Injury due to awkward positions and prolonged computer work. Exposure to chemical agents, including reagents, sanitizers, and other chemicals that may be associated with routine and incidental assignments.
|Preferred Qualifications: Associate required, but a Baccalaureate Degree or higher is preferredExperience with public health programs Minimum Qualifications: Speak, read, and write the English language.Proficient computer skills.Successfully complete medical evaluation on hire.Successfully complete immunization review on hire.Successfully complete drug screening on hireSuccessfully complete Background checkPossess a valid State of Wyoming driver’s license.
|KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/AND ABILITIES OF:
|Ability to maintain relationships based on trust, support, and growth with team colleagues, administrative staff, and community partners.Able to work on own initiative with a minimum of supervision.Ability to chart services accurately.Independent judgment, personal direction, and resourcefulness are needed to interpret and apply guidelines.Ability to openly communicate with other employees and the general public positively and handle difficult people is expected in a positive, open environmentAbility to follow written and oral instructions.Ability to perform various clerical tasks, including filing and bookkeeping.Possess problem-solving and planning skills.Knowledge of office practices and procedures.Knowledge of Laboratory Quality Control procedures.Ability to follow CLIA standards.Ability to use Electronic Medical Record Systems proficiently. Ability to travel to various locations in the community safely.
|STAFFING AND EDUCATION:
|Participates in professional development opportunities to improve knowledge and skills.Participate on local community boards as requested and approved.Precept students to public health Provide program education to resident physicians.
|PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED:
|The above statements describe the general duties, which constitute the work of this position and shall not be considered a detailed description of all of the work requirements inherent to this position. Additional duties can be assigned.