Thank you for your interest in a career with Big Bend Cares. If you wish to apply for any of our open positions, please forward your resume to Zuleika Perera, Chief Talent Officer, at zperera@bigbendcares.org.

POSITION SUMMARY:  The HIV/AIDS Health Educator provides targeted one-to-one and group information and education sessions to persons at high risk or increased risk of becoming infected or infecting others with the HIV Disease.  The position is directly responsible to the Director of Education.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in health education, social work or education and related experience in health, social or rehabilitative services.  Experience in the above areas may substitute for degree.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Carries out outreach, group and individual intervention/education activities outlined in the grant. These activities may include but are not limited to clinic prevention education sessions, presentations, workshops, health fairs, and community outreach to the targeted population.
  • Completes all monthly reports/logs and submits them to the Director of Prevention and Outreach Services as required.
  • Markets prevention program services.
  • Works with the Director of Prevention and Outreach Services to develop, implement, maintain and update program activities and any other special events, as well as make recommendations as needed for development of, or changes in, program.
  • Attends required conferences and training.
  • Completes monthly and quarterly program reports, as required.
  • Participates in the local HIV Prevention Network as required.
  • Conduct confidential HIV testing including PRE and POST test counseling.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

SALARY:

 

  • 27,500.00 with degree, 25,000.00 without degree, Salaries are Non-negotiable
  • Up to 5% annual salary increase
  • Agency assumes 100% of employee and family health care coverage
  • Employer matches up to 6% of retirement investment plan
  • Mileage reimbursement

 

EOE/ADA

 

***Please forward resumes to zperera@bigbendcares.org***

We are seeking a full-time Certified or Registered Medical Assistant for a fast pace medical office to perform various clinical duties to keep our practice running smoothly and efficiently. Our Medical Assistant will work closely with our clinic staff to ensure all patients receive high quality, efficient care.

Medical Assistant Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Documentation of data in EMR software
  • Draw blood and collect specimens, label and process specimens for send-out
  • Taking patient histories and vital signs and other room triage duties
  • Administer injections, medications, eye and ear irrigations, dress/bandage wound and incisions
  • Perform basic x-rays, EKG, spirometer and utilization of other medical equipment
  • Preparing exam and treatment rooms between patients and after daily schedule
  • Preparing and maintaining supplies, necessary instruments and equipment for treatments, including sterile technique and sterilization.
  • Performing selected administrative duties,
  • Any other duties assigned

The ideal candidate will be patient care focused, enjoy working as a team, will have an excellent attention to detail and an excellent attendance record. Candidate must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test. One (1) year of experience and must be CPR/BLS certified.

***Please forward resumes to zperera@bigbendcares.org***