Position Announcement

Title: Bilingual (Spanish) HIV/STI Tester

Hours: Non-Exempt, 35-40 hours per week (weekend and evening hours required)

Reports to: Director of Health Services

Application Deadline: open until filled

Position Summary
This position is responsible for providing quality sexual health related counseling and HIV/STI testing in an engrossing environment. You will be providing test results and education around safer sex. Gay City uses asset-based counseling techniques and applies a social justice lens to testing and LGBTQ health and wellness.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide non-judgmental and culturally competent sexual health information and resources.
  • Assess the level of risk in each client and determine appropriate screenings and/or referrals.
  • Deliver positive results with compassion.
  • Complete charting and any other paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Provide outreach testing for community partners throughout Seattle including Capitol Hill’s two bathhouses.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Keep current on e-mails and any changes in protocol.
  • Protect the confidentiality of clients.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
  • Experience working with HIV/AIDS-impacted communities, including health promotion and HIV prevention.
  • Demonstrated ability to serve all segments of the LGBTQ communities and culture, especially mindfulness and respect with regard to people’s pronouns.
  • Knowledge and familiarity of issues impacting Queer and Trans communities with demonstrated ability to apply a lens of intersectionality, particularly with regard to race, class, gender, age, and ability.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to use sound judgment to determine the appropriate course(s) of action in complex interpersonal situations.
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and committed to delivering quality customer service.
  • Friendly, engaging presence with an ability to establish and maintain close collegial working relationships both internally and externally.
  • Established ability to maintain a high level of production while working independently.
  • General proficiency with computers and ability to learn new software.
  • Evening and weekend availability required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of social services for LGBTQ communities.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps.
  • Medical Phlebotomy license (Gay City will provide the necessary training if applicant does not already have a license).
Please submit resumes by:
● Email Subject line: Application for Bilingual HIV/STI Tester,
● In person at Gay City’s main office at 517 E. Pike St., Seattle, WA.
Be sure to specify what position you are applying for.