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Gay City is an equal opportunity employer. Gay City does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, gender identity or presentation, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, religion, immigration status, and the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in employment, volunteer opportunities or services rendered. 

HIV/STI Tester - (Bilingual - English/Spanish)
Date Posted: 06/25/2021

Salary: $21-$22 per hour, Full Time

Reports to: Clinic Manager

Deadline: Posted Until Filled

Benefits
• Full healthcare, dental, and optical coverage offered.
• Generous vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, and safe leave after successful completion of the 90-day introductory period.
• Gay City recognizes the importance of saving for retirement and offers eligible employees a 401(k) plan.
• Free ORCA Pass.

To Apply
• Please submit cover letter and resume via e-mail to jobs@gaycity.org
• Please use “Bilingual HIV/STI Tester – Your Name” in the subject line

OUR VISION

Gay City is the definitive hub for LGBTQ individuals seeking affirming and responsive resources, wellness, and community.

OUR MISSION

Gay City: Seattle’s LGBTQ Center cultivates access and connections to promote self-determination, liberation and joy in our communities.

This position is responsible for providing sexual health counseling and HIV/STI testing. Gay City promotes peer advocacy, self-determination, and uses an explicitly anti-racist social justice lens in connecting with clients. 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

HIV/STI Testing

  • Provide non-judgmental and culturally competent sexual health information, strategies, and resources 
  • Assess the level of risk in each client and determine appropriate screenings and/or referrals
  • Deliver positive results with compassion
  • Perform phlebotomy, Rapid HIV, and HEP C tests
  • Provide clients with Gonorrhea/Chlamydia Aptima Swabs for self-collection
  • Assist with Home Testing Program
  • Protect the confidentiality of clients
  • Maintain an OSHA work compliant area
  • Maintain HIPPA compliance

Client Support Services

  • Complete charting and any other paperwork in a timely manner
  • Administrative support- answer phone calls & make appointments
  • Assist/support clients with retrieving their results and medical records
  • Contact clients when appropriate to discuss treatment options, sexual health strategies, and answer any other questions

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to read and speak in Spanish
  • Demonstrated ability to serve all segments of the LGBTQ community and culture, including 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
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and committed to delivering quality customer service
  • Friendly, engaging presence with an ability to establish and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally
  • Established the 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

  • Experience working with HIV/AIDS impacted communities, including health promotion and HIV prevention. 
  • Medical Phlebotomy License (Gay City will provide the necessary training if the applicant does not already have a license)