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Brentwood, NY
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6/29/20

 

MAT Peer Worker

Hudson River HealthCare provides the highest quality of comprehensive primary, preventative and behavioral health services to all who see it, regardless of insurance status and capability to pay, especially for the underserved and vulnerable. Hudson River HealthCare (?HRHCare?) is a Federally Qualified, Non-Profit Health Center serving communities in Suffolk, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Columbia and Westchester County. HRHCare is currently seeking a part-time MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) Peer Worker to join our team in Brentwood.
The position is a part-time position,10 hours per week position at ourBrentwood site providing targeted outreach to promote HIV and HCV testing in high risk communities. The MAT Peer Worker works with theMAT Regional Managerand support staff to reduce barriers to healthcare for patients, promote and provide HIV and HCV testing, educate patients on the importance of medical adherence and harm reduction, escort patients to appointments as needed and complete referrals and follow up contact with patients to encourage retention in care.
Qualifications required High School diploma/ GED with2 - 4 years of practice working with high-risk groups, availability to share life practices as a teaching method, expertise of HIV and HCV infections and treatment, demonstration of good verbal and writing expertise, initiatives, self-direction, enthusiasm, cultural sensitivity, capability to interface with community agencies. Bilingual Spanish/ English speaking is preferred.
We are a network of 40 community and migrant health centers located in Peekskill, Beacon, Poughkeepsie, Amenia, Dover Plains, Pine Plains, Hudson, Middletown, New Paltz, Goshen, Greenport, Haverstraw, Spring Valley, Nyack, Monticello, Walden and Yonkers, Amityville, Southampton, Wyandanch, Shirley, Patchogue, Coram, Huntington, Brentwood, Riverhead and the five boroughs.Annually, we serve over 185,000 patients and over 500,000 encounters.
Interested candidates please submit your resume.

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Job Category: Health Services [ View All Health Services Jobs ]
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Job Location: Brentwood, NY, Other
Address: Brentwood, NY
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 07/05/2020 / Viewed 27 times
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