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Hepatitis Testing & Linkage to Care Coordinator (Part Time)
The Viral Hepatitis Testing and Linkage to Care Coordinator (“Hepatitis Program Coordinator”) manages the hepatitis B and C screening and linkage to care program conducted jointly by African Services Committee (ASC) and the Hepatitis Outreach Network (HONE) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The program aims to screen 500 high-risk individuals annually for hepatitis B and C. The Hepatitis Program Coordinator collaborates with ASC’s Testing Center Coordinator to supervise the ASC Testing Center Assistants and with the Hepatitis Program Patient Navigator in conducting on-site and off-site viral hepatitis screening and linkage to care. S/he shall assure the program’s progress by holding trainings, facilitating regular Testing Center team meetings, and conducting quality assurance and improvement of education, counseling, testing, follow-up, and referral services. The Hepatitis Program Coordinator will also be expected to provide direct client services and conduct counseling, phlebotomy, vaccination, follow-up, and referral services. S/he is responsible for ensuring referral of hepatitis B and C positive clients to follow-up care within 90 days to HONE or to other gastroenterology, infectious disease, and liver clinics as appropriate. The Hepatitis Program Coordinator organizes and participates in testing events at partner sites; conducting, on average, two (2) events per month.