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Testing Center Coordinator
The Testing Center Coordinator is responsible for managing the HIV, Tuberculosis, STI, diabetes, hypertension, and pregnancy testing program.
The objective of this program is to test 2,000 individuals for HIV and STIs annually, and to test for viral hepatitis, TB, diabetes, and hypertension as requested by the client. The Testing Center Coordinator will supervise the Testing Center Assistants. S/he shall assure the program is meeting its goals by scheduling trainings, facilitating regular Testing Center team meetings, monitoring counseling, testing, and referral activities, ordering and inventorying testing supplies, preparing monthly reports, and developing program changes as necessary.
The Testing Center Coordinator shall provide direct client services and conductbloodpressure, blood glucose, tuberculin skin tests, pregnancy tests and pre- and post-test rapid HIV and STI, and hepatitis counseling and phlebotomy, as well as overseeing confirmatory testing for preliminary HIV positives. S/he is responsible for ensuring referral to HIV primary care of all HIV positives, coordinating with Viral Hepatitis Coordinator in ensuring linkage to care for all Hepatitis B and C patients, and for assuring engagement in care within 90 days. As a manager, s/he will also be required to participate in agency management and policy decision-making.