Transgender Health Specialist at University of California - San Francisco
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Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, California
The Transgender Health Specialist will lead in the development and implementation of a statewide Transgender Women s Health and Wellness Strategy, aimed at reducing the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. The Transgender Health Specialist s primary responsibility is to develop, coordinate, and write the strategy to achieve the statewide goals established in California s Laying the Foundation for Getting to Zero integrated plan.
The Transgender Health Specialist will lead the process for gathering relevant data and research, and facilitating community input to implement of the strategy. Works from the Sacramento-based Office of AIDS full time (100%) or upon approval, at least three days per week (60%) with the balance of time (40%) spent at the CDPH Richmond Campus location.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN SACRAMENTO AND RICHMOND, CA.
ALLIANCE HEALTH PROJECT / PSYCHIATRY
The UCSF Alliance Health Project (AHP) provides a wide range of mental health services to persons at risk for acquiring and for persons living with HIV/AIDS, and to members of the LGBTQ community living with serious mental illness. Working closely with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) / State Office of AIDS, AHP also provides subject matter experts who work to prevent HIV transmission, and improve the health of people living with HIV in California.
AHP also provides publications and trainings for health care professionals and volunteers throughout the state. Since its founding in 1984, AHP has served thousands of clients, counselors and clinicians, justifying its reputation as one of the leading HIV and LGBTQ mental health agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area - a reputation achieved by anticipating and addressing the challenges of the communities AHP serves.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.\\",\\"
Required Qualifications: Bachelor s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
At least four years experience in HIV prevention policy and program work
At least two years experience in problem analysis and report writing
Experience working directly with members of diverse racial, ethnic, gender and sexual communities
Knowledge of common organization- or research-specific and other computer application programs. Advanced knowledge of African American/Black and Hispanic/Latino transgender health subject matter
Strong skills in reviewing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of analyzed data for preparing sound and relevant proposals / analyses
Able to handle multiple projects with stringent deadlines
Strong policy analysis techniques
Cultural competency in working with the transgender community, and a commitment to the advancement of HIV-related health needs for transgender communities
Demonstrated competency and strong familiarity with issues affecting transgender communities. Knowledge, understanding, and sensitivity of the issues, needs and interests of all LGBTQ people
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality
Analytical / problem-solving skills. Advanced skills in data-driven decision making analysis
A preliminary job offer and assignment may be extended pending successful background clearance
NOTE: PHYSICAL/HEALTH SCREENING REQUIRED.
Preferred Qualifications: Master s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
Prior UCSF, UC or State of California experience
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.