The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) mobilizes communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV and related chronic diseases. We envision a world in which people living with HIV and related chronic diseases will thrive, and new HIV infections will be rare. Our work focuses on improving health equity, preventing new cases of HIV, serving as a collaboration and knowledge center, and being a bold voice for change.
We are seeking for an individual to serve as our PACPI Perinatal Analyst. Under the direction of the Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative Executive Director, the PACPI Perinatal Analyst is responsible for support of implementation repeat third trimester testing in Illinois hospitals as funded by the Illinois Department of Public Health. This is a part-time position (20-24 hours per week).
Principal functions and responsibilities of this position include the following:
Oversight and Development
Responsible for oversight and development of implementation plans for Illinois hospital to conduct repeat third trimester HIV testing in compliance with Illinois law, in conjunction with appropriate perinatal network and hospital administrators;
Develop training plans and resources as requested for identified hospitals;
Provide assistance to hospitals, as requested, with quality assurance. Retain documentation on assistance provided;
Collaborate with PACPI and the 24/7 Perinatal HIV Hotline to develop materials focused on reporting, screening, training and support for statewide implementation of repeat third trimester testing;
Collate and analyze statewide hospital survey addressing needs, strengths and issues.
Assist with agency-wide activities as directed, including Annual Meeting, AIDS Run & Walk, and others;
Assist with other AFC activities as requested;
Protect organization's value and manage risk by keeping information confidential;
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and 3 years or more experience abstracting and analyzing hospital or clinic records
Working knowledge of hospital or public health clinic charting and record keeping
Knowledge of perinatal HIV transmission prevention strategies
Valid U.S. Driver’s license, insurance, and consistent access to an automobile
Master’s Degree (MSN, MPH, MBA)
Knowledge of rapid HIV testing technologies and supplemental HIV testing algorithms
Knowledge of labor and delivery processes and flows
Knowledge of Illinois perinatal network system
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Solid Administrative ability and strong interpersonal skills required. The ability to work without close supervision, taking ownership of work activities and ensuring tasks meet PACPI and AFC’s standards.
The ability and willingness to take ownership of work activities and ensure that they are completed accurately, efficiently, and in a timely manner. This includes being conscientious, committed, reliable (e.g., adhering to the attendance policy), trustworthy, and accountable for completing work activities.
Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently while staying focused on tasks and achieving goals with minimum supervision are key to success in this role.
Decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees at AIDS Foundation of Chicago are made in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, citizenship status, military service and/or marital status, order of protection status, handicap, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes.
Internal Number: PACPI PERIANA 258
About AIDS Foundation of Chicago
AFC mobilizes communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV and related chronic diseases.
People living with HIV and related chronic diseases will thrive, and new HIV infections will be rare.
To realize our mission to mobilize communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV and related chronic diseases, we will:
Improve health equity.
We will increase access to high-quality, comprehensive prevention, care and housing services free from stigma.
Prevent new cases of HIV.
We will reduce new HIV infections through innovative approaches to prevention, care, housing and education with a focus on most-impacted populations.
Serve as a collaboration and knowledge center.
We will be a thought leader and resource center to create and share best practices, innovations and models.
Be a bold voice for change.
We will be a leading voice to mobilize advocates and people living with HIV and related chronic diseases to transform systems, policies, and resources.
Commitment to Priority Populations
Anyone can become infected w...ith HIV, but HIV and related chronic diseases disproportionately impact certain populations in distinct geographic areas. We can have the greatest impact on the HIV epidemic by focusing our efforts on those most-impacted by HIV, based on epidemiological data and unmet need:
• Young Black gay and bisexual men
• Transgender women of color
• Black women living in high-incidence areas
• Latino gay and bisexual men
Factors that drive the HIV epidemic and health inequities that we will address include:
• Sex work
• Drug use
• Lack of access to health care
• Immigration status
AFC will also work to meet the evolving needs of older adults with HIV and long-term survivors.
Commitment to Organizational Excellence
To strengthen AFC as an organization, we will move to a talent management framework, develop staff and Board leadership, implement long-range business planning with a focus on diversity and inclusion, and ident