I am experienced in all areas pertaining toHIV and sexuality transmitted disease. In recent months I was on the lost to care project, with Mon Yough Community Services. I have educated consumers by group presentations, on an individual basis, I have worked in all aspects of the community. With all ages, sexual orientation, race, religion, in any and all, social or economical environment. I have stayed current on prevention, counseling, and various testing methods I also have provided case management services. I have attended hours of trainings over the last 18 years. I have preformed thousands of HIV tests, and hundreds of STD tests. I have participated in a number of committees over the years. With an emphasis on HIV related issues.
Client engagement Public health background / STD/HIV
Disease prevention Social services background Drug and alcohol
Self-starter/ fast learner Crisis intervention and resolution / Case
Dependable-Valid Pa. driver's license management / Complex problem solving
Reliable transportation skills
Budgeting and financial
management/records and documentation
10/1997 － 07/2015Allegheny County Health DeptPittsburgh, PA
I have 18 years of experience working on a contract to provide HIV/STD related services to the community, for The Allegheny County Health Dept.
Traveled locally and regionally to conferences, workshops and presentations.
Maintained an up to date and comprehensive electronic and paper filing systems.
I educated the public regarding community health resources in correctional facilities, community centers and churches.
Tested clients for HIV/ STD addressed the health needs of clients with an emphasis on HIV/ STDs.
Collaborated with local community partners.
HIV coordinator /Case manager07/1997 － 07/2015Mon Yough Community ServicesPittsburgh, PA
I have 18 years of experience with Mon Yough Community Services on numerous HIV/STD related projects.
Identified at risk populations.
Implementing prevention programs in the drug and alcohol program.
Provided clients with referrals to other community resources.
Trained staff members within the organization on HIV/STD related issues.
Presented my departments work to external stakeholders.
Fostered partnerships with other community organizations to address substance abuse and HIV.
Attended trainings, information sessions, and seminars each year to increase my knowledge of HIV related information and practices.
Wrote detailed quarterly reports outlining the grant progress.
Reports on initiatives adopted by the agency.
Promoted outreach materials and presentations.
Maintained up-to-date and comprehensive electronic and paper filing systems.
07/2003 － 01/2012Pyramid Health CarePittsburgh, PA
I have 10 years experience supplying all of Pyramid Health Care Inc.
HIV/STD services and 8 of those years were under contract to facilitate the HIV program in its entirety.
I have worked with the Care Ware program.
Prepared the billing for services on several of the programs I have worked on.
I prepared the grant renewal applications.
I have years of experience with client record keeping/ ordering supplies and preparing for and hosting county and funders audits.
I also have clearance to access the Allegheny County Jail.
1972GED:Pittsburgh, PA, USSocial Work courses At CCAC 1974
Single mother of two boys 1974-1997 Continuing educational trainings pertaining to public heath and social services
18 years of dedicated public service.
I Have held numerous positions at Mon Yough Community Services over the last 18 years.
When there has been HIV funding, I handle all aspects of those services, example: client services as well as all funding requirements and billing issues.
I was the sole staff member on a 5 year syphilis project with the state health dept.
When funding for STD/HIV had changed I worked on other projects with the homeless as a case manger, also a case manager with drug and alcohol clients who are also involved with criminal justice.
I have contracted with the Allegheny County Health Dept (as a private contractor) for 18 years doing community services surrounding HIV/AIDS/STDs I also contracted with Pyramid Health Care (as a private contractor for over 8 years) to perform all duties that surrounded there HIV services.
This included grant applications, billing, county monitoring, counseling, testing, results, and case management for HIV positive individuals.
The contract ended when funding ended in Late 2011.
I have been a part of numerous committees and event planning over the years.
For many years I provided The STD/HIV educational part of the health class to a few of the local Pittsburgh's public schools.
agency, billing, Budgeting, community
health, conferences, criminal justice, Crisis intervention, Client, clients, Dependable, Disease prevention, documentation, filing, financial
management, materials, access, patient advocate, presentations, problem solving, progress, Public health, Pyramid, fast learner, record keeping, Self-starter, seminars, Social services, transportation, workshops