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Program Coordinator II

Apply now Job no: 503265
Work type: Full-Time
Location: Other - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: College of Medicine

Job Summary 

The program coordinator is responsible for providing sexual and reproductive health counseling to adolescents. Manage day-to-day functions for two part-time Health Resource Centers.

Essential Functions 

  • Manage the day-to-day functions of two part time health resource centers (30hours/wk. total), offer Chlamydia, gonorrhea and pregnancy testing to students; distribute condoms and other safe sex supplies; utilize those occasions to reinforce messages re: safer sex, pregnancy prevention, communication and negotiating healthy relationships. Assist the Health Department during their annual mass screening event.
  • Provide in-clinic patient counseling support for medical providers and maintain own patient base; provides clients with information on sexual and reproductive health and related topics. Utilize motivational interviewing and other counseling strategies to promote behavior change; create risk reduction plans; and provide screening services for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and HIV.
  • Facilitate the use of comprehensive health services and other health and social services through promotion/marketing and appropriate referrals; works to identify and remove barriers to access for students.
  • Effectively communicates and creates activities to reinforce the goals of the HRC program: 1) Delaying the onset of sexual activity in adolescent, 2) Reducing the of STDs, HIV, and unintended teen pregnancy, 3) Encourage consistent condom use among sexually active students, 4) Provide students with tools to develop health decision-makings skills around sexuality, 5) Equip students with the tools to build healthy relationships.
  • Develops and implements a marketing plan and conducts outreach activities within the school and community to increase awareness of HRC services; working alone or with an intern to conduct workshops and classroom education sessions.
  • Attends monthly HRC meetings and periodic in-service trainings; maintains complete and accurate records of all services via the HRC database, PVA, and internal spreadsheet; ensure adequate effort is made to contact students with positive STI results to receive treatment and counseling.
  • Implement and manage the Social Networking Initiative as required by the grant; identify creative ways to encourage participating in the program by accessing the network of high-risk patients.
  • Work with the Program Director to identify community partnership opportunities, promote FP services within the hospital and in the surrounding community; maintain communication with community agencies regarding special initiatives, services, and marketing programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications 

  • Minimum of a Associate Degree or Equivalent.
  • A minimum of 1 or more years in a clinical setting.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Two years of paid professional experience in a clinical setting, preferably in a reproductive health setting.
  • One year experience in STI knowledge.

Physical Requirements 

  • Typically sitting at a desk/table.
  • Typically standing, walking.
  • Lifting demands<25lbs


  • Philadelphia, PA  

Additional Information 

This position is classified as an exempt grade I. Compensation for this grade ranges from $41,120.00 to $ 61,680.00 per year. Please note that the offered rate for this position typically aligns with the minimum to midrange of this grade, but it can vary based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience, department budget, and an internal equity review.   

We encourage you to explore Drexel's Professional Staff salary structure and Compensation Guidelines & Policies for more details on our compensation framework.  

You can also find valuable information about our benefits in the Benefits Brochure.  

Special Instructions to the Applicant 

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application. 

A review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified. 

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