Health Counselor

Company:  Services For The Underserved, Inc.
Location: New York County
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Position Overview:
Are you looking for a company that is recognized for bringing positive change to the underserved community? Then come join the SUS family!



S:US is seeking a Health Counselor for our women's shelter in Manhattan


This position is located at : 205 W 135th St New York, NY 10030


The Health Counselor is an Administrative, Case Management role.



Minimum Salary:$19.23/hr.

Maximum Salary:  $20.01/hr.


In this position you will:


Identify individuals who know they are HIV-positive but are not in HIV medical care by receiving referrals, utilizing organizational information about missed appointments, and conducting outreach at various community organizations and venues

Identify those at high risk and have not been tested

Enrolling individuals into program

Completing intake forms (GPRA, local assessments)

Obtaining medical baseline information: lab results, name of primary care provider

Administering health promotion curriculum and track progress

Meeting with clients after each HIV/HCV primary care appointment

Developing and implementing an Individual Care Plan

Providing  intensive case management utilizing Motivational Interviewing and Anti-Retroviral Treatment and Access to Services  (ARTAS)

Co-facilitating support groups and ensure client linkage to psychosocial support

Help plan, communicate and coordinate behavioral health and medical care needs

Monitoring HIV treatment and communicate with medical providers to document viral suppression status

Conducting HIV/HCV oral testing

Conducting pre and post test counseling

Maintain a caseload of 10-20 clients

Comply with all program protocols, including those regarding confidentiality of client information

Complete employee orientation and all mandatory program trainings to guarantee appropriate competency in program requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field required 

A minimum of two years’ experience working with people who have a mental illness

Computer literate in word processing and excellent writing capabilities to develop treatment plans.

Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire.


Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays’



Company Overview:
Join a team of employees who cares about the wellbeing of others.  We believe in fostering a culture built on our core values:  respect, integrity, support, maximizing individual potential and continuous quality improvement. 


S:US is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. S:US is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities, including allowance of the use of services animals. To request reasonable accommodation or if you believe such a request was improperly handled or denied, contact the Director of Talent Acquisition at

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