St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.
St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.
St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.
Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong
The Counselor will be responsible for providing client centered, strengths based interventions (Motivational Interviewing) as a means to provide risk assessments and navigation services to individuals who engage in high risk sexual and/or substance use behaviors and individuals that are HIV+ or Hep C+ and not engaged in care, with the goal of linking them to appropriate medical and support services. The Counselor will be responsible for conducting community level activities, including but not limited to; prevention presentation, rapid HIV and Hep C community testing, participate in community based events, etc.
Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university required; Social Work or Human Services; A valid driver’s license and access to personal car for work related travel required.; At least one year’s experience working in a health-care, substance use treatment, or community-based setting with at-risk populations.; Ability to engage and motivate at-risk individuals in high impact communities to think about and move toward increased self-maintenance of optimal HIV and HCV prevention skills.; CASAC or Qualified Health Professional preferred