Bilingual Spanish Health Outreach Worker


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

04/06/2018

Address

Jamaica Plain
Massachusetts
United States

Description

  • Works in collaboration with a CCA care partner and primary care team to improve member care through the promotion, prevention, and reduction of health risk.
  • Ensures quality and continuity of care, and supports the values of person centered planning,
  • Helps coordinate medical and other clinical services in an effort to prevent hospitalization;
  • Assists members in improving their daily living skills, so they can perform them independently or access services to support them in doing so;
  • Provides service coordination and linkage; and coaches self-advocacy and self-management skills in various areas including benefits, housing, and health care.


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Associate’s or BA/BS in human-services related field preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish required - Bicultural preferred.
  • Certified Community Health Worker (CHW) or Health Outreach Worker (HOW) preferred.
  • Minimum two years community outreach and advocacy experience with adults with SMI, SUD, and complex medical issues required.
  • Must be CPR and First Aid certified within the first three months of hire.
  • Experience in motivational interviewing and working within a team model.
  • Experience developing care plans.
  • Use of own vehicle.
  • Familiarity with MS Office products and Electronic Health Record (EHR).
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and to reach with hands and arms.
  • Driving License Required


Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


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