Health Outreach Worker (Spanish Speaking)

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/06/2018

Address

Jamaica Plain
MA
United States

Description

Responsibilities:

  • The Health Outreach worker (HOW) 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.
  • They work to ensure quality and continuity of care, and support the values of person centered planning.
  • The HOW 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? Yes


Benefits

Excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement/remission, paid vacation & holidays, sick time pay, and employee referral bonuses.


Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

recruiter@baycove.org
https://www.baycove.org/apply/index.cfm?pid=8018

Apply online or send your resume to recruiter@baycove.org



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