Community Health Representative
Salary: $19 per hour
Job Type: Full-time (Non-Exempt)
Closing Date: Until Filled
- Organize and conduct community outreach activities focused on chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and obesity.
- Promote a healthy lifestyle to patients and work with the HP staff and clinicians (medical providers and behavioral health staff) to ensure continuum of care.
- Identify health focus areas based on CDC grant program goals and work to achieve those.
- Maintain close working relationship with medical staff and providers to convey information and ensure patient well-being between clinic medical visits.
- Provide reports of patient visits and/or encounters. Collect patient data (vital signs, etc.) as needed and reports all patient encounters in EHR.
- Responsible for meeting CDC grant program goals.
- Participate in the organizational Quality Improvement Program through incident reporting and identifying opportunities for improvement.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or GED. One-year experience in a clinical setting. Clinical competencies updated annually with staff development and training. Previous experience as community outreach worker preferred, along with experience working with patients living with chronic disease- heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. Level I Fingerprint Clearance, CPR, First Aid, and HIPAA Certification. Possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License. Must pass a criminal background investigation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of diabetes, obesity, and heart disease enough to provide the necessary and effective service to patients.
- Knowledge of electronic health records.
- Experience working with Native American clients. Navajo speaking preferred.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills to work with staff, supervisor, and key clinical staff.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office software specifically Outlook, Excel, Word, and Internet.
- Ability to carry out assignments to their completion within expected deadlines.
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and comply with HIPAA policies and expectations.
- Ability to prioritize tasks to meet grant and program goals.
- Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision when out in the field- but also must be able to work within a team setting.
*Must complete and submit an NACA, Inc. Employment Application, Letter of Interest, Resume and Transcripts. Application can be obtained through website www.nacainc.org. Any question, please contact Human Resources at (928)526-2968. Employer exercises EEOC and Indian preference.