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Health Educator- Outreach

Category

Outreach

Organization:

Kinston Community Health Center

Location:

Kinston, North Carolina • Lenoir County

Date Needed:

January 04, 2021

Organization Website:

Type Of Position:

Full Time

Education Required:

High School / GED

Experience Required:

<1 year(s)

Date Of Job Posting:

December 16, 2020

Job Description:

Must have High School Diploma .
Experience and/or training in clinical settings preferred.
Administrative support experience preferred.
Satisfactory professional references.
Experience: 1-3 years of clinical/professional experience
Must be bilingual
Valid NC Driver License
Acceptable Driving Record

Duties:
Responsible for accurately completing mileage logs, patient assessments, and other record keeping.
Sets up and breaks down event props, and works at events including evenings and weekends
Interprets and translates/speaks Spanish regularly for clinic operations/events.
Adheres to a flexible evening schedule that may include weekends, performing home visits and labor camp visits; is trained to successfully complete a health assessment and deliver required education.
Regularly, no less than every other day, turns in health assessment for billing, scanning, and entry into the EHR.
Initiates the patient registration process and correctly completes associated forms, and gathers required documents.
Explains all appropriate resources for assistance including 340B, PAP, ICOR, DSS, LCTS ridership, DSS Medicaid transportation vouchers, WIC and appointment-based care (PCMH) as opposed to the acute walk-in care; Educates patients to comply with all center requirements for care.
Follows protocols and utilizes sound judgements to appropriately respond to requests for services. This may include facilitating the scheduling, documenting outcomes, and notifying the patient of the pending appointment.
Regularly communicates with patients, staff, and community organizations.
Provides blood pressure checks, blood sugar checks, and performs other simple clinical measurements.
Provides transportation using a company vehicle, for patients upon request. Follows all transportation policies.
Demonstrates strong customer service skills, and works to facilitate the completion of department goals daily.
Organized, and able to prioritize with the understanding that flexibility is often necessary to meet the needs of patients, providers, and staff.
Participates in professional development opportunities.
Works without direct supervision; adheres to company policies and notifies the Director immediately of barriers to implementing the job as outlined.
Communicates regularly with collaborators according to MOU, contractual, and HIPPAA guidelines
Understands that possessing a driver license and a clean driving record/ability to be insured as a company driver is a condition of employment.
Maintains a professional appearance, demeanor, and dedication to service.
Successfully passes random drug tests and background checks.
Adheres to all federal regulations regarding HIPAA as well as KCHC employee policies.
Completes all other duties as assigned.

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