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Community Health Outreach Worker

Company: TrueCare
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

TrueCare TrueCareJob Title: Community Health Outreach WorkerLocation: San Marcos, CA $500.00 Sign On Bonus!TrueCare is more than just a place to work; it feels like home. Sound like a fit? We'd love to hear from you!Position Summary:The Community Health Outreach Worker is responsible for providing outreach and education services focused on health awareness to improve health literacy, healthcare access for under-served communities and to increase knowledge among the community. The Community Health Outreach Worker also works collaboratively with TrueCare departments as well as community-based agencies to make critical linkages to TrueCare health information and services for potential clients and patients.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1. Coordinates and/or attends community events such as health fairs, food distributions, community flu shot events and community forums, focused on providing resources, health awareness, enrolling new patients and increasing visits.2. Distributes informational material to targeted communities that describe what, where, and when program services are available to them.3. Coordinates with support staff across clinics to offer on-site appointment availability during outreach activities.4. Builds and maintains rapport with community based organizations and community members.5. Support grant programs to develop and implement activities to successfully achieve project based outcomes while also implementing data collection activities and report submissions.6. Develop health education content for community presentations, including lesson plans, Power Point presentations, supplemental materials, engagement activities and additional resources and seek collaboration with knowledge experts both internally and externally.7. Works with identified community partners to deliver educational presentations and information related to TrueCare services as well as identified health education topics e.g. substance use, nutrition, dental health, etc.8. Perform blood pressure screenings and height and weight assessments during outreach activities as appropriate.9. Conducts community presentations and other needed outreach activities to reach Spanish speaking low income medically indigent people in North San Diego and Riverside County.10. Conducts outreach, engagement and health education activities through participating in community events by frequenting and visiting community based agencies and organizations.11. Maintains a database of current referral resources in order to link community outreach contacts with appropriate services.12. Maintains accurate and thorough documentation of outreach activities, and assists in tracking data related to community events and presentations to patients and community members.13. Maintains inventory of health education/outreach materials necessary to conduct outreach efforts and to supply internal providers and other staff as needed.14. Data collection, whenever possible to confirm participation in activities and to follow up with potential patients.15. Attends and participates in all appropriate staff meetings, as directed.Qualifications:Associate's Degree in healthcare or related field or equivalent work experience. At least one (1) year experience in health care or related field performing outreach, education, case work, and/or customer service to diverse populations. Knowledge of local community-based agencies.Availability to work regularly outside of normal shifts (i.e., 8am to 5pm).Public speaking, computer literacy, including internet navigation and research skills, and proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Clean driving record, proof of insurance and CA drivers license - no tickets/accidents- will be driving to venues, need reliable transportation. QUALIFICATIONS DESIREDBachelor's Degree in healthcare or related field.Bilingual in English and Spanish.Local candidates will be considered LICENSESWill be required to travel to all NCHS' sites and community locations therefore California Driver's License, proof of insurance and clean driving record required.The Benefits:Low-cost health, dental, vision & life insurance3 weeks PTO, 10 Paid HolidaysTuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance program$500 Signing BonusTrueCare is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the base salary range for this position. If you are hired at TrueCare, your final base salary (within the pay range), will be determined based on factors such as education, knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to those factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider the internal equity of our current team members when determining any final offer. Please keep in mind that the range mentioned above is the full base salary range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical to allow for future and continued salary growth. We also offer generous benefits and retirement plans. Visit to learn more! Health Inside. Welcome in! Salud Adentro. Bienvenido!PI207827665

Keywords: TrueCare, San Marcos , Community Health Outreach Worker, Healthcare , San Marcos, California

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