• OUTREACH HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT

    Location US-NJ-Camden
    Job ID
    43144
    Category
    Professionals
    Shift
    1
    Type
    Full Time
    Department Name
    URBAN HLTH INST Care Mgmt.
  • Short Description

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Outreach Healthcare Assistant works directly with the Coalition’s Care Management Project, an initiative to conduct outreach and transitional primary care for high utilizers of Camden emergency departments and hospitals. 

     

    The Outreach Healthcare Assistant will work together with a team of a social

    worker and a nurse practitioner, conducting home visits and outreach to enrolled patients. 

     

    This position reports directly to the Care Management Project’s Nurse Practitioner.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Special Requirements

    Scheduled Days / Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00p;

     

    Education:

    High School Diploma or Equivalent; medical assistant training program certification required.

    Experience:

    Fluent in English and Spanish.

     

    2-3 years experience working in a healthcare office setting (experience working in a Camden medical office preferred).

     

    Competent in basic computer skills; knowledge of using an electronic health records system required.

     

    Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to work well with people of various backgrounds, ethnicities, and life experiences.

     

    Ability to take direction, follows through with tasks, and work independently.

     

    Flexibility, optimism, and a cooperative working style.

     

    Familiarity of Camden and service agencies/organizations serving Camden residents a plus.

     

    This position requires significant time spent in the field throughout the City of Camden. 

     

    Self-provided transportation is preferred.

     

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