If your practice has open positions that you would like posted on the CTC-RI website, please email the job descriptions to email@example.com.
Project Lead/Health Impact Programs (40 hours): The full-time Bilingual Project Lead/Health Impact Programs will work as a strategic partner with Clinic staff and volunteers to further our model of high-quality, community-based healthcare services for uninsured adults. Reporting to the Clinic Practice Manager, they will coordinate with RI Department of Health Programs for including WISEWOMAN Program and Women’s Cancer & Colorectal Screening Programs, as well as other Clinic interventions and programs, using community resources and Electronic Medical Records. Excellent opportunity for person interested in public health and patient advocacy.
Rhode Island Free Clinic (www.rifreeclinic.org) provides free comprehensive primary health care to uninsured, working poor, and low-income adults; and, serves as an educational site for trainees in health care fields. Care is provided through a dynamic statewide network of volunteer medical professionals working with academic, medical, and community partners, leveraging robust health care resources with a vitality that is unmatched in Rhode Island and remarkable in the nation. In 2020, the Clinic mobilized nearly 600 volunteers and community partners to provide over 13,000 patient visits to underserved adults, and over 5,700 hours of training for students in health care fields.
TO APPLY: Please email RESUME and COVER LETTER to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls please.
Schedule: Full Time
Hours: M-F with potential for weekend hours supporting WNCU and ED
On Call Rotation: No
Holiday Rotation: Yes
Weekend Rotation: Yes
Bi-Weekly Hours: 80
The Community Health Worker is a member of the Community Health Team; an interdisciplinary team comprised of Community Health Workers, Behavioral Health Clinicians and practice-based Nurse Care Managers. The Community Health Worker works closely with the core team members to support patients who are dealing with complex medical, behavioral health and/or substance issues as well as social determinants of health, and require a more intensive home and community-based intervention. The Community Health Worker plays a critical role in assessing patient needs, offering community resources and referrals, providing navigation, support, care coordination, and ongoing case management to meet those needs. The Community Health Worker visits patients in their homes and in the communities in which they live, providing culturally sensitive approaches to health information to improve health literacy. The Community Health Worker facilitates the patient's decision-making and self-management to help patients engage in their overall health and achieve their health goals. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for tracking patient related activities, monitoring and documenting progress. The Community Health Worker works collaboratively with the primary care team to promote patient-centered care and actively participates in multidisciplinary patient-centered team meetings. The Community Health Worker has frequent contact with many community agencies on behalf of the patients served, networking and collaborating on resource identification to improve the overall health of the population. Requires a minimum of High School diploma and a combination of training and skills to effectively carry out responsibilities and assignments (such as previous experience working with patients in a community-based setting); Certification in Community Health Work or working toward certification within 12 months. Associates or Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related health sciences field a plus Experience working with primary care providers or in other healthcare settings. Experience working with patients regarding managing their health, navigating systems, providing care coordination and health coaching is preferred. The ability to travel to various locations in the state and reliable transportation is required.
South County Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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