MG Community Health Wkr
Company: University of Maryland Medical System
Posted on: November 26, 2022
What You Will Do:
Recruits a client base within the community by identifying,
locating, interviewing and screening individuals who may be
appropriate for the Baltimore City Cancer Program (BCCP).
Provides general information to individuals and families on program
objectives and services, eligibility requirements and benefits,
confidentiality of information, etc. Distributes informational
materials and literature.
Schedules clients for appointments with health care providers.
Reminds them of pending appointments and contacts them to inquire
into reasons for missed appointments. Escorts clients to various
appointments to ensure compliance and provide support.
Assists clients in obtaining necessary transportation and/or
childcare when treatment is needed.
Assists with client retention by following up on all contacts by
telephone or by a home visit follow-up. Locates clients who have
moved or lost contact with the program.
Serves as a liaison between the client and community resources
including department staff, City, State and Federal social services
Conducts visual inspection of the physical condition of the
client's house to identify factors that may be detrimental to
maintaining a safe, healthy and comfortable living environment.
Assists with the facilitation of the family health center process
by greeting clients and making sure that they are registered to be
Assists with planning, organizing and implementing community
special events such as health fairs, workshops, etc.
Reports on community outreach activities including problems and
concerns as needed to the program Administrator.
Prepares written reports and maintains records of outreach contacts
Updates information in database from various data forms
Achieves monthly, quarterly, annual enrollment goals, determined by
yearly program funding.
Maintains a good working relationship with all community members to
ensure that the BCCP is viewed in a positive manner by the
What You Need to Be Successful:
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required.
Working experience providing outreach services. Experience should
include writing reports and maintaining records.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race,
color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran
status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Associated topics: administrative assistant, administrative
support, administrative support specialist, assist, clergy,
executive support, human resources, receptionist, recruitment,
Keywords: University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore , MG Community Health Wkr, Healthcare , Parkville, Maryland
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