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MG Community Health Wkr

Company: University of Maryland Medical System
Location: Parkville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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 agencies.

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 seen.

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 and activities.

Updates information in database from various data forms collected.

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 community.

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, support

Keywords: University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore , MG Community Health Wkr, Healthcare , Parkville, Maryland

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