Tuesday , March 21 2023

Job Openings in Lubbock Texas For Health Promotion Worker

Website City of Lubbock

Job Description:

Under indirect supervision, works closely with medical providers, primary care teams, and social services agencies to provide care coordination and connection to resources to members of the community. Works with the community to improve health and general well-being by providing education through individual and group sessions. Works in both clinical and community-based settings.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establishes positive, supportive relationships with clients by providing assistance in their homes, community, or clinic setting;
  • Helps patients identify socio-economic issues that affect their overall health and develop health/social management plans and goals;
  • Documents all client encounters; completes and submits monthly reports; maintains comprehensive electronic client files, which include client notes, release of information, assessments and other medical documents acquired on behalf of the client;
  • Documents activities, service plans, and outcomes achieved by client in an effective manner and communicates findings with the team;
  • Motivates patients/clients to be active and engaged participants in their health and overall wellbeing;
  • Assists clients in accessing health related services, including but not limited to: obtaining a medical home, providing instruction on appropriate use of the medical home, overcoming barriers to obtaining needed medical care and/or social services;
  • Continuously expands knowledge and understanding of community resources and services;
  • Facilitates client access to community resources, including locating housing, food, clothing, prenatal classes, parenting, and providers to teach life skills, and relevant mental health services;
  • Assists clients in utilizing community services, including scheduling appointments with social services agencies and assisting with completion of applications for programs for which they may be eligible;

Job Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;
  • Knowledge of community agencies and resources;
  • Working knowledge of multi-system outreach programs related to health care delivery, clinical education, and health-related services;
  • Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate individual client care plans;
  • Knowledge of transportation and other barriers to care that may be encountered by client;
  • Ability to communicate medical information to health care professionals and care coordinators over the telephone;
  • Skill in use of personal computers and related software applications, including e-mail;

Qualification & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with an additional one to two years of experience in health care work or work with the public related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Certified Community Health Worker preferred.
  • Valid Current Driver’s License
  • Knowledge and Abilities

Job Details:

Company:  City of Lubbock

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Lubbock, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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