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Community Outreach Worker ECHO-Cares Outpatient Intensivist Team (O024)

Position: Community Outreach Worker ECHO-Cares Outpatient Intensivist Team

Requisition Number: O024

FTE: Full Time

Location: South Valley Medical

Salary Range: $11.44- $13.73

Posted: 03/27/2015

Minimum Requirements:

High school graduate or equivalent; Previous successful experience in a community service program or outreach preferred; Bi-lingual in English and Spanish preferred Under direct supervision, and in accordance with care plans, performs outreach and liaison services to patients and families of FCCH participating in the ECHO-Cares program for the management and promotion of health and wellness for patients with complex health care needs.  Work may be performed in one or more of focus areas and settings: Community Health Workers (CHW’s) will be focusing on specific components of care: Make referrals and perform interventions related to the social needs of the patient Assist patients with access to resources and social services Facilitate client access to information, including formal and informal support systems Provide social motivational support for behavior change Develop and manage support groups as needed

Provide health coaching and facilitate goal setting Conduct home visits as part of the care plan Make presentations on behalf of the project to local communities Make the patient feel connected with FCCH Will need to conduct some outreach through home visiting, at different clinic sites, or facilitate discharge requirements for hospital admissions  Will need to support data collection and data entry into ECHO program and FCCH electronic health records. Must have valid NM driver’s license and reliable personal transportation.  Work Keys scores preferred, contact your local NM Department of Workforce Connections for Work Keys Assessments. 


Our Patient-Centered Healthcare Home makes you feel welcomed and cared for by a team that:

  • Knows your health history and goals
  • Communicates effectively with you and with each other
  • Gives you appointments when you need them
  • Coordinates the complexity of labs, prescriptions, referrals and insurance

We go the extra mile to help our patients get help paying for their health care.

  • We assist with Medicaid applications
  • We help patients find insurance on the Marketplace
  • We enroll patients in special programs when they are eligible
  • We provide a discount for services based on family size and income

First Choice Community Healthcare is a 501 c3 non-profit, community-based health center system that provides access to quality, patient-centered, comprehensive health care to all people who need it -- regardless of ability to pay. We are a health center grantee under 42 USC 245b and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 USC 233 (g)-(n).



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