Community Outreach Specialist II - HCA Mission Health Partners
Full-Time - Days
This is a community-based position serving the Brevard Region (Transylvania County) and will be embedded within designated physician practices, and will also interact with community social services agencies. This is NOT a work-from-home remote position.
The Community Outreach Specialist II will work with the MHP Care Coordination team to ensure that patients receive the resources and services they need. This position will work with practices to coordinate care and meet network performance goals. The role is also responsible for assisting patients with needed support services to achieve personal goals and optimal health. Additionally, this position will act as a liaison between MHP patients, healthcare providers, and various groups and services in the community.
Discover a generous benefits package! Our total rewards package includes but is not limited to:
401k retirement plan, paid time off (PTO), medical, dental and vision insurance, flex spending account options, life and disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, student loan assistance program, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program.
Requirements for the Community Outreach Specialist II Position:
Required Education: Bachelor degree
Preferred Education: None
Required License: None
Preferred License: Community Health Worker, current basic cardiac life support (BLS), Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Peer Support Specialist
Required Experience: Three years of professional work experience of which at least one year must be in health/social services related
Preferred Experience: Working with high-risk, vulnerable, or uninsured population, Spanish- speaking. Understanding and sensitivity regarding challenges facing low-income communities. Entry-level proficiency in another language such as Spanish or Russian preferred. Computer proficiency electronic health record experience preferred. Ability to flourish in a team system that supports equity and inclusion.
About Mission Health Partners:
Mission Health Partners is a network of hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare providers working together to improve healthcare quality, performance, efficiency and value for the patients of western North Carolina.
The Mission Health Partners Care Coordination team – available to all MHP providers - includes registered nurse (RN) care coordinators, certified pharmacy technicians, licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs) and clinical pharmacists. The team collaborates with our physicians and regional community partners, expanding our scope and ensuring that even our most rural patients are able to receive local and specialized assistance when they need it.
Mission Health Partners (MHP) currently serves approximately 90,000 patients in western North Carolina, with an overall goal of improving health outcomes and reducing costs. MHP utilizes a unique and innovative combination of data-driven initiatives and the implementation of an innovative care coordination model that focuses on social determinants of health – that is, the social and environmental factors that may have a significant influence on a patient's health outcomes.
Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.
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