LifeLong Medical Care

  • Community Health Worker - Behavioral - School Based

    Job Locations US-CA-Oakland
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/18/2018 1:13 AM)
    ID
    2018-1859
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Healthcare
  • Overview

    Do you have excellent customer service skills and love helping people? Come join LifeLong Medical Care and support quality healthcare in the community. We are looking for a School Based Community Health Worker (CHW) - Behavioral in Oakland. This is a full time, grant-funded, benefited role, for 46 weeks a year, for two yearsThe behavioral health focused, CHW will provide group behavioral health services in a school-based clinic setting. LifeLong uses multidisciplinary, integrative team-based care to provide the most efficient and effective care to our patients. 

     

    LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have 16 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education, home visits, and much, much more. LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Benefits

    We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision (including dependent and domestic partner coverage), generous leave benefits including nine paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan.

    Responsibilities

    Provides group behavioral health services to middle and high school students in Alameda County.

     

    • Facilitate groups.
    • Connects clients and families to other school-based services and community partners when needed. Makes referrals to outside social services agencies as needed.
    • Maintains client records necessary for clinic reporting, billing and quality improvement.
    • Consults with behavioral health team and/or additional school-based clinicians on client care when appropriate. 

     

    Participates as a member of the site clinical services team.

     

    • Attends staff clinical team meetings
    • Collaborates professionally with interdisciplinary team members and partners including dental, medical and behavioral health providers, health educators, medical assistants, health fellows and school district staff members.
    • Acts as an advocate for the client and liaison with outside agencies.
    • Participates in agency and/or grant driven directives and outcomes.

     

    Actively Participates participates in the culture and climate work group of the school campus.

     

    • Collaborate with work group on existing and future efforts.
    • Offer trauma informed consults to faculty and staff at school site.
    • Facilitate professional development trainings with faculty and staff at school site.

                                                                                                                                                                                             

    Qualifications

    • Experience with School-Based Health Care/adolescent health,
    • Experience with an EHR systems (NextGen preferred, not required).
    • Bilingual English/Spanish (Preferred, but not required).
    • Cultural competence in working with a diverse patient population in a community based organization, including trauma informed care.
    • Have flexibility in meeting clients’ needs.
    • Basic knowledge base in mental health and psychosocial issues particular to clinic’s client population.
    • Working knowledge of community health problems including social and economic factors relating to health.
    • Experience with group modalities, staff education and training.
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills.

    Required Education and Experience    

    • Bachelor’s Degree in health education or related field.
    • Minimum of one year of experience in a community clinic or medical office setting.
    • Proficient in Microsoft office suite

    Benefits

    • Compensation $19-21/hr DOE (46-week contract).
    • Additional resources include Concern: EAP (Employee Assistance Program), Legion and Ticketsatwork.

     

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