Job Description

Extended Job Title
Outreach Worker

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
This position will serve as primary contacts for medically needy patients. Responsibilities include processing provider claims, using computer system to record and report patient information, patient case finding, financial screening, program enrollment facilitation, non-medical counseling, case tracking, and preparing all necessary case documentation. Persons in this position will serve as program spokespeople and representatives to participating health care providers, local communities and local health agencies; therefore, this position requires a positive and professional attitude when working with patients, community leaders, and local health agency and state agency care workers. Persons in this position will be expected to travel between local health-agencies in the fulfillment of their duties and may be asked to make occasional home visits. Work is performed in usual clinic conditions; requires a high degree of contact with patients and families, clinic staff and outside support agencies. Travel and ability to respond to needs during off- duty hours may be required in unusual situations.

Requisition ID
17264BR

Optional Attachments
Transcript, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Implements cancer
prevention education
programs while adhering
strictly to protocol in clinic,
community and health fair
settings.
* Identifies participant
personal and environmental
barriers and assists
participants and their
families in identifying
solutions to the barriers.
* Becomes familiar with all
training materials and
resources that will be
utilized in the
implementation of the
program.
* Works in close collaboration
with and communicates
well with project team,
other health care personnel
and all collaborating
partners in implementing
the Program.
* Seeks out new community
sites and maintains
excellent rapport and
communication with all
sites, adhering to their
policies and procedures.
* Completes all necessary
paperwork, including
consent forms and study
related materials such as
patient surveys. Maintains
adequate records of all
participant encounters as
per protocol.
* Assists in maintaining
adequate follow-up with
participants. Works closely
with program director or
supervisor.
* Performs other tasks and
duties assigned by the
supervisor within the
policies of the department
and TTUHSC in order to
meet the goals and
objectives of the program
and the department.

Grant Funded?
Yes

Minimum Hire Rate
11.50

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Certified Community Health
Worker, having undergone
the Community Health
Education Specialist
Training.
* Ability to communicate in
both English and Spanish is
an essential part of this job
to ensure effective
communication with all
program participants.

Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Family Medicine Elp Genl

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Clerical/Secretarial

Shift
Day

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.



Required Qualifications
+Education:+ A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent. +Experience:+ At least three years experience in a business office environment. Higher education may substitute on a year for year basis.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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