Outreach case worker-Migrant Health

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers

About the organization

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers(SJFMC) provides and promote effective, culturally proficient, high-quality primary and preventative health, behavioral health and dental care services for residents and migrant/seasonal workers of Southern New Jersey.

Duties

Manage cases of migrant and seasonal farmworker patients who need additional care including specialist appointments, diagnostic appointments, and Charity Care appointments.
Receive information and communicate with doctors on patient’s status and make necessary appointments and/or follow up with that patient.
Advocate and negotiate for patients to obtain services that fit the needs of that patient.
Serve as a liaison between the specialist providers and the migrant and seasonal farmworker.
Organize to ensure clients get the services they need in a timely fashion.
Provide health education information for patients based on their medical condition.
Make periodic phone calls to patient to follow up.
Maintain positive relationships with referring community resources/ health facilities and provides appropriate referral to health center and other community resources.
Interpret for doctor/dental visits for patients.
Answer phone calls and make appointments for Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers.
Provide or arrange transportation as needed to/for farmworkers needing assistance getting to community organizations and health center.
Embody the highest standards of professional thinking, bearing, conduct and appearance.
Perform other tasks as assigned by Manager or Coordinator.

Qualifications

Position Requirements:
Bi-Lingual in Spanish or Creole
High school diploma or equivalent
Experience in case management and outreach
Ability to convey compassion and empathy for patients
Critical thinking skills to analyze and solve problems
Strong computer skills
Familiarity with the community and farms within the service area highly desired
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with focus on customer service
Valid driver’s license with good driving record

Salary

hourly

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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