The University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Nursing is seeking a
part-time Community Outreach Worker I. Under direct supervision, this position participates as a member of an inter-professional team that engages with individuals, families, and communities to provide basic community outreach services on the Wellmobile, that align with the clinic's strategic plan and overall mission.
The Governor's Wellmobile Program is a mobile health care cli nic that travels 1 day a week from Baltimore to four sites in Prince George's County providing services. The Wellmobile also serves as a training site for the University of Maryland School of Nursing for expanding student learning opportunities in caring for under served populations.
At the University of Maryland, Baltimore, we are driven by our seven core values, philosophy, and daily business and education practices of our University.
Provides general information to individuals and families on program objectives and services; eligibility requirement and benefits; confidentiality of information etc.
Functions as a member of the inter-professional team providing interpreter and medical assistant duties in the clinic.
Performs outreach functions in the clinic, supporting clinic flow and patient care.
Works collaboratively with the nurse care manager, nurse practitioner, and/or other health professionals to develop, evaluate, and distribute materials and methods designed to meet the unique and diverse educational needs of the Wellmobile community.
Serves as a liaison between the client and community resources.
Schedules clients for appointments with health care providers, reminds them of pending appointments, and contacts them to inquire into reasons for missed appointments.
Assists with client retention by following up on all contacts for continued progress assessment, and locating those clients who have moved or lost contact with the program.
Assists with the facilitation of the clinic process by greeting clients and making sure that they are registered to be seen. Performs interpretation between patient and health care providers as needed.
Participates in staff meetings. Reports on community outreach activities including problems and concerns.
Prepares written reports and maintains records of outreach contacts and activities.
Updates information in the database from various data forms collected.
Builds and maintains reliable and effective working relationships with all members of the community.
Other related duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED
Fluency in Spanish (spoken and written).
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to interact with the public, health care providers, community organizations, and social service agencies.
Proficiency in the operation of computer applications.
Ability to write reports and maintain records.
Ability to perform extensive standing and walking.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and tact.
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff - n03dvu
Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Nursing - Strategic Partnerships & Initiatives
Job Posting: Sep 27, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 134982
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.