Community Liaison Wrkr Lvl ll (New Site - Broadway) - 60237

Full Time | New York City, NEW YORK | about 2 months

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Full Time

$127,000 Average salary of similar jobs | Check Salary...

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About NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals | Gotham Health East New York Diagnostic and Treatment Center focuses its efforts on forming links within its Central Brooklyn neighborhood so that as many members of the community as possible learn about its services and how to access them. Its list of medical services is exhaustive, and includes adult medicine, dental services, electrocardiogram (EKG), Geriatrics, Prenatal Care Assistance Program (PCAP), mammography, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, radiology, Women Infant and Child (WIC) program, HIV/AIDS services, substance abuse and pharmacy.



Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The community Liaison Worker Level II serves as an Outreach worker to identify hard to reach, vulnerable and underserved populations. He/ she will develop and implement community ty outreach activities to ensure that individuals are promptly connected to primary care and other medical services at Gotham sites and off-sites, otherwise known as, Community Health Centers. The Community Liaison Worker also serve as a liaison between the community local organizations and Gotham Health sites and facilities. The community ty Health Worker will be responsible for connecting prospective patients with multiple disciplines across the continuum of health services offered by Gotham. Health and its community partners 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinates and schedules newly established patient's appointments across the continuum of care for Gotham Health.
  • Provides reminder calls and follow-ups of said patients as needed.
  • Conducts insurance eligibility and assists patients in completing necessary insurance forms through the NYS Marketplace.
  • Links Gotham patients with community based services through local organizations.
  • Identifies health care services for patients enrolled in care management programs.
  • Engage and empowers patients participate in treatment plan development.
  • Collaborates with community based partners to ensure coordination of clinical and community based services.
  • Coordinates and conducts workshops on health and other services in collaboration with other community based organizations.
  • Assists in data collection through community assessment surveys and partnerships.
  • Assists patients with barriers that prevent their ability to enroll in health insurance and health care services.
  • Develops and participates in marketing activities for all sites.
  • Recruits new patients for all Gotham Health Centers and sites by attending community events, local meetings and partnerships.
  • Creates linkage agreements with community based organizations, schools and neighboring agencies for the process of referring new patients to Gotham Health sites.
  • Flexible nights and weekends to accommodate outreach events


Minimum Qualifications

For Appointment to Level I
1. One year of full-time experience in a government agency or community organization in providing community services to the public or in assisting members of the community in obtaining community services; or
2. Completion of an approved six month training program of combined classroom training and on-the-job experience in community liaison work, plus six months of full-time experience as described in 1 above.
For Appointment to Level II
In addition to meeting the qualification requirements of Assignment Level I, appointment to Level II requires:
1. Two additional years of full-time experience in counseling, community work or community health activities in a government agency or community organization engaged in providing community services to the public, assisting members of the community in obtaining community services or maintaining liaison with schools, community organizations or other government agencies for the purpose of providing assistance and obtaining participation and support for implementation of community or public service programs; or
2. Education and/or experience equivalent to 1 above. Study at an accredited college in sociology, psychology or other behavioral science may be substituted on the basis of 30 semester credits for each year of the experience described above. However, all persons must have at least one year of the full-time experience described above.
For Appointment to Level III
In addition to meeting the qualification requirements of Assignment Level II, appointment to Level III requires:
1. One additional year of full-time experience as described in 1 above.
For Appointment to Level IV
In addition to meeting the qualification requirements for Assignment Level III, appointment to Level IV requires:
1. One additional year of full-time experience
.



How To Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply online at EMPLOYMENT.NYCHHC.ORG by clicking the “Apply Now” button.



Vacancy Control Board Number

VCB #: 07172020-0096


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