Job Summary: The Health Outreach Specialist acts under the direction, guidance and supervision of the Health Outreach Manager. This position is responsible for completing basic health assessments, referrals and follow ups to migrant, H2A, seasonal, and retired farmworkers. Additionally, outreach activities, case management, and health education are core expectations of this position. This position requires working as a team, assisting with interns, students, and/or temporary Outreach Workers during peak season. The position requires flexible hours (evenings and weekends), as valid NC driver's license, car insurance, an acceptable driving record, and reliable transportation.
Education: Minimum requirement is high school diploma, preferred associate or bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and/or equivalent training and/or experience.
Current/valid License: Driver's License
Experience: Public health outreach preferred.
Language: Bilingual English/Spanish required
Patient Population Served:
Ethnically and racially diverse population across the life cycle.
Physical Demands/ Working Conditions:
Requires frequent sitting for long periods, operation of standard office machines and computer. May require lifting of up to 25 pounds. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Requires use of office equipment, such as computer terminals, telephones or copiers. Requires normal vision range.
Work is performed in an office environment and in the community. Community outreach is typically done outside, so much be able to withstand all outside climate variables (e.g. heat, farmland, etc). Must be able to routinely work in the evenings (typically after 6pm) and on weekends occasionally, as necessary.
Contact with staff and external clients and vendors. This position requires considerable driving to remote locations. A valid driver's license and proof of insurance is required for this position. Is expected to drive a company vehicle to transport patients as needed, so must maintain an acceptable driving record.