Farmworker Health Outreach Manager (Spanish required)
Piedmont Health Services
Prospect Hill, NC
JOB SUMMARY: The program manager will oversee and manage integration of health center operations with activities of outreach staff, students/nurses, residents and volunteers working in the farmworker camps/community and clinic settings. This position involves extensive outreach activities outside the clinic setting for approximately 6 months of the year working with migrant, seasonal, and retired farmworkers and their dependents. The program manager structures outreach services to smoothly interface with health center/clinic activities. The program manager is responsible for planning, managing, implementing all outreach activities, and special projects. The position requires flexible hours (evenings and weekends), as valid NC driver’s license, car insurance, an acceptable driving record, and reliable transportation. More info and to apply
Lead Farmworker Health Outreach Specialist (Spanish required)
Piedmont Health Services
JOB SUMMARY: The Lead Farmworker Health Outreach Specialist acts under the direction, guidance, and supervision of the Farmworker Health Outreach Manager. This position is responsible for the management and completion of basic health assessments, referrals and follow ups to migrant, H2A, seasonal, and retired farmworkers. Additionally, planning and conducting outreach activities, case management, and health education are core expectations of this position. This position requires working independently, with minimal supervision, as an extension of the Farmworker Health Program at the Moncure Health Clinic site. The Lead Outreach Specialist will mentor, train, and provide onsite supervision of interns, students, and/or temporary Outreach Workers as necessary. The position requires flexible hours (evenings and some weekends), a valid NC driver’s license, car insurance, an acceptable driving record, and reliable transportation. More info and to apply
Farmworker Health Outreach Worker (Spanish required)
Compensation: $33,280.00 ($16.00/hr)
Benefits: Health/Dental/Vision; Paid Time Off; 401K
Organization Description: Manos Unidas serves the migrant and seasonal farmworker population through health outreach, case management, enabling services and health education. Our goal is to improve the health of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families.
Position Description: The Outreach Worker provides health outreach to migrant camps and seasonal family homes. During these visits, the Outreach Worker completes home visits, health education and care coordination.
- Work under the supervision of the Director
- Worker under the guidance of the Lead Outreach Worker
- Coordinate home visits to seasonal family homes
- Complete health assessments, provide health education and check blood pressure during outreach visits
- Demonstrate knowledge of priority health topics including but not limited to Pesticide Safety, Heat Stress, HIV, DWI, 911, and Nutrition
- Provide care coordination services such as initial assessment, referral, tracking, and follow-up
- Provide interpretation during dental days in Lumberton.
- Provide interpretation as need for specialty care appointments.
- Document all farmworker encounters on appropriate forms with detailed notes and enter into FHASES database
- Attend mobile clinic events as requested
- Develop and create programs, classes or events based on farmworker population needs and with the approval of Program Director
- Advocate for farmworkers and their families within the community; Attend community awareness events and promote donations drives.
Qualifications: Candidates should possess the following:
- Bilingual Spanish/English
- Minimum High School Diploma with relevant experience. Associate or Bachelor degree is a plus.
- Cultural competency with Hispanic/Latino populations including indigenous populations from Mexico and Central America.
- Interested in new initiatives
- Ability to work independently as well as with an outreach worker
- Ability to multitask and take on various projects
- Eagerness to contribute to program’s growth and success
- Willingness to work late nights and occasionally on weekends
- Willingness to work in difficult working environments including overcrowded, substandard housing, and adverse weather conditions.
- Current valid driver’s license
- Reliable Transportation
- Knowledge of indigenous languages such as Mixteco is a plus
- Preference is given to those from farmworker families
To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Natalie Hyatt at email@example.com
Application deadline: March 24, 2019