Company: Clinicas del Camino Real
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Description Under the general supervision of the Outreach
Coordinator, Health Center Manager and oversight from the Director
of Health Education and Prevention Programs, the OutreachSpecialist
performs a variety of registration and financial screening
functions with the objective of determining eligibility for medical
care coverage under the terms of various private and public health
care and financial services assistance programs. This may include
programs such as Medicare, Medi-Cal, Covered California, Managed
Care Plans, private insurance and numerous other health plans and
programs. The Outreach Specialist will primarily work in the
community with specific target populations to promote Clinicas
services in agricultural fields, packing houses, food pantries, and
other community organizations, primarily focused on the farmworker
and migrant target population throughout Ventura County. The
Outreach Specialist interacts with a multi-cultural population of
diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, ages and levels of education.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Outreach Specialist is
responsible for performing the following duties: Researches and
verifies patient eligibility for different programs and insurance
Registers and interviews patients to obtain accurate and complete
demographic and financial information.
Informs patients about the availability of governmental funded and
Properly completes enrollment applications through electronic and
Provides case management services for individuals and families on
public and private health insurance programs.
Recruits new patients for CDCR and schedules appointments.
Conducts community presentations and health screenings.
Serves as an interpreter between provider and patient as
Conducts education at the appropriate level in a variety of areas
including but not limited to preventative care, prenatal care,
reproductive health, nutrition, chronic diseases, oral health and
Utilizes a variety of resources to provide education including
Department curricula, written educational materials, brochures,
posters, models and videos.
Conducts maternity tours at the contracted hospitals for prenatal
patients as needed.
Provides patient advocacy including assistance with community
referrals, disability & paid family leave forms, WIC, medication
assistance and other advocacy services aiding as a liaison to
connect patients to resources.
Promotes services via in-person, broadcast & social media as
Documents encounters using electronic health records, HED data base
and other applicable forms.
Will be required to both capture and provide information that is of
a sexual health nature which will involve family planning.
May assist patients with mental illness, substance abuse problems
and or/emotional disturbance.
Performs other duties as assigned including participation in all
safety programs, which may include assignment to an emergency
response team. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Ability to work individually
as well as in group settings with minimal supervision.
Work with people of different cultural, ethnic, and social-economic
backgrounds, particularly underserved populations and have a desire
to help others improve their health.
Must have dedication to team work and the ability to deliver
exceptional patient service.
Must have strong communication skills.
Possesses excellent computer skills and have basic knowledge of
computer programs (Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.).
Interacts in a professional manner and works collaboratively with
Clinicas staff and patients. Provides excellent customer service to
patients, vendors and employees.
Possess strong desire to improve the health and well-being of
target populations. Be a self-motivated, independent, innovative
thinker and a resourceful problem solver.
Must have a flexible work schedule and be available to work
weekends and evenings as requested.
Complete and maintain program certifications as assigned by
Must have reliable transportation to be used during working hours
for off-site appointments and outreach activities. Company
Description Clinicas del Camino Real, Inc. has been providing
quality primary and preventative health care services to the
residents of Ventura County since 1971. Starting as a "free clinic"
in Santa Paula, California, Clinicas del Camino Real, Inc. now
operates several health center locations within Ventura County.
One element that distinguishes Clinicas del Camino Real, Inc.
from the rest is the compassion with which we deliver our services
to the general and underserved population in our community. We are
proud to have a family of professional and caring individuals who
together comprise such a significant entity in the county of
Ventura. Ever since our first health center opened its doors over
forty years ago, we have continued to grow, improve and expand our
services. It certainly would not be possible to accomplish this
without the dedication, commitment and ownership that our workforce
takes over this prestigious health care organization. If you are
someone who wants to work for an organization that makes a
difference and have a desire to make an impact on the wellbeing of
our local community through your work, we encourage you to apply to
become part of our team!
Keywords: Clinicas del Camino Real, Ventura , Outreach Specialist, Other , Ventura, California
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