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Bilingual Mobile Health Services Coordinator

ICS/MHU
Status: 
Full Time
Department: 
ICS/MHU
Location: 
ICS/MHU
Hours: 
8am-5pm
Union: 
Non-Union
Grant or HJAHC: 
Grant
Description: 

MAJOR FUNCTION:
The Coordinator will coordinate the day-to-day activities of HJAHC’s latest site the Mobile Health Unit (MHU), which is a clinic on wheels. The selected candidate will implement and assist with development of programs and services on the unit.
Essential responsibilities:
Under general supervision, the selected candidate's responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Drive mobile unit to and from events and various locations around Mercer County
Maintain accurate records such as daily vehicle trip log, van inventory and sign-in sheets to ensure proper tracking and data collection;
Maintain mobile unit; must keep van’s interior and exterior clean, neat and organized at all times;
Report any mechanical problems with the van; updating Unit Director on repairs needed and replacement of supplies
Prepare vehicle reports
Conduct and participate in community events, in conjunction with other team members, alone or in coordination with internal and external partners in various settings to bring medical services to the greater Trenton community.
Conduct outreach to promote services offered on the MHU, coordinate with appropriate Agency, community-based staff, and host sites for maximum delivery of services
Perform various other support tasks for the Department when not in the field
Stock Unit with pertinent materials at all times and in advance of scheduled events
Registration of patients at ICS/MHU sites as needed
With appropriate HIPPA training and patient consent, communicates with family members and significant others as indicated.
Identify beneficial local resources and keeping track of patients referrals and assisting with keeping appointments.
Promotes the program within the Health Center, at other health care organizations that feed and draw from the Health Center.
Assists in the collection of Program data.
Set up and break down of outreach exhibits, materials and equipment prior to and after an event
Must be willing and available to work evenings and weekends as needed.
EDUCATION:
 
1.          A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
2.          High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
3.          Education and/or experience, which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.
4.          Must hold current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate.
PREREQUISITES FOR THE JOB:
Experience with driving a Van is preferred
 
Must hold and maintain a NJ valid Driver’s License in good standing. CDL is preferred but not required
Possess good driving knowledge of Mercer County.
Strong customer service and interpersonal skills which allow effective direct communications with the general public, agency staff, City officials and external parties with which the office relates.
Possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high volume environment.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Detail-oriented with outstanding organizational skills.
Computer literate with Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
 
Skill in the application of modern office techniques and practices and the use and care of office machines and equipment. Working knowledge of common software packages necessary to perform the functions of the position.
 
Bilingual Required (English/Spanish)
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos. Ability to write correspondence; effectively present information in one -on –one and small groups to clients and other employees of the organization.
 
Ability to review and abstract data from patient records.
 
Works with the on-site team to identify needed non -clinical supplies and ensure requests are made and approved for purchase.  
Perform other duties as requested by Unit Manager/ Supervisor/ Director
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Ability to work well with others and to assist the public cooperatively and courteously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Possesses strong interpersonal communication skills; is outgoing, very sensitive and aware of needs of vulnerable populations.
  • Demonstrates consistent effort to maintain sound working relationships with staff.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and cooperation in relation to workplace staffing needs; rotating on an emergent basis and providing assistance, as needed.
  • Consistently utilizes appropriate lines of authority, as needed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk or hear; is frequently required to stand which can be for long periods of time, walk and stoop, kneel or crouch.
The employee must regularly lift and/ or move up to ten (10) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty- five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.