Job Description

Essential Job Duties:

  • Develops new community health outreach opportunities and services to strengthen the program.
  • Supervises Community Health Program and Ventanilla de Salud staff, to include hiring, training, evaluating, and conducting disciplinary actions and other personnel actions as required.
  • Ensures that Community Health Program staff maintain consistent encounters with special needs populations.
  • Facilitates program growth and expansion by working closely with community members, government agencies, and internal leadership team.
  • Conducts inter-departmental Continuous Quality Improvement meetings.
  • Conducts and participates in regular department staff meetings as well as regional, state and local meetings that align with program goals.
  • Conducts regular trainings and in-services in order to develop core competencies for Community Health Workers.
  • Manages, reviews and updates Community Health Program and related policies and procedures.
  • Assists Community Health Program staff to provide basic health checks, educational services and referrals.

Required Education, Experience, Certificates & Licenses:

  • Degree from an accredited nursing program.
  • Registered Nurse with current Arizona State Nursing License.
  • Supervisory or other leadership experience preferred.
  • Experience in community or public health preferred.
  • Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the necessary skills and sensitivity.
  • Must maintain current CPR training certification.
  • Must be 21 years of age and possess a current Arizona driver's license to qualify for coverage under company insurance. Proof of Insurance may be required if requesting mileage reimbursement.
  • Must complete and receive certification for Pesticide Handler and Worker Safety Training.

Required Language Skills:

  • Ability to comprehend and compose instructions, correspondence and communications in English in both oral and written format.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to clients, internal providers and staff and other agency staff working in cooperation with the organization.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to frequently exert enough force to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to traverse short distances indoors and outdoors between work sites.
  • Possesses hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to constantly operate computer, telephone, and other office machinery.
  • Possesses close visual acuity necessary to accurately record and view information on a computer monitor, handwritten and typed documents.
  • Ability to discern the nature of sounds at a normal spoken volume.
  • Possesses hand-eye coordination and visual acuity necessary to frequently operate a motor vehicle in normal and adverse weather conditions.
  • Possesses range of body motion and ability to exert enough force to assist in moving and lifting patients.

 

Other Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform medical math that may include the use of ratio/proportion, dosage calculation, metric and household equivalents, roman numerals, abbreviations, and general math including percentages, etc.
  • Ability to draw and interpret graphs.
  • Ability to skillfully gather and analyze data.
  • Ability to perform a variety of assignments and make decisions requiring considerable independent judgment.
  • Displays high level of critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Displays sound and accurate judgment and ability to make timely decisions.
  • Knowledge of health plans and community health centers preferred.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and Corporate Compliance rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of Human Resources policies and procedures and Employee Handbook.
  • Maintains a current understanding of CCHCI operations and procedures.
  • Computer literacy required with proficiency in use of all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledge of Electronic Health Records preferred.
  • Knowledge and ability to work with special needs populations.
  • Ability to employ motivational techniques to train, mentor and lead staff.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to build effective teams.