- Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related area preferred.
- Certification in Community Health Work is a bonus.
- At least two years of experience providing home/community outreach to the maternal and child health population in Baltimore City.
- Demonstrated knowledge in the following areas: Community Outreach and Medicaid System Navigation.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with HealthChoice Medicaid recipients and Managed Care Organizations.
- Bilingual in Spanish is a bonus
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
- Strong computer literacy skills, specifically with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint (365).
- Organizational skills with the ability to meet a demanding workload.
- Excellent oral and written interpersonal and communication skills required.
- Organizational and Problem-solving skills
- Proven ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines.
- Strong knowledge of community resources
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve project success in outreaching clients identified for care coordination.
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 talk, hear and respond to customers and employees. The employee frequently is required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to walk 3 blocks or more and sit for prolonged periods of time. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
SAFETY & HEALTH RESPONSIBILITIES
HCAM is committed to providing and maintaining a safe, secure and healthy work environment for all employees, clients served, volunteers and visitors. As part of this commitment, HCAM has developed safety, security and occupational health policies, practices, and standards.
With this understanding, all employees are required to: Adhere to all local, state and federal safety and environmental codes, ordinances, standards and laws; adhere to all HCAM and local safety plans, policies, practices and standards; be aware of and follow all safety rules of your work site; report any unsafe conditions or accidents to your supervisor; practice standard precautions (formerly universal precautions) at all times, and; participate in mandatory or available safety training.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to both indoor and outdoor conditions. The employee will be subject to noise.
Our Culture – Health Care Access Maryland
HCAM is dedicated to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in our commitment to support our employees and the Marylanders we serve.
HCAM's DEI Vision Statement: “To be regarded as a leader in equitable access to health care through policy and practices, and a workplace whose culture promotes diversity, values its team, and fosters inclusion.”
Effective November 15th, 2021, all HCAM employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within 45 days of the start of employment, in accordance with the HCAM Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy. If you are already vaccinated, please submit a copy of your vaccination card to human resources prior to your start date and this will be uploaded into your permanent Paycom file. You may request a medical or religious exemption and if approved, will be required to weekly test indefinitely unless your vaccination status changes. If you wish to request a medical or religious exemption, please request an exemption form from HR. This form is due to be completed and approved within 14 days of the start of employment.