Innovative Integrated Health| Bakersfield PACE for Seniors
WHO WE ARE:
Are you interested in working for an organization whose mission it is to enable frail, underserved, and multicultural senior communities to live independently at home and in their communities, for as long as possible?
Bakersfield Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is dedicated to providing its participants with comprehensive health and social supports that are proven to effectively manage chronic conditions and to reduce the risk for premature institutionalization. PACE staff are leaders in the “aging in place” industry and we have had the honor of serving Bakersfield seniors and their families/caregivers for the past five years.
The Community Health Advisor (CHA) is responsible for the delivery of health education, behavioral interventions, and PACE referral services information to frail and elderly Kern County seniors and/or their families/designated representatives.
Supports the PACE healthcare team through community outreach, enrollment assistance and education activities as assigned. Develops CHR and Promotora-curriculum with interactive and culturally competent materials. Participates in community health events and PACE sponsored events providing health education and behavioral interventions to community members. Participates in mandatory and ongoing training and skill-building activities to effectively achieve community outreach and program goals. Provides PACE referral and health resource information to community members and/or their families/caregivers at strategic locations within the community. Conducts preliminary enrollment screening interviews to determine eligibility for PACE program services. Represents Innovated Integrated Health as a participant in the Ventanilla De Salud program or other community health outreach events at the Mexican Consulate. Assists with the set-up of health education and PACE information booths. Responsible for reviewing annual Community Outreach calendar to ensure readiness and timely preparation. Submits promotional material requests and reports utilization figures to the Director of Business Development. CHAs may be required to work on weekends. Participates in monthly departmental meetings and other staff meetings as needed. Utilizes program curriculum, including interactive and culturally competent materials. Provides services in the in the preferred language of the organization’s target population, while also utilizing written and verbal language appropriate for the audience’s educational and literacy levels. Assists with recruitment of CHAs and Promotoras. Participates in performance evaluation process, collaborating with Director of Business Development to improve program and individual performance outcomes. Tracks and reports the outcomes of health education and behavioral interventions, including participation from target community members. Tracks and reports PACE referrals to the Director of Business Development; referral follow-up as needed. Adherence to CMS/DHCS regulatory requirements. Adheres to Innovated Integrated Health Policies and Procedures, including Outreach Program P&P’s. Performs duties following HIPAA patient confidentiality guidelines. Upholds the PACE Organization’s (PO) core values, consistently promoting a positive and collaborative work culture. Other duties as assigned.
- High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate.
Competitive Benefits and Salary:
- Desirable work schedule
- Health Insurance Coverage (Medical, Dental and Vision)
- Paid time off (including holidays, vacation and sick time)
- Competitive Salaries and bonuses
- Recruitment Referral Bonus Program
- On-site CPR classes
- Professional development opportunities
- Employee Recognition events and activities
- Please contact Human Resources for salary information
Business Hours: Monday – Friday / 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Job Type: Full-time
- High school or equivalent (Required)