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Chronic Care Trainee - Asthma Home Visitor

Job Description:
Recruits potential clients to the asthma, diabetes, and Prescription Assistance program by explaining the benefits of the program.
Provides home/office education to low-risk clients so they may modify their environment and better understand how to self-manage their chronic disease (asthma, diabetes, eczema, and allergic Rhinitis).
Charts client home visit notes via Epic system (electronic charting system).
Works with medical providers and agencies to obtain required application documents (scripts, signatures, etc.
) for applications.
Submits completed applications and follows-up with agency or patient.
Provides clients and patients of YVFWC with the needed educational information related to social service agencies available in the YVFWC service area.
Receives and responds to referrals from health care providers (clinic medical staff and school nurses).
Qualifications Education: High School Diploma/GED, Associates Degree preferred.

Experience:
1-2 years previous work experience helpful, preferably applicable to the specified program service area.
Experience with multi-cultural and multilingual communities preferred.
Must have a desire to pursue a career in the health professions.
Must be 18 years or older.
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Current Washington State driver's license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage and must pass a criminal history background investigation (no felony convictions or DWI during the past ten years) Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Bilingual English/Spanish with competency in both oral and written skills required, demonstrates ability to communicate at level 9 on the ALTA language proficiency scale.
Strong writing, computer and communication skills.
Ability to work both as part of a team and individually in a fast paced work environment.
Able to maintain confidentiality.
Respect and interest in working with in medically underserved communities.
Strong commitment to service and able to work with diverse populations.
Ability to lead and teach by example.
About YVFWC We serve more than 149,000 across 24 medical clinics, 12 dental clinics, 8 pharmacies, and 59 program sites in two states.
We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).
With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.
Working at YVFWC Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice.
It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.
At Farm Workers Clinic: We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
We will let joy in.
We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
Our mission celebrates diversity.
We are committed to equal opportunity employment.


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