Outreach Specialist

US-AZ-Glendale
Job ID
2017-2302
# of Openings
1
Category
Behavioral Health/Social Work
Program
Prevention
Weekly Hours
40

Overview

Terros Health. is a four-decade old, fully integrated community healthcare provider with over 30 clinics throughout the Phoenix metro area, including Tucson, Flagstaff and Prescott Arizona. As one of the state’s leading healthcare providers, Terros Health offers great work-life-balance and continued career progression. Each new full-time hire is eligible to participate in our employee benefit plan the 1st of the month following their date of hire.

Benefits include:

  • Medical insurance: PPO Health Reimbursement, HDHP Health Savings Account, and a traditional PPO
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental and orthodontics insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Paid life insurance
  • 401K with company matching (after 6 months of employment)
  • Employee assistance Program
    • Financial consultation and referrals
    • Family & caregiving resources and referrals
    • Legal consultations
  • Paid holidays
  • Generous paid time off/vacation time
  • Paid sick time
  • Tuition discounts through our strategic partnership

Responsibilities

This position provides outreach, in reach, educational and community engagement for the Turning The Tide (T3) program. The Outreach Specialist assists the Program coordinator and T3 Project Director in the development and deliverables of the project’s intervention to improve health outcomes ethnic minorities throughout Maricopa County as described contractually with the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and all other entities with which Terros has contracted.

                                                                                                               

  • Work as a team member with other personnel and collaborators to promote interventions to improve health outcomes related to SA, COD, HIV and hepatitis in ethnic minority communities.
  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of departments and programs that are affiliated with T3.
  • Conduct community recruitment throughout Maricopa County to educate residents, businesses and other stakeholders about T3.
  • Oversee design and production of marketing and education materials.
  • Act as initial point of contact for departments by responding to inquiries and requests or directing as appropriate.
  • Provide information regarding programs, courses, policies, and procedures to internal and external contacts.
  • Maintain inventory of office and instrumental supplies.
  • Attend training and meetings deemed necessary to perform goals and objectives of the program.
  • Assist in setting up plans and ensuring timelines are met.
  • Schedule appointments and meetings and assist in the development of program/meeting agendas, and meeting minutes.
  • Develop skills in the prevention of substance abuse, HIV, hepatitis other communicable diseases through study and training.
  • Search for updated referral information as needed for program participants needs.
  • Maintain logs and records of program activities in a timely and accurate manner including 1) Data entry into EHR 2) screening and locator forms, 3) GPRA evaluation forms; 4) outreach notes and logs, 5) outreach logs; 6) billing/services tickets, as well as create, maintain and update mailing and data base systems.
  • Maintain equipment, work areas, and vehicles.                                    
  • Attend staff meetings and provide input on T3 activities and provide alternative goals and objectives to increase effectiveness when appropriate.
  • Perform all duties in Spanish

Qualifications

  • 21 years of age or older
  • Bilingual in English-Spanish required.
  • High School Diploma or GED in combination with life/work experience working in the field of HIV and or Substance use/Mental Health field.
  • Valid Arizona Driver License in good standing.
  • Substantial driving to and from intervention sites.
  • Flexibility and ability to work evenings and weekends if the Director deems it necessary to achieve the objectives of the program.
  • Willing to work with all cultures and sub-cultures that comprise the population of Maricopa County in a non-judgmental and value clear manner.
  • Willingness to undergo additional training to meet the needs of T3 program.

Physical demands of this position 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.

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