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Community Outreach Worker – Arkansas Valley

Community Outreach Worker – Arkansas Valley

About The Position
Recruitment Clinics

General Information:

  • Clinic: La Junta Clinic, Las Animas Clinic, Rocky Ford Clinic
  • Job Region: Arkansas Valley
  • City: La Junta, Las Animas, Rocky Ford
  • Positions Available: 1 
  • Job Classification: Full Time
  • Hours per Week: 40 
  • Maximum Pay: Pay based on experience
  • Pay Unit: Hourly

Job Description:

Full-time position available in our Arkansas Valley Region. The primary responsibility of the position is to increase the level of utilization of clinic services and human service resources and to provide substance abuse education through outreach to the general community with special consideration for the agricultural worker patient population. Responsibilities include scheduling outreach activities, screenings, home visits, health fairs, and community education events, assisting with the facilitation of clinic appointments and service delivery, prioritizing patients’ needs, and developing collaborative agreements with other human services organizations to enhance the delivery of whole person care while working to eliminate access barriers and maintaining organizational performance standards.  Candidate must foster a culture of patient and family centered care, service, quality and safety excellence, while improving patient experience, employee experience and community relations.

Experience Needed:

Qualified applicant will have 2 years prior office experience and required bilingual skills with the ability to communicate in both oral and written form. Preferred candidate will have experience working in a medical setting or with underserved populations. CAC Level 1 certification required. Must have the ability to work a flexible work schedule, including some evenings and weekends, throughout the region.

Requirements & Conditions: 

  • Minimum Education Requirements: High School Diploma or Equivalent 
  • Paid Sick Days/Year: 12 
  • Paid Vacation Days/Year: 10 
  • Paid Holidays/Year: 7 
  • Health Insurance Available: Yes 
  • Drug Test Required: Yes 

Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or anyother status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Employee Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applications can also be submitted to: 

Attention: Human Resources

128 Market Street
Alamosa, CO 81101

Fax: 719.587.1525

E-mail:  hr@vwhs.org  .