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CPSPW California Perinatal Service Program Worker 

Category Clinical  

Job Summary: The CPSW has a thorough knowledge of basic Medical and Perinatal terminology, symptoms and procedures. He/she will have experience working with a multi-disciplinary team, good communications and interviewing skills. The CPSW will also be able to accept and work with people who have a diverse range of literacy and verbal skills. He/she will be sensitive to various family compositions and possess the ability to work under stress (i.e. with a high case load (14+ patients per day) and with individuals in crisis).

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Conducts health education and case management for CSVS obstetric patients per policy guidelines (Calif State CPSP Program and CSVS Protocols)
  • Conducts CPSP orientation, initial assessments (nutrition, health education and psycho-social), trimester reassessments and postpartum assessments.
  • Provides patient education on prenatal care, baby care and safety, family planning and labor and delivery.
  • Completes all referrals and forms as required (WIC, Mental Health, Dental etc.).
  • Develops an individual care plan for each patient.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation of each patient visit in the electronic medical record including the time spent, educational materials, patient handouts and audio-visual materials viewed.
  • Schedules patient appointments. A minimum of 14 patient visits per day.
  • Measures height, weight, and blood pressure at each visit documenting on the correct grid for each patient. He/she will report any abnormal values immediately to the provider of record.
  • Orders correct laboratory tests and studies in a timely manner per CSVS Protocols. Abnormal results are reported to the provider the day of receipt.
  • May draw blood for special analyses when indicated.
  • Orders special test during as required.
  • Revises the patients care plan at least quarterly. The plan will include patient concern/request and a CPSW/provider identified concern.
  • Request additional Medical visits for High Risk visits.
  • Alerts the provider when the allowable visits (10) are being used rapidly. Offers CPSP hours with education (8min min.) as an alternative.
  • Answers patient's questions and concerns within scope of practice.
  • Files lab and ultrasound reports as needed. Checks the Roseta Tank for missing reports or information.
  • Orders health education materials from approved resources when needed.
  • Provides feeding information on risk/benefits for breastfeeding, community resources for support and referrals at any time throughout the pregnancy/postpartum period.
  • Organizes and maintains the CPSP office. Only approved materials may be posted on the walls.
  • Discourages the purchase of breast feeding accessories (inc. pumps) unless approved by the provider or Lactation Consultant. Will refer vendors to the PSM/Administration office.
  • Does not endorse any specific product for purchase unless approved by CSVS.
  • All patients charting is completed daily.
  • Maintains UDS documentation daily and infant tracking system.
  • Makes outside referrals as necessary.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
  • Review all patient charts with the primary provider at a minimum of once a quarter for routine patients. High risk patients monthly or on a as needed basis.

Service Emphasis - Commits to strive for service excellence in all functions every day.

Policies and Procedures

  • Learns new procedures and accepts new assignments within time frames agreed upon by the employee and supervisor.
  • Maintains awareness of changes in policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Attends meetings as required.
  • Complies with clinic safety, infection/exposure control policies and confidentially
  • Maintains vaccinations for MMR, Tdap, Flu and annual TB testing.
  • Assists patients without prejudice or bias.
  • Complies with all policy and procedures as outlines in the Calif St CPSP program and CSVS manuals.
  • Complies with all laws and regulations in the delivery of healthcare and interactions and the administration.

Problem Solving

  • Recognizes and aids in resolving problems in treatment procedures.
  • Coordinates efforts of work effectively with others in a productive way to improve patient care.


  • Demonstrates good judgement in handling situations not covered by written or verbal instructions.
  • Adapts to changes or unusual circumstances minimizing disruptions and enhances cooperation.
  • Follows written and verbal instructions from supervisors.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills by conveying information accurately, listening effectively and asking for clarification when needed.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administration staff, funding sources, patients and the community.


  • Mission Integration: Understands the mission, vision, values, and guiding principles of the organization.
  • Organizational Commitment: Aligns own behavior with the values, needs and priorities of the organization.
  • Has a genuine desire to help others. Derives satisfaction from serving others. Able to aid patients in identifying obstacles and overcoming them.
  • Initiative to do more that is required in a job. Express self confidence in stating opinions and make decisions when needed.
  • Values and seeks opportunities to learn. Stays up to date in perinatal/infant care.
  • Ability to meet patient case load, chart documentation and increase patient case load.
  • Problem -Solving Effectiveness: uses data and analytical thinking to identify problems and develop solutions.
  • Meet all compliance program standards (EOC, Health etc.)
  • Renew CPSP training every 3 to 5 years. Complete any program updates as needed.

Position Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • CPR/BLS certification
  • Medical Assistant Certificate and/or National/State Medical Assistant certification
  • Language Required: Bilingual Spanish and English
  • Work Experience: One year medical office experience in Obstetrics

One year in Birth Control a plus

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Position CPSPW California Perinatal Service Program Worker  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Hiring Manager(s) Victoria Sinnhuber  
Open Date 1/16/2020  
Location CSVS - Castroville  
About the Organization Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas is dedicated to providing quality comprehensive health care to men, women and children with an emphasis on farm worker families and the agricultural community.

We will expand access to our services and increase our patient base by providing excellent care, by addressing our patients¹ needs, by maintaining a sliding fee scale and by establishing clinics and delivering services in areas with the most need.

Through efficient resource management and aggressive efforts to seek outside funding, we are committed to maintaining financial stability so that our patients and employees benefit from our success. We will recruit personnel who promote and advocate the goals and philosophies of CSVS. We will never forget that our patients¹ health is the most important objective of our system.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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