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Comprehensive Prenatal Health Worker (CPHW) - FT 

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Salud Para La Gente (SALUD) provides high quality, comprehensive and cost-effective healthcare to underserved low-income communities in the Monterey Bay area, including Santa Cruz County and North Monterey County. We began in Watsonville 1978 as a storefront “free clinic,” and with the ever growing need for health services, in 1992 became a federally qualified community health center (FQHC). Today we are a primary health care network with 11 clinic sites and over 400 employees and continue to provide high quality services to patients of all ages.

SALUD offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a collaborative culture that values excellence, achievement, innovation and compassion.

We are seeking an experienced, well organized Comprehensive Prenatal Health Worker (CPHW) to coordinate and deliver patients’ education and access to specialty care providers and services for their prenatal needs. Completes health education, nutrition and psychosocial assessments and delivers health education, nutrition and other educational instructional services to the prenatal patient population.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Orients patients to Salud’s Prenatal Program services provided, OB health team, and different types of appointments, locations, and emergency services. Provides health education information in both direct individualized sessions or in group settings.
  • Completes patient assessments, develops individualized care plans for pregnant women and implements interventions and follow-up services in the areas of: Prenatal, Postpartum, Parenting and Newborn Care, Nutrition, Psychosocial and Health Education.
  • Conducts pregnancy tests and provides patients with information regarding all pregnancy options and requirements for Medi-Cal.
  • Acts as a community service liaison and provides community resources and referrals to outside organizations such as WIC, Dental Care, Genetic Screening, Family Planning and Well-Child Care.
  • Assists with individual care coordination and case management.
  • Coordinates with licensed staff such as MD, NP, PA and midwife in dispensing Prenatal Vitamins and ordering prenatal labs.
  • Assists with and orients patients to WIC and Disability programs and forms.
  • Orients patients to CPSP services available throughout their pregnancy. Delivers patient care at all of Salud’s OB clinics; assists with hospital tours and registration; and makes hospital rounds on Maternity Floor.
  • Ensures a productive work environment and achievement of goals through strategies and practices in line with the CARE fundamentals of communication.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will embrace our mission to provide high quality health care to patients of all ages, possess excellent communication and problem solving skills, and be familiar with medical terminology and community health care resources.

 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • At least one year of full time paid practical experience in providing perinatal care. “Perinatal Care” includes care provided before, during and up to 60 days following delivery. This candidate would be someone who has provided health information, instruction, counseling or education to women during the perinatal period.
  • CPSP Certificate or acquire within 3 months
  • Six to twelve months experience in CPSP preferred
  • Experience in care coordination and case management
  • Current CPR certification
  • Fluent in all aspects of the English and Spanish languages.
  • Valid California’ driver’s license and current vehicle insurance

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Standing, walking, sitting, typing, reaching, bending, moving and/or lifting up to 25 pounds.

SALARY & BENEFITS

Salary Range: $19.76 per hour to $24.76 per hour.

Competitive benefits, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurances, Voluntary Life Insurance, Volluntary Long Term Disability, 401(k) with match, PTO and Holiday Pay

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Standing, walking, sitting, typing, reaching, bending, moving and/or lifting up to 25 pounds.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please apply through our online portal: http://SaludParaLaGente.appone.com/

Salud is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Salud is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Salud Human Resources Department, [831-728-8250, and HRDept@splg.org].

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Position Comprehensive Prenatal Health Worker (CPHW) - FT  
Close Date 7/31/2022  
Post Internal Days 5  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number MED-22-00001  
Open Date 4/22/2022  
About the Organization Salud Para La Gente (SALUD) provides high quality, comprehensive and cost-effective healthcare to underserved low-income communities in the Monterey Bay area, primarily in Santa Cruz County and North Monterey County. We began in Watsonville, CA, in 1978 as a storefront "free clinic", and became a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in 1992. Today we are a primary health care network with 12 clinic sites and continue to provide high quality services to patients of all ages.

SALUD offers a collaborative culture that values excellence, achievement, innovation, teamwork and compassion while ensuring respect, dignity and fairness for our patients.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://SaludParaLaGente.appone.com



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