Community Health Coach - Cardiology Administration - FT Days at Careers

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Community Health Coach - Cardiology Administration - FT Days at Careers

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title: Community Health Program Rep

Position Number: 10005928

Reports to: Administrative Nurse III

Working Title: Community Health Coach

Cost Center: Cardiology Administration (8759)

Bargaining Unit: None

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Code: 9325

Date Created: 07/01/2018

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 40.00

Position Summary:

Incumbent serves as a patient educator-advocate. The Coach will empower patients to develop self-management skills with their chronic disease such as diabetes and heart failure through improved communication, education and empathetic coaching. The goal of the Community Coach is to help patient and their family or significant other to cope with their condition, manage symptoms and improve function and quality of life. The Coach will provide and/or support health care services to individuals with these chronic diseases at UC Irvine HealthCare primary care ambulatory and Cardiology sites as part of the health care team.

Salary Range:

Rate Minimum $16.81 Midpoint $21.82 Maximum $26.82

Required Qualifications:

Ability to be a team player, yet work independently to accomplish tasks

Ability to be forward thinking and anticipate problems and solutions

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystem

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Ability to work in challenging environment with frequent interruptions, changing

priorities, and multiple deadlines

Attention to detail, ability to follow complex verbal instructions, and commitment to quality of output

Competent knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office computer applications,

i.e. Word, Excel

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Knowledge of Diabetes or Heart Failure disease

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must have valid California Driver's License or the ability to obtain one and/or own

transportation commute to clinic sites

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Personal organization skills to keep track of all task, projects, and relevant action items

Proven commitment to and ability to provide high-level customer service in attitude and work ethic

Tact, discretion, and experience in handling confidential information

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual in English and Spanish

Experience working in clinic settings

Experience working on human subject research

Will train - Disease management protocols including the protocol for working with patients as a community health worker

Will train - UCIMC electronic medical record training, (EPIC), patient scheduling, HIPAA training

Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

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Posted: 8/14/2019
Application Due: 10/13/2019
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