Erie Family Health Center is looking for a compassionate individual like you to join our Care Management Team! The Health Coach works independently and as part of a team to support the needs of Erie's Patients.
Assists medical and behavioral health team in the coordination and treatment of patients with chronic illnesses and mental health concerns
Facilitate communication and coordination of services between patient, members of the health care team, and community resources
Conduct ongoing clinical needs assessments to decrease the complications of chronic illness, improve patient self-management, and clinical decision support
Establishes and monitors referrals and linkages to needed services within and outside EFHC
Works collaboratively with the Behavioral Health Department and other key members of the health care team to achieve treatment outcomes
Document data into electronic systems and submit monthly reports as needed
Attend all mandated meetings at EFHC, Quality improvement teams, and BPHC as required
Bachelor's Degree in social work, community health or related field
Case management experience highly desirable
Experience with patient care in a health care environment
Clinical background (behavioral health, social work, nursing) required
Demonstrates knowledge and application of Behavioral Change, Adult Learning and Group Process Theory
Knowledge of networks and resources for the Hispanic population available within the community
Knowledge of effective outreach and patient engagement techniques.
Knowledge of effective case management
Knowledge of urban community health care system
Computer skills, including MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Publisher and ability to learn about new computer programs to meet the needs of the Collaborative registry.
Bilingual (Spanish/English) required (May be required to translate for non-English/Spanish only speaking patients and/or guests.)
Erie is a growing organization that has additional Care Manager roles available at Foster Avenue, Evanston/Skokie and West Town. Please specify which location you would prefer as your home site in your cover letter.
Internal Number: 121705
About Erie Family Health Center
Erie Family Health Center delivers high-quality, culturally-sensitive, bilingual health care to more than 53,000 medical patients and 9,500 dental patients. Our community-based health care centers are portals to high-quality care – and a higher quality of life – regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. Erie serves patients from 13 sites, including seven large primary care facilities (four with integrated, on-site dental care), five school-based health centers and the only freestanding comprehensive teen health provider in Chicagoland. At Erie Family Health Center, we believe health care is a right, not a privilege. Our mission is to provide accessible, affordable and high quality health care for those in need.