This position monitors, assesses, evaluates, educates, and provides intervention and referrals to facilitate coordination of medical health, oral health and social services for low-incomes families.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Facilitates patient referrals to specialty care.
Assist patients with Prescription Assistance Programs (PAP).
Assists patients in obtaining prior authorization for diagnostic studies.
Facilitates coordination of care to achieve individual patient clinical measures.
Ensures compliance with GEFCC quality assurance and risk management standards.
Performs community outreach and education creating linkages to other health facilities, physicians and social agencies to increase awareness of GEFCC’s activities and presence in community.
Reports to all scheduled work sites and shifts on time and fully prepared to engage in all job responsibilities; location of work sites and shifts will change at the discretion of the supervisor.
Engages in all offered training, consultations and supervisions made available. Fully and professionally respond to and implement directives and advice offered by all supervisory and training personnel, as we as professionally offered feedback from coworkers.
Perform other duties as assigned
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; associates or bachelors degree is preferred.
Bilingual in Spanish required.
Excellent verbal and writing skills.
Computer literacy and ability to utilize various software including word processing and spreadsheet programs.
Ability to work late evening hours.
Ability to work some weekend hours.
Pleasant disposition and ability to communicate effectively with patient and co-workers.
About Greater Elgin Family Care Center
Greater Elgin Family Care Center (GEFCC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving the medically uninsured, underinsured and publicly insured residents of Elgin, Streamwood, Sycamore and McHenry, Illinois, and surrounding communities. GEFCC is currently accredited through the Joint Commission and provides comprehensive medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare.Currently, GEFCC offers:- Well Child Care- Physicals and Immunizations- Sick Care- Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry/Behavioral Health- Chronic Disease Management- Women's Health Care, Including OB- Preventive Care Services- Specialty Clinics- Specialty Education- Laboratory Testing- Diagnostic Testing- WIC Services- Medical Case Management- Family Case Management- Preventive and Restorative Oral Health Care.