Provide education, outreach, prevention, and case management to improve health and wellbeing of immigrants, refugees, and other underserved populations. Play an integral role in ensuring that the immigrant and refugee communities maintain a high quality of life.
Basic Job Function:
The project coordinator will provide education, outreach, and screening/vaccination referrals for hepatitis B prevention. The project coordinator will collaborate with the hepatitis B team to preventive measures in the community. They will work program staff to coordinate education workshops, conduct outreach activities, coordinate meetings, identify and provide appropriate resources for the programs. They will also participate in AHS Community Health Department program activities and events, and perform program evaluations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist the program to develop prevention education and outreach materials, and evaluation tools.
Plan and coordinate education workshops and community events.
Develop a resource directory which includes language materials for the underserved communities.
Assist with program evaluation, data collection and analysis, and generating reports as needed.
Provide appropriate linkages and referral services for the target population and provide follow-ups.
Advocate on behalf of clients/patients and facilitate education sessions to healthcare providers about the underserved populations.
Attend program related meetings and training.
Fulfill the administrative duties and paperwork in a timely manner.
Ensure that the projects meet the goals and scopes of services and maintain the confidentiality of the clients
Adhere to agency missions and policies
Assist with administrative duties as assigned
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in a health related field and/or equivalent field experience
Physical Requirements and Working Environment:
Able to drive with valid Illinois driver’s license and body/liability insurance, or use public transportation
Experience working with diverse populations, specifically immigrants and refugees
Knowledge of Hepatitis B
Good client/customer service skills
Being able to multitask and complete tasks in a timely manner
Ability to work in a team, as well as independently
Excellent communication skills
Asian Human Services Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer dedicated to the fair and equal treatment of all of its employees without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, political or union affiliation, maternity status, parental status, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law
About Asian Human Services Inc
Established in 1978, Asian Human Services is the largest multi-cultural and multi-lingual health and social services organization in the Metropolitan Chicago areas. Its mission is to provide client -centered, quality, and compassionate services to Asian immigrants and other underserved communities so that they can fully participated in society, prosper and thrive. Specialized in healthcare, education, and employment, its professional staff is fluent in more than 28 languages and serves more than 28,000 clients throughout Illinois each year.