Overview

DATA ENTRY/COMMUNITY HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE–WHITE MOUNTAIN APACHE TRIBE

SALARY $11.50 PER HOUR

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Overview

Responsible for administrative management, maintenance, and supervision of the Community Health Representative Program, Patient Care Component Encounter Records (PCC) database and client files in support of the Community Health Representatives and Indian Health Services. Work for the White Mountain Apache Tribe in both the clinical and field health programs. Promote disease prevention and health promotion. Acts as a liaison between White Mountain Apache Reservation community members and all White Mountain Apache Reservation health care providers.

 

Responsibilities

 

Manage the Community Health Representative Patient Care Component (PCC) database and client files in accordance with Indian Health Services, Information Resource Management Department and White Mountain Apache Tribe’s policies ensures program data is accurate and dated for reporting purposes, assist with monitoring client files for compliance standards.
Assist with conducting client satisfaction surveys on services provided by the Community Health Representative Program, complete a narrative report with recommendations for corrective action.
Prepare and submit monthly statistical reports to the supervisor and the Community Health Representatives for use in monitoring activities, completes monthly quality assurance checks and keeps the Director and CHRII/CNA abreast of needed improvement and/or corrective actions.
Work closely with the Community Health Representatives/Certified Nursing Assistant, to ensure that all Patient Care Component Encounter Records (PCC) are completed and submitted on a daily basis.
Establish a mechanism for securing all Patient Care Component Encounter Records.
Coordinate daily Patient Care Component Encounter Record input with the entire Community Health Representative staff and the Indian Health Services, Information Resource Management Department.
Ensure accounts are established and maintained (IT Security Awareness Training) by all Community Health Representatives with the Information Resource Management at the Whiteriver Service Unit, Indian Health Services.
Assist the Community Health Representative Director to maintain compliance to the Indian Health Services, Public Law 93-638 contract goals and objectives.
Inform community members about available health care services provided by the program.
Provide home visitation health care services to Covid-19 positive community members. Instruct and promote healthy eating habits, physical exercise, self-care skills, basic sanitization skills, mental health and wellness to community members
Make referrals to appropriate agencies based on individual, family, or community health care needs.
Assure completion of data entry, securing all Patient Care Component Encounter Records and other required documents on a timely basis. Patient Care Component Encounter Records should be completed and submitted daily.
Assist Public Health Nursing and Division of Health programs school to provide Covid-19 contact tracing and surveillance.
Translate and interpret medical and health screening results including referrals and health screening results for patients.
Participate in Community Health Representative training to improve job skills. Attend scheduled training to improve the delivery of chronic disease care and health education to community members, to improve health care among community members.
Maintain a strict patient confidentiality policy and secure all documents. Knowledgeable on HIPAA Policy and Procedure when dealing with patient confidentiality and documents. Agree to abide by the HIPAA Policies and Procedures.
Promote Covid-19 prevention through presentations, home health education, and distribution of health education materials.
Provide input pertaining to the development of culturally appropriate health education materials.
Maintain screening equipment and supplies on a daily basis.
Conduct home visits that include preventative health education, and healthy lifestyle promotion in a well-organized standard fashion.
Participate in  Community Health Representative Program by serving on various committees that promotes the health and wellbeing of the community members.
Offer presentations for community members about the benefits of exercise/fitness and healthy eating in maintaining and improving cardiovascular systems and improving immune systems response to the Covid-19 virus.
Advocate for community elders and dialysis patients who are dying at a higher rate to ensure health care issues are being properly addressed as they relate to Covid-19.
Adhere to the White Mountain Apache Tribe, Personnel Policy and Procedures (include in-house policy and procedures).
Assist with the input of Electronic Health Records at the Whiteriver Service Unit for all Community Health Representative Staff.
Assist in other assigned duties as required by the Program Director.
Qualifications

•   High School Diploma or equivalent and/or any combination of experience and training which meet the requirements of being a Community Health Representative.

•    Must be Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or in the process of completion.

•    Must be familiar with the White Mountain Apache Reservation communities and demonstrate genuine interest in serving the community members.

•    Must be bilingual in the Apache and English language.

•    Must be able to work well with others, follow and accept supervision, and possess excellent interpersonal skills.

•    Must be knowledgeable and skilled in the Community Health Representative Patient Care Component Encounter Record (PCC).

•    Must be familiar with a variety of computer programs, especially the RPMS at the Indian Health Services.

•    Must have excellent skills in oral and written communication.

•    Meet the requirements to operate a tribal vehicle and have a valid Arizona Driver’s license. Physical and emotional condition must be adequate to meet the demands of the assigned duties.

•    Acknowledge and agree to maintain a drug-free workplace as a condition of employment with the White Mountain Apache Tribe.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law. We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.

Relocation expenses are not included.

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