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Clinical Community Liaison

Gardnerville, United States

Position Title

Clinical Community Liaison

Job Type

Full-Time

Classification

Non-Exempt

Grade

NE11 (17.95 - 25.13)

Department

Clinic

Supervisor

Position Summary

This position is responsible for collaborating with the clinic and communities in the planning and implementation of adult programs related to education and implementation of activities associated with the control and prevention of obesity, diabetes type 2 and heart and stroke disease. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in health services related field and two years’ experience in clinical and/or community project development, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

  • Preference will be given to qualified Washoe Tribal Members and Native American Indians.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Engage in community outreach and clinical intervention addressing prevention and control activities related to obesity, diabetes type 2 and heart and stroke disease.

  • Involve community representation and develop plan for the education and implementation of identified programs related to control and prevention of obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart and stroke disease.

  • Support the clinical teams and community representation in the building of appropriate systems to address defined activities.

  • Utilize cultural and evidenced-based education, prevention, early intervention and referral techniques to meet community and clinical needs.

  • Represent the Health Center in a positive manner with tribal members and professionals.

  • Coordinate with other agencies and Washoe Tribal Departments to provide training and events that promote healthy lifestyles impacting disease prevention.

  • Collaborate with the Project Data Manager in providing progress updates regarding community prevention activities and outcomes.

  • Seek further training and knowledge in prevention related healthcare and healthy lifestyles to remain current.

  • Adheres to all healthcare standards as related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

  • Performs other duties as assigned for this position.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications
  • Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in health services related field and two years’ experience in clinical and/or community project development, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

  • Preference will be given to qualified Washoe Tribal Members and Native American Indians.

Physical Demands
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee occasionally is required to operate a motor vehicle, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment
  • Work is generally performed in the community or an office setting with a moderate noise level.