Community Health Worker 2 (Aroostook County)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Spanish for a unique outreach position during the 2018 harvest season to facilitate access to care and services for Maine’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families. The CHW2 is a respected member of their community who acts as a bridge between medical providers and individuals to promote health, reduce health disparities, and improve access to care as well as to advocate for individual and community needs. MMHP is Maine’s only farmworker health program and provides mobile clinics to farmworkers across the state to reduce the barriers they face when accessing medical care.

The CHW2 will provide health outreach services to migrant farmworkers in Aroostook County from July through October.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Interpretation on behalf of patients and clinicians during evening and weekend clinics.
  • Driving of the Mobile Medical Unit (a large RV).
  • Care coordination to assist with understanding the health care system in Maine (including transporting patients and interpreting for them in a clinical setting).

Ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills, be able to empathize with patients, and have a commitment to supporting seasonal farmworkers in Maine with their access to healthcare. This individual should have an understanding of the farmworker community either because of prior work, relationship in/to the community and/or other life experience such as shared language or culture. The candidate should be comfortable working in mobile settings and with flexible work-plans. This position will be full-time (30-40 hours per week) for the duration of this position as specified above, with an evening schedule and some weekend or daytime hours. Reliable transportation/clean driving record, basic computer skills, and an ability to speak, read and write in Spanish at an advanced level are a must. MMHP is an equal opportunity employer.

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To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Ben Kohler, at ###oxbuyre#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Community Health Worker 3 (Washington County)

Join a passionate, committed team in a dynamic health center serving vulnerable patients throughout the beautiful state of Maine. MMHP is seeking a Community Health Worker 3 (CHW3) to support our mission to improve the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services. The CHW3 is directly responsible for facilitating access to care and services for Maine’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families.

For the past 25 years, the MMHP has provided health care access to migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) throughout the state of Maine. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and federally qualified health center (FQHC), MMHP has an innovative approach to medical care that is low-barrier, values cultural competency and embraces the human dignity of an invisible and vulnerable population. MMHP’s unique model brings medical, dental and behavioral health services to patients via mobile units where they live and work and by connecting clients to local partners.

The Maine Mobile Health Program is recruiting for a new CHW3 to be based in Washington County, providing health outreach services to MSFWs in MidCoast and DownEast Maine. Responsibilities to include: outreach, health education, health insurance assistance and care coordination, including interpretation. A high level of proficiency in both English and either Spanish or Haitian Creole is required. Reliable transportation/clean driving record and basic computer skills are a must. The position is full-time year-round, with some weekly administrative time in our office in Milbridge, and will require a flexible daytime schedule, as well as some evening and weekend hours (varying seasonally). MMHP’s compensation package offers a wide array of additional benefits, including health/dental/vision insurance, a retirement plan, an FSA and paid time off, not to mention the inherent benefits of doing good important work with wonderful colleagues in beautiful settings across our state. MMHP is an equal opportunity employer.

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To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Ben Kohler, at ###oxbuyre#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Community Health Worker 3 (Lewiston)

Join a passionate, committed team in a dynamic health center serving vulnerable patients throughout the beautiful state of Maine. MMHP is seeking a Community Health Worker 3 (CHW3) to support our mission to improve the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services. The CHW3 is directly responsible for facilitating access to care and services for Maine’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families.

For the past 26 years, the MMHP has provided health care access to migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) throughout the state of Maine. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and federally qualified health center (FQHC), MMHP has an innovative approach to medical care that is low-barrier, values cultural competency and embraces the human dignity of an invisible and vulnerable population. MMHP’s unique model brings medical, dental and behavioral health services to patients via mobile units where they live and work and by connecting clients to local partners.

The Maine Mobile Health Program is recruiting for a new CHW3 to provide health outreach services to MSFWs in Lewiston, Turner, and the surrounding area, along with occasional administrative time in our Augusta office. Responsibilities to include: outreach, health education, health insurance assistance and care coordination, including interpretation. A high level of proficiency in both English and Spanish is required. Reliable transportation/clean driving record and basic computer skills are a must.

This is a 40hr/wk full-time position, and will require a flexible daytime schedule, as well as some evening and weekend hours (varying seasonally). MMHP offers a generous benefits package (a Section 125 plan equal to 30% of annual income, to be used for health, dental and/or vision coverage, or taken as cash) in addition to paid time off, paid holidays, an IRA and an optional FSA.

MMHP is an equal opportunity employer.

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Please send resume and cover letter to Ben Kohler, at ###oxbuyre#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.