Job Posting: Community Health Worker 2 (Spanish)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Spanish for a unique outreach position during the 2019 blueberry harvest August to facilitate access to care and services for Maine’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families. The CHW 2 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 that they face to accessing medical care.

The CHW will provide health outreach services to MSFWs in DownEast Maine with a focus on supporting the migrant workers from Ellsworth to Calais.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Outreach to farmworker camps
  • Interpretation on behalf of patients and clinicians during evening and weekend clinics
  • Health education
  • 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 health care. 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 and be comfortable working in mobile settings and flexible work-plans. This position will be full-time (30-40 hours per week) starting in late July and lasting roughly four weeks, 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 Haitian Creole at an advanced level are a must.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Jan Morrill at ###wzbeevyy#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Job Posting: Community Health Worker 3 (Spanish-Driver)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Spanish for a unique outreach position during the 2019 blueberry harvest in August to facilitate access to care and services for Maine’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families.  MMHP is Maine’s only farmworker health program and provides mobile clinics to farmworkers across the state to reduce the barriers that they face to accessing medical care.

The CHW will provide health outreach services to migrant farmworkers in DownEast, Maine (ranging between Ellsworth and Calais).

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 (transporting patients and interpreting for them in a clinical setting)

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to supporting seasonal farmworkers in Maine with their access to health care.  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 month of August, 2019, with an evening schedule and some weekend or daytime hours. Reliable transportation/clean driving record, basic computer skills, an ability to speak, read and write in Spanish at an advanced level are a must.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Jan Morrill at ###wzbeevyy#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Summer School Nurse (RN)

Join a passionate, committed team in a dynamic health center serving vulnerable patients in the beautiful state of Maine. The Maine Mobile Health Program (MMHP) seeks an School Nurse (RN) to support its mission of improving the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services.

The School Nurse is based at the Blueberry Harvest School in the Milbridge region.  The Blueberry Harvest School fosters academic growth and success and seeks to overcome the challenges posed by mobility and seasonal work schedules by offering dynamic programming for children during the DownEast blueberry harvest.  This is a full-time position for the weeks of August 5-23, 2019.  The job description is available here.

For the past 27 years, the MMHP has provided health care access to migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) across 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 where they live and work via mobile medical units and by connecting clients to local partners.

The Maine Mobile Health Program is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds.  To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Liz Charles McGough at ###rpuneyrf#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Operations Coordinator

Join a passionate, committed team in a dynamic health center serving vulnerable patients in the beautiful state of Maine. The Maine Mobile Health Program (MMHP) seeks an Operations Coordinator to support its mission of improving the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services.

The Operations Coordinator is based full-time in the Augusta, Maine and coordinates the administrative functions of the MMHP including operations and human resources in a dynamic health center.

For the past 27 years, the MMHP has provided health care access to migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) across 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 where they live and work via mobile medical units and by connecting clients to local partners.

The MMHP is recruiting a highly motivated and organized individual to coordinate the general operations of the organization. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, a team player and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills.. The Operations Coordinator (OC) helps ensure that MMHP is compliant with administrative regulations.  The MMHP operates four mobile medical units and has a small fleet of cars. The OC will oversee the fleet in partnership with a consultant.  The job description is available here.

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 or HSA.

The Maine Mobile Health Program is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds.  To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Liz Charles McGough at ###rpuneyrf#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Community Health Worker 3 (Spanish)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Spanish for a unique position based in Portland, Maine.  This Community Health Worker (CHW) position will facilitate access to care and services for patients working in the seafood processing and apple industry and their families. A CHW 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 services to farmworkers and seasonal workers across the state to reduce their barriers to accessing medical care.

The CHW will provide health and outreach services to seafood processors in the Greater Portland area and support mobile medical clinics on a seasonal basis in other parts of the state.  The position is based at MMHP’s Portland office, but will require work out of the central office in Augusta at least two days a month.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Care coordination to assist with navigating the health care system (including transporting patients and interpreting in a clinical setting).
  • Outreach to seafood processors to identify new patients.
  • Facilitate referrals to other service agencies or community organizations for services beyond MMHP’s scope.
  • Occasional interpretation on behalf of patients and clinicians during evening and weekend mobile clinics

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 workers in Maine with their access to health care. This individual should have an understanding of the seasonal worker community either because of prior work, relationship 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 a flexible schedule. This position will be full-time (30-40 hours per week), with some evenings and weekend hours during specific harvest seasons. 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.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Jan Morrill at ###wzbeevyy#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###

FINANCIAL ASSISTANT

Join a passionate, committed team in a dynamic health center serving vulnerable patients in the beautiful state of Maine. The Maine Mobile Health Program (MMHP) seeks a Financial Assistant to support its mission of improving the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services.

The Financial Assistant reports directly to the Finance Director and works from the Augusta, Maine administrative office. This individual is responsible for maintaining accounts payable, processing payroll, assisting with benefits administration, assisting in the preparation of monthly financial reports and analyzing financial data.

For the past 27 years, MMHP has provided health care access to migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) across 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 where they live and work via medical mobile units and by connecting clients to local partners.

This is a 34-40 hrs/wk FTE hourly position and includes generous benefits (equal up to 30% of base pay-Section 125 for health, dental and/or vision insurance coverage or taken as cash) in addition to paid time off, holidays, option of HSA/FSA and IRA.  The office operates Monday-Thursday with the option to work from home on Fridays.

Individuals with the desire to serve migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the rural regions of Maine and with a strong work ethic and knowledge of accounting are encouraged to apply.

MMHP is an equal opportunity employer.

Click here to view the full job description.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Carla Jupiter at ###pwhcvgre#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Community Health Worker 3 (Creole - Downeast)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Haitian Creole for a unique outreach position during the 2019 blueberry harvest and wreath-making season. This Community Health Worker (CHW) position will facilitate access to care and services for Maine’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families. A CHW 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 their barriers to accessing medical care.

The CHW will provide health outreach services to MSFWs in DownEast Maine with a focus on supporting the Haitian migrant workers from Ellsworth to Cutler. The position is based at MMHP’s DownEast office in Milbridge, Maine.

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 navigating the health care system in Maine (including transporting patients and interpreting 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 health care. 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 and be comfortable working in mobile settings and with a flexible schedule. This position will be full-time (30-40 hours per week), 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 Haitian Creole at an advanced level are a must.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Jan Morrill at ###wzbeevyy#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.