Community Health Worker 3 (Bilingual: Spanish/English)

The Maine Mobile Health Program (MMHP) seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Spanish for a seasonal 40 hr/week position through March 2021 based in Portland and Southern Maine. This Community Health Worker 3 (CHW3) position will facilitate access to healthcare for patients working in agriculture and seafood processing. 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, improve access to care, and advocate for individual and community needs. MMHP is the only farmworker health program in Maine and provides services to farmworkers and seasonal workers across the state to reduce their barriers to medical care.

The CHW will provide outreach and care coordination services to seafood processors and agricultural workers in the Portland and Southern Maine areas and support mobile medical clinics on a seasonal basis in various locations. The position is focused in Portland, 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 and agricultural workers to identify new patients.
  •  Facilitate referrals to other service agencies and community organizations for services beyond MMHP’s scope.
  •  Occasional interpretation on behalf of patients and clinicians during evening mobile clinics.
  • Please see job description for a detailed list of responsibilities.

Ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills, empathy for patients, and a commitment to supporting seasonal workers with their access to health care. This individual should have a unique understanding of seasonal workers 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 with a flexible schedule. Willingness and ability to drive the Mobile Medical Unit (a large mobile clinic) preferred. This position will be full-time (30-40 hours per week), with some evening hours during specific harvest seasons. Reliable transportation, a 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 Tina Saseung at ###gfnfrhat#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###

Mobile Services Nurse (RN)

 

Maine Migrant Health Program

For over 25 years, the Maine Mobile Health Program (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 and home visits and by connecting patients to local partners. Statewide outreach by Community Health Workers (CHWs) connects patients to care by informing them about mobile clinics, scheduling clinic visits, providing transportation and interpretation, offering health education and referring to services.

MMHP is seeking a Mobile Services Nurse (RN) to provide patient care in a community setting and at the living and working locations of migrant and seasonal workers. Services to include COVID-19 testing, facilitating point-of-care tests, patient screenings and assessment. The Mobile Services Nurse will also be active in managing MMHP’s contact tracing efforts for COVID-19. The nurse will be responsible for coordinating large-scale screening events with partners in addition to supply and medical records management. The Mobile Services Nurse works with a multidisciplinary team. Please see the full Job Description. 

The ideal candidate will have an active RN license to practice in the State of Maine and in good standing.  At least one-year nursing experience.  Ability to speak English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole preferred but not required.

This is a 30-40 hour / week seasonal position (July-December). Some administrative duties may be fulfilled at MMHP’s administrative office in Augusta with extensive statewide travel as required to provide care various regions. Flexible schedule with a combination of daytime and evening hours as assigned. Housing is provided when travelling to provide services. A current driver’s license is required, with clean driving record for the past 3 years or period of licensure, whichever is shorter. Reliable transportation and insurance are required.

Individuals with the desire to serve migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the rural regions of Maine and support program planning and development are encouraged to apply. MMHP is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Tina Saseung, Office Manager, at ###gfnfrhat#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Job Posting: Community Health Worker 2 (Downeast - Spanish/English)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Spanish for a unique outreach position during the 2020 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 Spanish at an advanced level are a must.

The job description is available here.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Tina Saseung at ###gfnfrhat#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Community Health Worker 2 (Aroostook County - Spanish/English)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Spanish for a unique outreach position during the 2020 broccoli harvest and forestry season (June – October, 2020) 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 the Presque Isle area.

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 part-time (20 hours per week) June through October, 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.

The job description is available here.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Tina Saseung at ###gfnfrhat#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Community Health Worker 2 (Midcoast - Haitian Creole/English)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Haitian Creole for a unique outreach position during the 2020 blueberry harvest (late July and August).  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 registration, intake and interpretation services to MSFWs in DownEast Maine with a focus on supporting the Haitian migrant workers in the Ellsworth region.

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 with a flexible schedule. This position will be 20-40 hours per week from late July through August, 2020, 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.

The job description is available here.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Tina Saseung at ###gfnfrhat#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.