Downeast Bilingual Community Health Worker

Maine Mobile Health Program (MMHP) is hiring a Bilingual Community Health Worker to be based out of Milbridge, Maine. Maine Mobile Health Program is a community health center focused on supporting Maine’s farmworkers and seafood processors in accessing healthcare. MMHP aims to reduce health disparities and inequities of access for these communities by providing culturally appropriate care and services. If you’re passionate about serving Maine’s diverse communities of agricultural workers in accessing equitable and high-quality health services, then MMHP is the place for you!

The Community Health Worker: Core roles include conducting health/needs assessments, navigation, care coordination, interpretation, serving as a cultural broker, providing advocacy and health education.

What you will be doing:

  • Bridge the gap between communities and health and social service systems.
  • Conduct outreach and establish and maintain relationships with current and potential patients’ family members. Assess needs and identify appropriate resources and referrals.
  • Provide care coordination services on behalf of patients and their families, assisting with referrals and appointment coordination, interpretation, transportation, prescription assistance, and eligibility for insurance or public benefits.
  • Communicate with clients, staff, and partners in a respectful, culturally appropriate manner.
  • Provide intake, interpretation, or Provider Assistant services for mobile clinics as assigned.
  • Drive the Mobile Medical Unit as assigned.
  • Supervise other CHWs on the team by assigning care coordination activities
  • Support services related to COVID-19 including supporting and facilitating access to testing, vaccine, education and referrals to social services
  • And much more…

What we will need from you:

  • Ability to speak Spanish
  • Current driver’s license, with good driving record
  • HS Education or GED.
  • Daytime, and some evening and weekend hours during the harvest season.
  • Ability to provide services in varied geography.
  • Completion of a CHW core-competency training preferred.
  • COVID-19 vaccination.

NO PHONE CALLS OR RECRUITERS, PLEASE

Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, familial status, domestic violence status, or any other status protected by law.

To apply please contact ###uzvyyre#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Downeast Community Health Worker (Spanish) - October-December

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Spanish for a unique outreach position during the 2022 wreath season (late October to mid-December).  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. Promoting health equity and racial equity are foundations to MMHP’s mission to “improve the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services.” If you are interested in working in a dynamic and diverse healthcare environment, we want to hear from you!

The CHW will provide registration, intake and interpretation services to MSFWs in Downeast Maine with a focus on supporting Spanish-speaking migrant workers in the region.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Outreach to farmworker camps
  • Support with MMHP’s program to provide COVID-19 vaccine and testing
  • 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)

Click here to view the full Job Description.

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 October through December 2022, 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 English and Spanish at an advanced level are a must.

COVID-19 Vaccination is required.

MMHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Hannah Miller, ###uzvyyre#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Downeast Community Health Worker (Haitian Creole) - October-December

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Haitian Creole for a unique outreach position during the 2022 wreath season (late October to mid-December).  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. Promoting health equity and racial equity are foundations to MMHP’s mission to “improve the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services.” If you are interested in working in a dynamic and diverse healthcare environment, we want to hear from you!

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 region.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Outreach to farmworker camps
  • Support with MMHP’s program to provide COVID-19 vaccine and testing
  • 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)

Click here to view the full Job Description.

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 October through December 2022, 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 English and Haitian Creole at an advanced level are a must.

COVID-19 Vaccination is required.

MMHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Hannah Miller, ###uzvyyre#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Mobile Unit Driver (July - December) - still hiring!

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks individuals to drive and maintain its fleet of mobile medical units. The Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) Driver is a trusted member of the team who will drive the MMU to and from clinics, clean and re-stock the vehicle, and assist with intake and coordination of services during the blueberry and wreaths season clinics. 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. Promoting health equity and racial equity are part of the foundations of MMHP’s mission to “improve the health status of Maine’s seasonal workers and their families by providing culturally appropriate care and services.”

This position will be based in Downeast Maine with clinics ranging in the region from Ellsworth to Cutler.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Drive mobile medical units to farmworker housing and other community settings
  • Set up and break down clinics
  • Cleaning interior and exterior of mobile units
  • Inventory of supplies
  • Communication with staff related to logistics and stocking
  • Assist with intake / registration and management of clinic flow as requested
  • Vehicle maintenance and troubleshooting – education and training provided
  • Support with MMHP’s program to provide COVID-19 vaccine and testing

You can view the full job description here: Mobile Unit Driver

Ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills, organization, and attention to detail, and have a commitment to supporting seasonal farmworkers in Maine with their access to health care. The candidate should be comfortable working in mobile settings and with a flexible schedule. This position will be 10-40 hours per week from mid July through December, with an evening schedule and some weekend or daytime hours. Reliable transportation/clean driving record are required. Basic computer skills and an ability to speak, read and write in Spanish or Haitian Creole are helpful. Experience driving large vehicles is helpful.

If you’re passionate about serving Maine’s diverse communities in accessing equitable and high-quality health services, then we want you on our team!

COVID-19 vaccination is required.
MMHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Hannah Miller at ###uzvyyre#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.