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Missoula County Clinical Community Health Specialist - Geriatric Integration in Missoula, Montana

DEFINITION:

Responsible for assisting Program Development Manager in the implementation, development, and sustainability of one or more clinical program at Partnership Health Center (PHC).

REPRESENTATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Has primary responsibility for assisting to coordinate geriatric care integration in a primary care setting, with attention to overlapping population needs such as specific disease processes and social support. Plans, executes, and critically evaluates clinical processes for the target population, and identifies and implements strategic improvements.

Assists the program development manager in researching best practices, developing program procedures, goals, and objectives, and preparing performance reports and reviews. Anticipates, assesses, and addresses performance gaps.

Identifies factors impacting patients’ health, wellbeing, potential risks, and barriers through the engagement of clinical providers, staff, risk stratification tools and research on patients social and health needs. Works with providers, staff, and patients to evaluate processes, identify problems, propose strategies to enhance care and improve patient experiences.

Works directly with the Clinic Manager to support effective workflows and support PHC’s model for integrated care delivery. Uses data-driven decisions to implement systems that facilitate patient access to care and maximize provider productivity.

Assists in providing and facilitating training for PHC staff and patients as needed.

Responsible for assisting Program Development Manager in the overall rollout and wrap up of the project, oversight, curricular activity, data collection and maintenance, and ensuring future sustainability at PHC.

Performs literature reviews related to integrated healthcare, gathering and compiling a variety of information and education materials to best serve the population.

Performs related work as required or directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required. Degrees best suited to this position are public health, community health and prevention sciences, and health sciences.

EXPERIENCE: Requires three years of work or volunteer experience in developing and delivering community education, programs or healthcare-related work.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. *Update 5/7/21: Working in a healthcare center, immunizations to certain diseases are highly recommended and at this time not required.*

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

The work is performed in the PHC clinic and office settings. Requires bending and medium-range lifting (up to 30 pounds). Requires occasional out of town travel to attend meetings, conferences, and workshops with potential frequent in-town travel. May require attending meetings outside of normal work hours. The employee may risk exposure to communicable diseases.

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