As an integral member of the BCHN Community Health and Wellness
team, the Outreach Worker/MOV Driver will provide information, education and
workshops to community residents who need help managing chronic illnesses including
diabetes, heart disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), arthritis, asthma,
and cancer, and who need assistance with healthcare and social support services. The Outreach Worker/MOV Driver will help
link community members with and/or refer clients to other services, programs,
and agencies as needed and promote the importance of social supports and
healthy lifestyle choices. The Outreach Worker/MOV Driver will drive the BCHN
outreach van to and from events, and transport staff members as needed from one
place to another for events, visits or meetings. She/he will assist with vehicle
outreach van as needed
maintenance and upkeep, including timely reporting to supervisor of any
problems with the vehicle (i.e. leaks, oil, break flasher)
daily vehicle logs (i.e. time in use, mileage, vehicle notifications, mechanical
or structural issues, incident reporting)
vehicle to parking lot with full tank of gas
general weekly inspection to ensure lights, appliances, etc. are properly
purposes and services of BCHN programs to community members, partners and
health screenings, health fairs, workshops and other outreach events
potential partners for mobile van outreach events
screenings for chronic disease, health insurance and social needs, and link and
refer community members to appropriate services, including navigation and
submission of applications where applicable
health promotion workshops and presentations at locations and events including
health fairs, parent teacher meetings and community and faith-based
patients at BCHN outreach events, as needed
exceptional service and/or care to all patients, clients and team members.
maintain positive working relationships with community organizations and
the collection of program data.
update the outreach team and management.
submit monthly reports in a timely manner
Administer surveys to assess relevant trends in the
community so the program may be adapted to meet the continually changing needs
of the community.
other duties as requested by management.
individual with knowledge and familiarity with Bronx communities.
work with individuals and in a group and individual settings – with people of
engage community in a confidential and linguistically/culturally appropriate
interpersonal and verbal communications skills.
A minimum of
Bachelor’s degree or Associate degree from an accredited college in public
health, health education or a related field
At least 1
year of work experience in a health care related field.
ability to work successfully with those in need of treatment and social
ability to maintain good relationships with community partners as well as the
education and experience necessary to satisfactorily perform the job.
Valid New York
State driver’s license and
excellent driving record required. Must
successfully pass state-required background and DMV checks.
Skills and Knowledge:
High level of self-motivation
Experience working in diverse communities
Basic knowledge of chronic disease and/or social
Ability to listen to and communicate clearly and
respectfully with community members, and partners and other team members
Commitment to working as a member of a team
Flexibility and willingness to work a flexible
schedule primarily outdoors, including inclement weather conditions, and evenings/weekends