• The Center for Black Women's Wellness is an Equal Opportunity Employer, that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
The Center for Black Women’s Wellness is a community-based nonprofit organization that is committed to enhancing the health and well-being of Black women. The organization provides several comprehensive programs that are designed to educate, empower and inspire participants to make positive changes in their lives and the lives of their families.
• JOB DESCRIPTION: Community Health Specialist
• PROGRAM: Wellness Clinic
CBWW offers women’s healthcare (GYN) through its Wellness clinic, which operates 3-4 days per week in a community-based setting. Our healthcare services are comprehensive in nature, to address the myriad of health needs and concerns of our underserved population. The Community Health Specialist is responsible for assisting the Nurse Practitioners in providing compassionate, quality health care to Wellness clinic patients. This is a full-time position reporting directly to the Clinic Coordinator.
Stock and set-up examination room prior to clinic; clean exam room between patients
Assist Nurse Practitioners with physical examination(s), as needed
Obtain blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger-sticks
Assist provider with patient office visits, which includes rooming patients, interviewing patients,
recording vital signs including pulse rate, blood pressure, height and weight, and entering
information in patient Electronic Health Records (EHR).
Prepare and review patient chart prior to patient’s appointment; review charts for completeness
ensuring all required information is included; note any deficiencies and utilize all available
resources (internal and external)
Organize exam rooms including general cleaning, upkeep, and re-stocking of supplies
Perform administrative tasks (prescription refills, referrals and provide patient educational
Dispose of contaminated sharps in accordance with applicable laws, standards, and policies
Track collected specimens and enter information into the lab logs and requisitions
Prepare results for patient letters and prepare for mailing
Maintain clinic inventory and order supplies, as needed
Assist providers with supervision of clinical students referred to CBWW for supervised clinical
Insert any lab results or prescription refills to be reviewed by the provider in appropriate patient
Scan patient results, referrals, and medical record requests into the EHR system for primary care
Responsible for assisting with chart transition to EHR system
Attend scheduled department staff huddles and clinic meetings
Perform all duties and services in full compliance with CBWW’s excellence standards
Attend training for certifications
Attend local health fairs to conduct community-based screenings (ex., blood pressure checks)and
to increase awareness and promotion of services
EDUCATION and CERTIFICATION
• High School diploma or equivalent
Prior administrative or clerical experience in a clinical or community-based setting highly
Medical Assistant/ Phlebotomy is a requirement
• Minimum of one (1) year clinical work experience
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and EHR systems
Basic to intermediate computer knowledge and skills
Understands the importance of maintaining confidentiality; able to maintain confidentiality under
Must have the ability to exercise a high degree of diplomacy and tact; excellent customer service
and interpersonal communication skills
Must be highly flexible; able and willing to handle a variety of tasks
Ability to work well under pressure with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work some Saturday’s (if needed)
• Health, vision and dental insurance
• Paid holidays (to include office closed with pay December 24th – January 1st each year)
• 401K Plan
• 35 hour work week
• Generous vacation and sick time
Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested applicants please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.