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HTH Outreach Specialist

Company: New Opportunities Inc
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

$17.00 per hour; 20 hours per weekPart-time, Non-Union positionEstablish relationships with discharge planners/ staff at local hospitals and Federally Qualified Health Centers to identify patients who meet the criteria for the Hospital to Home Program. Assess and develop a service plan to ensure patients successful transition to the home setting. Services include, but are not limited to, conducting an assessment of their overall needs while ensuring that various supports are in place, providing counseling and support via in person visits and/or phone calls, connecting the participant to Meals on Wheels, collaborating with the HTH nurse and dietician as well as other providers. ---Work in St. Mary's and Waterbury hospitals and Federally Qualified Health Centers to establish a relationship with the discharge planners and other referral sources. Screen individuals for program eligibility. Ensure that all appropriate documentation is obtained and the HTH administrator is informed. Perform data entry in NOI's CMS system for all Hospital to Home participants including, but not limited to: Intake, Service plans and case notes. Monitor support services and conduct weekly follow up with the participant for up to 90 days. Coordinate identified NOI services such as Senior Nutrition Services (SNS) to start home delivered meals through Meal on Wheels (MOW) program; Emergency Response System (ERS), etc. Attend meetings as required. Other duties as assigned.RequirementsBachelors Degree and experience in conducting community outreach. Bilingual preferred. Committed to aiding others to who are medically compromised. Non-judgmental, empathetic, caring individual. Ability to listen well and to demonstrate confidentiality and respect for clients of all ethnic, religious and socio-economic groups. Ability to interact with people in a mature, professional, and pleasant manner. Must have a valid Connecticut Drivers License and auto insurance.EOE AAM/Vet/Disability

Keywords: New Opportunities Inc, Waterbury , HTH Outreach Specialist, Other , Waterbury, Connecticut

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